OSCE Conference on Tolerance in Astana, Kazakhstan

Dan Tichon, the chairman of the ITF in 2010, delivered a speech today to the OSCE's High-Level Conference on Tolerance and Non-Discrimination on the goals and proposals of the ITF in the context of a resurgence of antisemitism and Holocaust denial around the world.

The conference is taking place in Astana, since Kazakhstan holds the chairmanship of the OSCE for 2010. The focus of the conference is to share best

practices in promoting tolerance in order to effectively face threats to stability in the OSCE area. Delegations form 56 OSCE participating states are taking part in the conference and representatives from more than a hundred NGOs are present. More detailed information about the conference can be found here.