Over the past 14 years, as president of the Orthodox Episcopal Assembly in France, Metropolitan Emmanuel has tirelessly encouraged inter-orthodox cooperation. He has also committed himself to ecumenical dialogue with the same energy. Metropolitan Emmanuel is Vice President of the Conference of European Churches (CEC).
His Eminence represents the Ecumenical Patriarchate at the academic dialogues with Judaism and Islam. He is Co-President of the World Conference of Religions for Peace (WCRP). He has also been honored to serve as a member of the Board of Directors of the King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz International Centre for Interreligious and Intercultural Dialogue.