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.
1. An disturbing rise in racism, xenophobia and intolerance has been apparent for some years now in Europe. Those affected include migrants and asylum seekers, Jews, Muslims and Roma, Sinti and Travellers, and the reason is a supposed incompatibility between groups of different origins on cultural and religious grounds. Along with traditional racism, there is also a “race-less racism” which is equally damaging because it tends to justify discrimination against certain groups and individuals.
Please find below the information for our next UNITED Conference ”#YOUACT: YOUth ACTivism shaping our Intercultural Europe” Budapest, Hungary, 14-19 October 2015
All information and the e-nomination form can be found on this website: If your organisation is interested in nominating a representative, please fill the online expression of interest form as soon as possible (deadline 24th August 2015).
Press Release 20th June 2015
International Refugee Day – 20th June
To mark International Refugee Day, UNITED is publishing an updated edition of its List of Deaths, a new website and an interactive map. We call on you to protest against the fatal policies of Fortress Europe that lead to the deaths of desperate people looking for safe refuge.
During the latest UNITED conference “Overcome All Borders”, 4-9 May, Malaga (Spain), HOPE not Hate researcher Matthew Collins was interviewed about his past as a former member of the neofascist British National Party.
STRASBOURG, VIENNA and WARSAW – 20 March 2015 – The most effective way to counter hate speech is to reinforce the values of democracy and human rights that it threatens, the heads of three intergovernmental human rights institutions said today in a joint statement on the eve of the International Day for the Elimination of […]
Diversity! It improves our culture, it strengthens our companies, it makes our economy more resilient, and it adjusts our perspective on reality. It drives us to think broader and to respect our differences. Diversity has the power to make society better.
— Call for submissions — — Deadline today — — Forwarded mail from the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, — — For more information refer to http://www.un.org/en/events/africandescentdecade/ — A Forum for People of African Descent will start in 2015. We invite you to get involved in making it a successful platform to […]
– International UNITED Conference near Malaga, Spain, 4-9 May 2015 – Deadline 1 March 2015- – International UNITED Study Session in Strasbourg, France, 6-13 April 2015 – Deadline 26 February 2015 – Dear colleagues and friends, UNITED for Intercultural Action invites your organisation to nominate either for – the UNITED Conference near Malaga […]