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.
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has just launched a call for tender in order to identify contractors for the provision of research and analysis services on fundamental rights issues.
Holding a meeting on human rights is not a terrorist conspiracy 10 July 2017 On 5 July 2017, ten participants in a human rights training meeting were detained at Büyükada, one of the Princes’ Islands near İstanbul, Turkey. The group consisted of eight representatives of Turkish civil society organisations working on human rights and two […]
The Joint Day of Action against Anti-Semitism and Anti-Muslim Hatred and Discrimination was marked on 30 May 2017 with a series of international events in Brussels and concluded with an interfaith dinner at the European Jewish Community Centre in the Belgian capital.
Council of Europe has adopted an Action Plan on Protecting Refugee and Migrant Children in Europe for 2017-2019.
Around 80 PICUM members came together in Brussels from 12 to 13 May to strategise and mobilise and agree on actions for PICUM to advance the rights of undocumented migrants.
The ‘Training course on Counter and Alternative Narratives to hate Speech’ develops the competences of youth workers, youth leaders and educators to use the manual We CAN! with young people.
Date and venue: 16-20 October 2017 at Utoya island, Norway.
Balint Josa, Programme Coordinator of UNITED for Intercultural Action, represented the network at the fifth coordination meeting of the No Hate Speech Movement in June 2017 in Bucharest, Romania. “We are delighted to see that the activities of UNITED are reflected in the work of the Youth Department of the Council of Europe” said Mr Josa.