Steering Board

Center for Combating Antisemitism and Intolerance

According to Articles 10, 11, and 12. of the Statute, the Steering Board is the executive body that ensures the implementation of the CBA goals.
The Assembly elects the Steering Board, its President, and two deputies. The mandate of the Steering Board members is four years, and they can be re-elected to the same position.
The President of the Board represents the CBA.

Misko stanisic

Miško Stanišić, president

Novi Sad, Serbia

Initiator and founder of the Center for Combating Antisemitism and Intolerance, director of the NGO Terraforming, a member of the delegation of the Republic of Serbia to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance IHRA, author of teaching materials, creator of exhibitions, organizer of public events and facilitator of award-winning international projects and initiatives in the fields of education about the Holocaust and antisemitism, steering committee member European Network for Combating antisemitism through Education ENCATE, coordinator of the IHRA expert team for developing recommendations for learning and teaching about the suffering and genocide of the Roma during the Nazi era,member of professional and advisory bodies in addressing antisemitism and education about the Holocaust in institutions such as OSCE/ODIHR, UNESCO, EuroClio, etc.

Aleksandar stojanović

Dr. Aleksandar Stojanović, vice president

Belgrade, Serbia

Dr. Aleksandar Stojanović, historian, research associate at the Institute for Recent History of Serbia, and activist of Haver Serbia. He received his doctorate in 2014. on the topic “Ideas, socio-political projects and practice of the government of Milan Nedić 1941-1944” at the Department of History of Yugoslavia, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Belgrade. His areas of professional interest are, among other things, the topics of collaboration in the Second World War, the ideology of the Serbian right and antisemitic propaganda in pre-war Serbia, and antisemitism in Serbia at the end of the 20th and the beginning of the 21st century. He is a frequent lecturer, moderator, and participant in panel discussions organized by Haver Serbia, especially in programs related to commemorating the Holocaust, overcoming trauma, reconciliation, interreligious dialogue, and others.

Nevena Bajalica, vice president

Novi Sad, Serbia

Nevena Bajalica is a researcher, educator and project manager with over 25 years of experience in international projects. At the International Department of the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, Nevena gained experience in education about the Holocaust and working with young people. Since 2012 Nevena is a member of the delegation of the Republic of Serbia in the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance IHRA, the IHRA Working Group for Museums and Memorials, the Committee for Antisemitism and Holocaust Denial, as well as various expert teams. As a member of the ODIHR and UNESCO expert team, she participated in the development of the publication “Countering Anti-Semitism through Education: Guidelines for Policy Makers” and the curriculum of the online course “Combating Anti-Semitism through Education”.

Advisory Board

Center for Combating Antisemitism and Intolerance

According to Article 14. of the Statute, the Advisory Board consists of distinguished members who, with their experience and knowledge, can make a special contribution toward fulfilling the Center’s objectives.
The role of the Advisory Board is to:

  • Provides expert support to the Management Board in creating plans for the Center’s strategic activities,
  • Gives expert advice and suggestions for long-term and short-term activities of the Center,
  • Gives expert advice and suggestions for overcoming specific problems in the realization of the Center’s goals and activities,
  • – Contribute to promoting the Center and its strategic goals and activities, locally and internationally.
Mirko stefanovic

Mirko Stefanović

Novi Sad, Serbia

member of the Jewish community of Novi Sad, retired diplomat, lawyer, and professor, during his rich diplomatic career, he was consul in Iraq, ambassador to Israel and Portugal, and state secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia, lectures on Middle Eastern diplomacy, Israel and antisemitism.

Martina meschke

Martina Maschke

Vienna, Austria

the long-term director of the Department for International Bilateral Relations and Holocaust Education at the Federal Ministry of Education of the Republic of Austria, one of the initiators and coordinators of the development of the national strategy for combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life in the Republic of Austria, member of the Austrian delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance IHRA.

Anna zielinska

Anna Zielińska

Krakow, Poland

Tolerance and anti-discrimination expert with experience as Adviser on combating antisemitism at the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), secretary of the board of the Polish Jewish Society Czulent from Krakow, jurist, activist, experienced in hate speech research projects and development and implementation of the tools and systems for monitoring antisemitic incidents.

Mark weitzman

Mark Weitzman

New York, USA

Chief Operating Officer at the World Jewish Restitution Organization (WJRO), former Director of government affairs for the Simon Wiesenthal Center. Mark is a member of the U.S. delegation to the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance IHRA, where he chaired the Committee on Antisemitism and Holocaust Denial, and the Museums and Memorials Working Group. He was the architect of IHRA’s adoption of the Working Definition of Antisemitism. Mark co-chaired the Working Group on International Affairs of the Global Forum on Antisemitism. Author and editor, coedited the Routledge History of Antisemitism (2023), coauthor of “An End to Antisemitism! A Catalogue of Policies to Combat Antisemitism”, member of the Advisory Expert Group of the joint OSCE/UNESCO publication Addressing Antisemitism through Education: Guidelines for Policymakers (2018). He has testified in the U.S. Congress, met with world leaders, and been a featured speaker at UN conferences on antisemitism and extremism.

Benjamin fischer

Benjamin Fischer

Berlin, Germany

The program director of the Alfred Landecker Foundation from Berlin, with a wealth of experience: he worked as Chief Digital Officer of the Central Welfare Board of Jews in Germany and as Public Affairs Officer of the European Jewish Congress. the president of the European Union of Jewish Students (EJUS), representing it in institutions such as the EU, OSCE and UNHCR, the founder of the German Jewish Student Union, and a member of the board of directors of the World Jewish Museum. He studied Politics and Law in Hamburg and currently pursues an Executive MBA at Central European University in Vienna.

Monika hübscher

Monika Hübscher

Haifa, Israel – Essen, Germany

Ph.D. Fellow at Haifa University, Researching Antisemitism on Social Media, Research Associate at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Co-editor of “Antisemitism on Social Media” (2002), research associate on the “Antisemitism and Youth” project, author of the chapter on online antisemitism in Routledge’s Handbook of Antisemitism (2023), gives presentations and workshops to policymakers, representatives of ministries and governments in, among others, Israel, Germany, and Denmark, as well as to teachers and other education stakeholders in, among others, Germany, Denmark, Sweden, and the USA.

Alina bricman

Alina Bricman

Brussels, EU

Director of EU affairs at B’nai B’rith International, based in Brussels, where she coordinates work with EU institutions, industry, and civil society experts in countering antisemitism, strengthening EU-Israel relations, and promoting Holocaust remembrance. She was the president of the European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS), and before that she worked for the Representation of the European Commission in Romania and for the Median Research Center, a Romanian civil society organization focused on civic engagement and combating xenophobia. She studied Political Science in Bucharest and Budapest.

Supervisory Board

Center for Combating Antisemitism and Intolerance

According to Article 13. of the Statute of the Center, the Supervisory Board oversees the financial operations.
The Supervisory Board has three members elected by the Assembly. The mandate of the members of the Supervisory Board lasts two (2) years, and they can be re-elected to the same position.
The Supervisory Board submits a report at each session of the Assembly.

Duška Dimović, member

White City

Milovan Pisarri , member

White City

Nebojša Govedarica , member

Novi Sad

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