This conference took place from 4 to 9 May 2015 and focused on the intolerance migrants face in Europe with an emphasis on the scapegoating reaction to migration at Southern European borders. The aim of this conference was to create ideas, vision, and strategies to counter this intolerance and the lack of a strong and humane political vision.
— OSCE Press Release — — Forwarded mail from the Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media — — For more information refer to http://www.osce.org/fom/133606 — The world is mourning the horrific terrorist attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in which 12 people were murdered and several people wounded. Ten of […]
’Je Suis Charlie’
Condemning Terrorist Attacks in France and
Urging Against Rise of Anti-Islamic Ideas
The Steering Committee of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum expresses deepest condolences to the
relatives and friends of victims of hideous hate crimes in France between 7 and 9 January 2015.
— OSCE/ ODIHR and United Leaflet — — For more information refer to http://hatecrime.osce.org — Civil Society Contributions to OSCE-ODIHR Hate Crime Reporting website The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and United for Intercultural Action published this leaflet together. This leaflet is available in English and Russian. You can download digital copies or order paper […]
In December 2014 UNITED will update the online European Address Book Against Racism! Make sure the data on your organisation is correct and up to date!
You can find the online European Address Book Against Racism on:
BASEL, 03 December 2014 – In his capacity as Chairperson-in-Office of the OSCE, Didier Burkhalter attended the closing session of the Parallel Civil Society Conference, held in the margins of the Ministerial Council meeting on 02 and 03 December. In Basel, more than 100 civil society representatives discussed and adopted concrete recommendations directed at the OSCE, its Institutions, field presence and participating States.
“Action is needed”, says Ralph du Long, delegate from UNITED for Intercultural Action at the OSCE Parallel Civil Society Conference in Basel: “We see a rise of racist parties across the OSCE region. The OSCE is in a key position to step up the fight against racism and intolerance and has developed many instruments. We included a number of important recommendations in our ‘Basel declaration’.
— OSCE/ ODIHR Press Release —
WARSAW, 14 November – The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) today released its data for 2013 on its Hate Crime Reporting website. The release was timed ahead of the International Day for Tolerance on Sunday, 16 November.
International Day Against Fascism and Antisemitism – 9 November 2014
More than 220 coordinated actions united under the slogan “REMEMBER” have been organised by grass-roots organisations and different local groups in 45 European countries for the International Day Against Fascism and Antisemitism. On www.DayAgainstFascism.eu you can find many local activities that took place in Europe.
UNITED for Intercultural Action has signed a petition by Amnesty International – The Netherlands called “Joint NGO letter to the president of the Russian Federation to stop clampdown on freedom of association”. The petition will be send to the President of the Russian Federation Putin to should persuade the president to revoke the “foreign agents” […]