Seasonal greetings from UNITED summarising highlights and news of the network in 2017
On 5th and 6th of December 2016, more than 100 NGO representatives, among others the Programme Coordinator of UNITED, gathered in Vienna to discuss urgent human rights matters and their impact in the OSCE region.
The last day of the conference continued to focus on how to implement strategies in our NGO activities, including reporting of hate crimes and cooperating with various actors like law enforcement bodies,government institutions and the media.
Day 3 of the conference focused on sharing best practices and practical tools in supporting victims of hate crimes.
The second day of the conference near Berlin focused on identifying the needs of victims of bias-motivated violence and what support organisations can offer them, and better understanding the perspective of victims.
Day 1 of the “MAKE EVERY VOICE HEARD! The Power of Victim Perspectives in Fighting Hate Crime” conference consisted of a number of insightful sessions in which participants were presented with new and interesting viewpoints on hate crimes, hate violence and the rise of fascism in Europe.
UNITED Conference near Berlin, 19-24 November 2017 Follow the conference live via Facebook and Twitter Tweet and post with the hashtags #everyvoice and #UNITED17 What support can we offer for victims of hate violence and their communities? How can we incorporate victims’ perspectives into NGO activities? What are the needs of different victim groups? These are […]
Thousands of fascists and other far-right extremists marched through Warsaw on Saturday 11 November, dominating Poland’s Independence Day with one of the largest gatherings in Europe, a rally where banners of white supremacy and red-and-white Polish flags were waved, alongside signs equating Islam with terrorism and signs denouncing same-sex marriage.
Thanks to the collaboration of artist and UNITED activist Banu Cennetoğlu from Turkey, the Tagesspiegel newspaper in Berlin has published a 48-page supplement today including the UNITED ‘List of Deaths’ to mark the International Day Against Fascism on 9 November.
For this year’s International Day Against Fascism and Antisemitism campaign, UNITED is organising a special poster competition and invites all its partner organisations and supporters to submit poster designs to contribute to spreading our campaign message.