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OSCE Annual Hate Crime Report

The Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) is now preparing the 2014 hate crime reporting, which will be launched on 16 November 2015, International Tolerance Day. We would be grateful for your contribution to this process.

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Upcoming Study Session Strasbourg

(Re)Act for equal opportunities online and offline UNITED for Intercultural Action invites your organisation to nominate for a special study session at the European Youth Centre Strasbourg from 6 Apr to 13 Apr 2015, in cooperation with the Youth Department of the Council of Europe. The session aims to train 35 young NGO representatives, willing […]

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Conference in Malaga

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.

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“Information Leaflet Hate Crimes In The OSCE Region” now available

— 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 […]

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OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Burkhalter receives civil society recommendations ahead of the Ministerial Council in Basel

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.

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Action needed against growing intolerance and racism

“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’.