The Life and Achievements of Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor
Viatcheslav Moshe Kantor is a public figure who was born in Russia. At the moment, Kantor is a leader in a number of organizations. He is among those considered the richest men in Russia as a result of his involvement in various trade ventures. Fighting against neo-Nazism, anti-Semitism as well as racism is brought him worldwide fame. He has been successfully involved in many endeavours to improve the quality of life for the Jews around the world. Here are some of his notable accomplishments.
Encouragement of Acceptance and Togetherness
One of the programs in which Kantor has been an active participant in the reconciliation efforts aimed at bringing the inhabitants of the European continent together. He is the pioneer of the European Council on tolerance and reconciliation (ECTR). Former presidents, as well as winners of the Nobel Prize, are normally encouraged to join this organization and help in the promotion of tolerance and reconciliation. For encouraging tolerance and peace in Europe and the rest of the world, the organization is involved in combatting extremism and racial discrimination.
Appointment as Leader of the Jewish Council
The European Jewish Council was created with the intention of looking after the interests of the Jewish people across Europe. Celebrations and memorials of events such as the Holocaust in which the Jewish people were involved is one of the ways through which this council hopes to achieve its goals. Such occurrences are commemorated so that people would not forget the past and end up doing exactly what was done then. Kantor tireless efforts through the council is to support, preserve and promote the culture of the Jews. Kantor has been the president of this council form 2007.
Involved in Atomic Weapons Demilitarization Programs
The International Luxembourg Forum on Preventing Nuclear Catastrophe was formed by Moshe Kantor, who also is serving as its president. This forum was formed with the sole purpose of atomic weapons demilitarization by countries around the world. The forum takes and organizes discussions on nuclear security, and drafts recommendations towards encouraging countries that are currently involved in nuclear arms race to consider disarmament as a viable option for global peace. And because the nuclear war threat is real, the forum works with world governments in taking this threat seriously, as well as providing a links to reliable sources of information regarding this danger.
Takes Part in Art and History Preservation
Apart from all the accomplishments listed, Kantor pioneered the Museum Of Avant-Garde Mastery in 2001, which location in Moscow in Russia. The gallery is dedicated to the promotion and preservation of art, and it currently boasts of the most renowned pieces of the Russian avant-garde art of the 20th century. As a result, the museum has preserved the former Soviet Union’s history for the period ranging between 1890 and 1930.