CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Become members of UNITED’s Youth Advisory Board!

UNITED is opening the opportunity for delegates of UNITED supporter organisations to become members of UNITED’s Youth Advisory Board. Role of the Youth Advisory Board Role of the Youth Advisory Board The Advisory Board is responsible to oversee UNITED’s Secretariat with vision, strategy, resources, networking and accountability, based on the network organisations’ needs and objectives. […]

Europeans of foreign origins, especially from Africa, to representative positions within the European Union

Nearly 15 million Europeans are of African descent, representing 3,3% of the European population estimated at nearly 447.7 million. Although they may be legally well-integrated as European citizens, they still face discrimination regarding their economic, social, cultural and political rights. According to the 2018 European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey entitled Being Black in the […]

Upcoming webinar: Climate Justice and Peace

Do you remember our webinar earlier this year, where we co-organized a 2-day conference to discuss the future of civic organizing in the context of the global pandemic? We are back now with a follow-up to the exchanges we first had in April. “Peace is like a little bird – the more you try to […]

9th of November campaign – Day against Fascism and Antisemitism

We are back this year with another campaign for the 9th of November – the Day against Fascism and Anti-semitism. This has been a particularly difficult year for all of us, globally. We have all been thrown into entirely unknown circumstances; our lives have been disrupted, and the world has grappled with how to deal […]

Joint statement: French Minister threatening to close down anti-racist civil society organisation

ENAR and 70+ civil society organisations and academics express support to the Collective Against Islamophobia in France, following the call by Gérald Darmanin, French Minister of the Interior, to dissolve the organisation, and call on international solidarity against this manifestation of structural racism targeting civil society. First published on 20 October 2020 on European Network […]

Je suis Samuel

Julie Ward First published on October 22, 2020 in North East Bylines. The horrific killing of history teacher Samuel Paty, 47, in Paris on October 16th raises issues that keep coming back to haunt us across Europe and the wider world. Paty was doing his job. He was a teacher at a suburban school in […]

UNITED Virtual Conference with OXLO – A Success!

On the 30th September to the 1st October, UNITED, in cooperation with the Oslo municipality, hosted a virtual conference, covering the topics of youth, women, refugees and minorities, NGOs, and intersectionality. Concerning the circumstances organising it offline or online, causing a lot of delay, the conference was a success, with participants from all over Europe […]

CALL FOR CEASEFIRE IN NAGORNO-KARABACH

CALL FOR CEASEFIRE IN NAGORNO-KARABACH #CEASEFIRENOW #PEACEinNagornoKarabach  Joint statement   We, UNITED for Intercultural Action, No Hate Speech Network, Prague Spring 2, Youth Center “Perspektiva”, IMPRESS, Alliance for Labour and Solidarity, Activists for Peace, Human Rights Association, APICE and YAN express deep and grave concerns over the escalating violence between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the […]

SOLIDARITY IN ACTION: UNITED CONFERENCE

We are back with our next conference! Due to the ongoing circumstances, this one (like last one) will also be held entirely online. On the 30th September to the 1st October, UNITED, in cooperation with the Oslo municipality, will be hosting a conference, covering the topics of youth, women, refugees and minorities, NGOs, and intersectionality. […]

Belarus: UNITED calls the government to respect the rights of all citizens to peaceful demonstrations

Image: Andrei Bortnikau (Shutterstock) UNITED For Intercultural Action expresses its solidarity with the Belarusian civil society in the face of the government’s repression.  We are deeply concerned about the violent mass repression against peaceful demonstrators, nongovernmental organizations, journalists and political opponents in Belarus. The reports we have received from grassroots activists and journalists echo the […]