Wiesenthal Centre at the World Summit on Counter-Terrorism

September 20, 2016

The Wiesenthal Centre is annually invited to the World Summit on Counter-Terrorism, where Dr. Shimon Samuels, SWC Director for International Relations introduced the theme of antisemitic terrorism.

Organized by the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism (ICT) in Herzlya, Israel, it is scheduled to mark the anniversary - this year the 15th - of 9/11.

Attended by over 1,000 from some 60 countries, including politicians, defence and intelligence officials, law enforcement and other experts, it's 2016 theme was: "Unpuzzling Terrorism".

The proceedings concluded with a simulation game scenario of an ISIS chemical attack in Berlin.

Meeting with key decision-makers, the Centre’s European office can contribute and apply approaches to security challenges in Paris and in an interconnected world.

 Dr. Samuels is pictured with:

Former Italian Foreign Minister, Giulio Sant' Agata Terzi
Former Secretary of United States Homeland Security, Michael Chertoff
Georges Fenech, President of the Parliamentary Special Commission of Enquiry on Terrorist Attacks in France