01.12.2015: Conference on the situation of the Jewish minority in Switzerland
Address by Federal Councillor Didier Burkhalter,
Head of the FDFA,
and by President of the Swiss Federation of Jewish Communities (SIG), Herbert Winter
On Tuesday, 1 December 2015, the Directorate of International Law DIL, which forms part of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA, is organising a conference on the situation of the Jewish minority in Switzerland in conjunction with the Service for Combating Racism SCRA, part of the Federal Department of Home Affairs FDHA. The event is taking place with the support of the Council of Europe and in association with the Swiss Federation of Jewish Communities (SIG) and the Platform for Liberal Jews in Switzerland (PLJS).
This public event is being held in Bern at the Zentrum Paul Klee.
The programme is enclosed. Media representatives interested in covering the conference are requested to register by Friday 27 November 2015, at firstname.lastname@example.org.