Yuri Kanner

Russian Jewish Congress President, Head of the Organizing committee(Russia)
Speaker at Conference 2016
Speaker at Conference 2018
10:00 - 11:15

1 November

Opening of the Conference

Moderators: 

  • Anna Bokshitskaya, Executive Director of the "Russian Jewish Congress" (Russia)
  • Shimon Samuel, Director for International Relations of the Simon Wiesenthal Centre (France)
10:30 - 12:00 (8:30 CET, 2:30 EST)

22nd of November

Opening session

Moderator:

Anna Bokshitskaya, Executive Director of the Russian Jewish Congressя)

Speakers:

— Yury Kanner, President of the Russian Jewish Congress
— Sergey Vershinin, Deputy minister of Foreign Affairs Russia
— Kairat Abdrakhmanov, OSCE High Commissioner for National Minorities
— Konstantin Kosachev, Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council of the Russian Federation
— Věra Jourová, Vice President of the European Commission for Values and Transparency, online
— Nahman Shay, minister of the Diaspora Affairs of the State of Israel, online
— Vitaly Suchkov, Head of the National Policy and Interregional Relations Department, Moscow City Government

Stanislav Bedkin, Deputy Head of the Federal Agency for Ethnic Affairs of the Russian Federation
— Ahmed Obaid al Mansoori, former member of United Arab Emirates Federal National Council, founder of museum Crossroads of Civilizaitons, the «Stategist» center
— Verónica Michelle Bachelet Jeria, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Video message
— Audrey Azoulay, Director-General, UNESCO, Video message
— Dr. Ahmed Shaheed, UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief (video message)

VIDEO

15:00 — 16:30 (13:00 CET, 07:00 EST)

23rd of November

Round table of philanthropists on financing projects to counter xenophobia, antisemitism and racism

Moderator:

Viktor Vekselberg, RJC Consul for Combating Antisemitism, Member of the RJC Presidium Bureau

Participants:

— Yury Kanner, President of the Russian Jewish Congress
— Mikhail Fridman, member of the Bureau of the Presidium of the Russian Jewish Congress, founder of the Genesis Philanthropy Group, online
— David Yakobashvili, member of the Bureau of the Presidium of the Russian Jewish Congress, founder of the Sobranie Museum
— Ruben Vardanyan, Co-Founder of the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative
— Freddy Mutanguha, Executive Director, Aegis Trust, Online
— Ahmed Obiad Al Mansoori, founder of theThe Crossroads of Civilization Museum, Holocaust Museum in UAE

— Pavel Chukhrai, film director
— Dmitry Safonov, Secretary of the Foreign Relations Department, Executive Secretary of the Interreligious Council of Russia
— Anton Ignatenko, Director of the Institute of Religion and Politics

VIDEO