UNITED Berlin Conference Report – Day 1

Day 1 of the “MAKE EVERY VOICE HEARD! The Power of Victim Perspectives in Fighting Hate Crime” conference consisted of a number of insightful sessions in which participants were presented with new and interesting viewpoints on hate crimes, hate violence and the rise of fascism in Europe. Stephan Kees from VBRG opened the conference by […]

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Press Release: Make Every Voice Heard! – UNITED Conference near Berlin

UNITED Conference near Berlin, 19-24 November 2017 Follow the conference live via Facebook and Twitter Tweet and post with the hashtags #everyvoice and #UNITED17 What support can we offer for victims of hate violence and their communities? How can we incorporate victims’ perspectives into NGO activities? What are the needs of different victim groups?  These are […]

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OSCE member states urged to protect civil society space

Representatives of NGOs and the governments of OSCE member states met in Hamburg last week for the 2016 OSCE Ministerial Council and Parallel Civil Society Conference. NGOs, including UNITED and members of the Civil Solidarity Platform (CSP) presented a set of recommendations to member states highlighting the need for protection and expansion of civil society space in Europe, as well as reaffirming the need to protect the rights of migrants, refugees and minorities.

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OSCE-ODIHR publishes hate crime data for 2015

The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights has published its hate crime data for 2015, based on submissions from national governments and civil society organisations. It has called on governments to renew their efforts to meet data collection commitments.