OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) released a report on 15 September 2017 stating that threats and attacks against human rights defenders in the OSCE area have continued to increase in severity and frequency over the last three years.
In cooperation with Human Rights Education Youth Network (HREYN), the European Youth Press (EYP) and the Youth Department of the Council of Europe, UNITED is taking part in a special project to counter hate and violent extremism among young people at risk of social exclusion. The project, which takes place over the course of 2017, […]
Make Every Voice Heard! The Power Of Victim Perspectives In Fighting Hate Crime 19-24 November 2017 near Berlin, Germany ** New deadline for nominations: 10 September ** UNITED is extending the deadline for nominations for its upcoming network conference “Make Every Voice Heard! The Power Of Victim Perspectives In Fighting Hate Crime”. The new deadline for […]
International training course for 4 countries (Italy, Austria, Scotland and Hungary) in order to develop the capacity of project partners in relation to using education through sport methods in promoting an LGBTQI inclusive sport environment in all levels of sport.
Through our cooperation with the EU-Russia Forum, UNITED encourages members of its network from Estonia, Belarus, Georgia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine with experience in media and countering fake news to submit their application for the 1st Vilnius Young Leaders Meeting (VYLM).
A long time partner of UNITED and friend in combating hate, xenophobia and intolerance, the FARE Network is encouraging civil society to apply for small and medium size grants to participate in its campaign, the Football People weeks, running between 5 and 19 October 2017.
The Frontex Management Board has launched a public call for applications for civil society organisations to join the Frontex Consultative Forum for Fundamental Rights.
The UNITED Secretariat deems the attack in Charlottesville as an act of terrorism and stands by the counter-protesters, reiterating that responding to societal tensions in a hateful and violent manner is not an acceptable form of expression of opinion.
The Council of Europe has published a call for participants for a seminar that will explore how youth participation in Internet Governance can be ensured in a meaningful and inclusive manner and will formulate recommendations for future action to be taken by the Youth Department and the Council of Europe to support youth participation.
Evdokia Romanova, a long-time supporter and activist of UNITED, has been charged in Russia with sharing posts on her Facebook profile whose content was related to the topic of the human rights of LGBT people in Russia. The UNITED Secretariat is concerned about the noticeable shrinking space of human rights activists and calls on its supporters to join the action of Avers in support of Evdokia.