22 January 2021 Time to read: 1 min

Austria presents National Strategy against Antisemitism

On 21 January 2021, Vice Chancellor Werner Kogler, Federal Minister for European Affairs Karoline Edtstadler and the President of the Vienna Jewish Community Oskar Deutsch presented the Austrian National Strategy against Antisemitism in the Federal Chancellery in Vienna.

This comprehensive plan was developed by the Austrian Federal Government in cooperation with representatives of the Jewish community in Austria and other institutions in fulfillment of the EU Council Declaration of 6 December 2018 on the fight against antisemitism. The strategy comprises measures for applying the IHRA working definition of antisemitism and for better protecting Jewish communities and institutions and with the involvement of relevant ministries and stakeholders.

Read the Austrian National Strategy against Antisemitism (in German).

Vice Chancellor Werner Kogler, Minister Karoline Edtstadler and President of the Vienna Jewish Community Oskar Deutsch. Katharina v. Schnurbein, European Commission Coordinator on combatting Antisemitism participated virtually. Credit:BKA/Hans Hofer

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