CEJI: Security measures for Jewish institutions are more needed than ever

Today’s attack at the Jewish Museum in Brussels is horrifying and deeply troubling. Our sympathies are with the families of the victims of this cowardly act. This is not simply an attack on one group of people, but an attack that strikes at the heart of an inclusive, respectful, and peaceful Europe.

The immediate need in such a vicious attack is to care for the victims and to catch the perpetrators. But we must also understand the mechanisms which lead to such incidents, such as that in 2012 at the Jewish school in Toulouse.

Roundtable discussion: Europe on the Far Right: Developments and Strategies against

Current polls worryingly suggest that Front National, led by Marine Le Pen, might be the strongest French power after the elections, expected to hold up to 20 seats.
Marine Le Pen, Dutch Geert Wilders and Austrian Heinz-Christian Strache have already announced their aim to establish a joint parliamentary Group in the European Parliament. In Germany, the possibility looms of "Alternative für Deutschland", which again spreads right-wing populist arguments, getting into the European Parliament...

CEJI's Award-winning Training Programmes featured in 'Excellence in Adult Education 2013'

Our award-winning suite of Belieforama religious diversity and anti-discrimination training programmes has been featured in a new publication by the European Association for the Education of Adults (EAEA). The publication (EAEA Grundtvig Award - Excellence in Adult Education 2013 (PDF)) shortlists 12 projects in the European category: