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’.


OSCE/ODIHR hate crime data for 2013 now available

— 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.


Europe spoke out against Fascism and Antisemitism!

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.


Petition to stop clampdown on freedom of association in Russia

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” […]


Vote and you can make a difference! – Canvassing in Hungary

In Hungary, Roma people are facing discrimination and miserable living conditions. The Foundation of Subjective Values stressed the importance of Roma participation in the EU Parliament elections: “They welcomed our message and promised they to give their opinion also at the elections”, said Balint Josa about canvassing in the Roma community of Kakucs.


Voting for those without a political voice – campaigning in Greece

How would it feel if you were born in a country that refuses to grant you citizenship simply because of your migrant background? What if you could not have full access to the labor market or even worse if you needed a residence permit in order to live in the country where you were born and raised? – This is the case for 200.000 children and young people in Greece. Do not obstain! Vote for them as well!