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inter-religious dialogue

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Jewish communities in the European Union

Europe’s Jewish population has been diminishing in recent decades, and a growing number of anti-Semitic acts and anti-Jewish violence have been occurring in recent years in the EU. In defence of its values, including respect for minorities, the EU undertakes and funds actions to counter anti-Semitism. Continue reading

EU Institutions and non-confessional organisations on education and culture to counter violent extremism

Written by Denise Chircop On 17 November 2015, EP President Martin Schulz and Vice-President Antonio Tajani hosted a dialogue with philosophical and non-confessional organisations on the theme ‘How can education contribute to tackle radicalism and fundamentalism in Europe?’ The event took place within the framework of Article 17 TFEU, which commits the EU institutions to … Continue reading

Education and Intercultural Dialogue as tools against radicalisation

Written by Denise Chircop, At a time of rising concerns in Europe over radicalisation and violent extremism, the role that education and intercultural dialogue can play in promoting respect for diversity, pluralism and human rights is increasingly under the spotlight. Roles and concepts Education is the competence of the Member States and the European Union’s … Continue reading

The EU institutions and dialogue with non-confessional organisations

Written by Magdalena Pasikowska-Schnass, The European institutions hold dialogue sessions every year with churches and non-confessional and philosophical organisations. Based on Article 17 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFUE) the dialogue focuses on issues upon the European agenda. Background: from ‘A Soul for Europe’ to TFEU Article 17 In 1994, … Continue reading

EPRS briefings in preparation for the EP event on inter-religious dialogue

Written by Anita Orav On 24 March 2015, the European Parliament will be hosting a high-level conference on religious fundamentalism and radicalisation as well as on the role of inter-religious dialogue and tolerance in addressing these concerns. The debate between representatives of the EU and the religious communities can be followed directly online. In preparation … Continue reading

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