Top Antisemitism Special Envoys From Around World Coming Together at 2021 Kyiv Jewish Forum

November 23, 2021

With antisemitism on the rise worldwide, more and more countries and international organizations are looking for ways to take action to fight back.

In recent years, a growing number of special envoys dedicated to combating antisemitism at the national and transcontinental levels have been appointed. Their missions are to spearhead governmental efforts to root out the age-old societal scourge of Jew-hatred and promote interfaith tolerance.

On Thursday, December 16th, 2021, a distinguished lineup of such officials will take part in a special panel discussion — titled “Antisemitism and Hate Speech: Today’s Challenges” — on the second day of the virtual 2021 Kyiv Jewish Forum.

This distinguished gathering will feature: Prof. Irwin Cotler, Canada’s Special Envoy on Preserving Holocaust Remembrance and Combating Antisemitism; Katharina von Schnurbein, European Commission Coordinator on Combating Antisemitism and Fostering Jewish Life; Fernando Lottenberg, Organization of American States Commissioner to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism; Shuli Davidovich, Head of the Israeli Foreign Ministry’s Bureau for World Jewish Affairs and World Religions; Denys Monastyrsky, Minister of Interior of Ukraine; and Robert Singer, Chairman of the Center for Jewish Impact and Combat Antisemitism Movement (CAM) Senior Advisor.

Don’t miss this unique chance to hear from the world’s leading experts on the fight against contemporary antisemitism.

First held in 2019, the Kyiv Jewish Forum is an annual event bringing together top global leaders to share their insights on the most pressing issues facing Jewish communities worldwide.

This year’s Forum will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the establishment of official diplomatic relations between the Republic of Ukraine and State of Israel, and also highlight Ukraine’s storied Jewish history and close alliance with the United States.

For more information about the 2021 Kyiv Jewish Forum and FREE registration, visit: kyivjewishforum.com