ECI wishes UN Secretary-General “Shana Tova” after UNGA week in New York:

“Time to add eradication of anti-Semitism to list of UN Sustainable Development Goals”


ECI meets with President of the German Bundestag

Germany stands by its commitment for the safety and security of Israel


ECI co-hosts Passover Seder at the UN

The UN pauses to reflect on the miracle of Passover


ECI calls for more coherent EU-policy to combat anti-Semitism

ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27th


Historic day in Brussels as ECI celebrates 15th anniversary

and EU passes first ever resolution against anti-Semitism


ECI welcomes announcement by Romania of embassy move to Jerusalem – “Right thing to do for a nation which has historically preserved its diplomatic relations with Israel despite outside pressure”

Washington D.C., March 25th, 2019 – Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă announced the intention to move the Romanian embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington D.C. on Sunday. Together with the a... read more

ECI calls out Israel bashing at UN rally in Geneva

Geneva, March 20th, 2019 – ECI Founding Director Tomas Sandell called on all European members of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva to denounce the anti-Israel bias in the work of the UN body which meets in Geneva this week for its first session of... read more

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The European Report is a new political discussion program that comes from the heart of Europe in the European Parliament and addresses issues concerning Europe and the Middle East.

European Report September 2019

Should the EU stop funding UNRWA? Simon Barrett is joined by MEP Bert-Jan Ruissen, MEP Charlie Weimers and ECI Founding Director Tomas Sandell.

The European Union and Israel – Jerusalem Studio

In the program Jerusalem Studio produced by TV7, ECI Founding Director Tomas Sandell and TV7 Analyst Amir Oren discuss the relationship between the European Union and Israel. The program host in Jerusalem is Jonathan Hessen.

European Report June 2019

Results of the EU elections and their ramifications for the next five years. Simon Barrett is joined by MEP Bas Belder, newly elected MEP Charlie Weimers ja ECI Founding Director Tomas Sandell.

European Report May 2019

BDS legislation and EU elections. Simon Barrett is joined by MEP Igor Gräzin, Director of Europe Israel Public Affairs, Alex Benjamin and ECI Brussels representative Ruth Isaac.

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October 4, 2018
Interview of Tomas Sandell in Kyrkpressen
Stå upp för judarna


August 29, 2018
Interview of Tomas Sandell in Audiatur-Online
European Coalition for Israel – Israels Freunde in der EU
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