It is with great sadness and heavy heart that we announce the tragic passing of our beloved colleague and friend, Vitali Safarov, from our partner organisation Center for Participation and Development and Tbilisi City Shelter, Georgia. His legacy will be cherished by all UNITED friends who had the chance to meet him.
Following the murder of a man with supposedly German-Cuban heritage committed by two refugees, neo-Nazis and other far-right extremists rallied and protested violently in the East-German town of Chemnitz against migration and refugees.
We are startled and distressed to see that for the first time since UNITED was founded, our work has been attacked at the Liverpool Biennial, where the UNITED List of Refugee Deaths has been on display in its entirety.
In a landmark decision, the Constitutional Court of France said that Cedric Herrou farmer was not guilty of a crime when he smuggled migrants into the country because he acted under “the principle of fraternity – a major success in the fight of decriminalizing humanitarian help.
The #FootballPeople programme of FARE offers small grants to support hundreds of projects across Europe in and around Europe’s largest series of social interventions in sport. Grants of up to €500 are now available for organisations to apply and organise activities during the period at local or regional level that promote diversity and social inclusion.
UNITED was represented at the Annual General Assembly of the European Network Against Racism (ENAR), an EU-focused antiracist network between 21-24 June 2018 in Lisbon.
OSCE/ODIHR is asking civil society groups to report incidents of hate crime that happened during the 2017 calendar year by 15 July 2018.
Are you passionate about antiracism, antifascism, and promoting diversity and inclusion? Do you have experience of campaigning? Do you want to assist one of the largest European NGO networks with Europe-wide initiatives to tackle discrimination and prejudice? Apply to be a member of UNITED’s Campaign Preparation Group!
The UNITED List of Refugee Deaths counting 34,361 deaths which are a direct result of the fatal policies of Fortress Europe has been published by Il Manifesto journal in Italy today, drawing attention to the controversial migration policies of the Italian government.
The Hungarian government passed the anti-immigrant “Stop Soros” law package that criminalizes assistance to migrants and refugees on 20 June, on the International Refugee Day.