Marco Notarbartolo di Sciara reports on the situation faced by refugees and migrants on the Greek island of Leros in the Aegean Sea. Photos by Michael Sarnitz.
Nominations for the next UNITED conference are now open! Entitled “Moving Stories: Narratives of Migration Crossing Europe”, the conference will take place from 22-27 April 2016 at a venue near Torino, Italy. Deadline for nominations is 28 February.
Diversity has given so much to European societies. In every part of our continent, people of different ethnic, religious and cultural backgrounds work together to build communities, deliver services and improve each other’s lives. It seems clear that diversity is the future.
UNITED network organisation Hope Not Hate has published a new report on the far-right “Counter-Jihad” movement. The Counter-Jihad Movement: Anti-Muslim hatred from the margins to the mainstream delves deep into the roots of the issue, and profiles key figures from the movement in Europe, North America and Australia.
On the occasion of the International Day for Tolerance celebrated on 16 November, representatives of bottom-up initiatives for assistance to refugees from five EU states were invited by the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum to Berlin.
ODIHR’s hate crime data for 2014 is now available. Forty-three participating States submitted information, along with 122 civil society groups covering incidents in 46 countries.
Michael Oesterle of Sport Against Racism Ireland looks at the story of the Austrian-Jewish football club Hakoah Vienna and its hero Béla Guttmann
It’s 9th November 1938. Broken glass is covering the streets of Europe. But it’s not about the broken glass. This is the start of one of the largest genocides in human history.
The upcoming UNITED Conference entitled #YOUACT: YOUth ACTivism shaping our Intercultural Europe will be held in Budapest, Hungary, from 14 to 19 October. More than 100 young activists and experts from across Europe will participate in our upcoming 5-day conference, exchanging knowledge, good practices and specific tools, and brainstorming on how to efficiently tackle discrimination […]
2015 has seen record numbers of migrants risking their lives trying to enter Europe, leading to continuous tragedies both at sea and land borders.