First ‘No Hate Speech Week’ started at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg

18 June 2024 Strasbourg

The first ever No Hate Speech Week organised by the Council of Europe has kicked off in Strasbourg today, on the International Day for Countering Hate Speech. The three-day conference offers a platform to discuss recent legal and policy developments, to share innovative practices, and to...

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The CDADI holds its 9th plenary meeting on 18-20 June

18 June 2024 Strasbourg

The Steering Committee on Anti-Discrimination, Diversity and Inclusion (CDADI) will hold its 9th plenary meeting in Strasbourg on 18-20 June 2024. During the upcoming plenary meeting, the CDADI will advance the work on several deliverables prepared by its substructures (ADI-INT, ADI-ROM,...

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Hate crimes must be unmasked, recorded and investigated, and victims supported

7 May 2024 Strasbourg

Council of Europe member States should take all necessary measures and dedicate sufficient resources to prevent and combat hate crime and support its victims, in cooperation with civil society and other stakeholders. Effective, proportionate and dissuasive provisions to prevent and combat hate...

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First meeting of the CDADI Working group on hate speech and hate crime

12 April 2024 Strasbourg

During its 8th plenary meeting held in December 2023, the Steering Committee on Anti-Discrimination, Diversity and Inclusion (CDADI) established a working group to deal with its deliverables on hate speech and hate crime. During the first working group meeting, the members met online to: Review...

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International Roma Day: adoption of a new Committee of Ministers’ Recommendation to member States on equality for Roma and Traveller* women and girls

5 April 2024 Strasbourg

Ahead of International Roma Day, the Committee of Ministers has adopted a Recommendation to the 46 Council of Europe member states to ensure equality for Roma and Traveller women and girls and address the specific vulnerabilities they face. International Roma Day is a moment for us to celebrate...

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CDADI Chair participates in Coordination meeting on addressing Anti-Muslim hatred in Strasbourg

14-15 March 2024 Strasbourg, France

Erik Adell Hellström, Chair of the Steering Committee for Anti-discrimination, Diversity and Inclusion, participated in a Coordination meeting on addressing Anti-Muslim hatred, held on 14 and 15 March 2024 in Strasbourg. This high-level event, co-organised by the Office of the Special...

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The Committee of Experts on Artificial Intelligence, Equality and Discrimination held its first meeting

19 February 2024 Strasbourg

The Committee of Experts on Artificial Intelligence, Equality and Discrimination (GEC/ADI-AI) held its first plenary meeting on 20-21 February in Strasbourg. At this first meeting which marked the beginning of this significant work, members, participants, and observers to the GEC/ADI-AI discussed...

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CDADI Vice-President participates in the Second meeting of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe with Presidents of Intergovernmental Committees

1 February 2024 Strasbourg

On 1 February 2024, Dominique Steiger-Leuba, Vice-President of the Steering Committee for Anti-discrimination, Diversity and Inclusion participated in the Second meeting of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe with Presidents of Intergovernmental Committees in Strasbourg. This...

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Meet the Newly Elected Bureau Members of CDADI

13 December 2023 Strasbourg

During its 8th plenary meeting, held on 5-7 December 2023, the CDADI held elections to appoint its Chair, Vice-Chair, and three Bureau members. The composition of the Bureau is as follows: Erik ADELL HELLSTRÖM (Sweden) was elected as Chair for the calendar year 2024; Dominique STEIGER-LEUBA...

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What can be done to stop Antisemitism, intolerance and hatred based on religion?

7 December 2023 Strasbourg

In view of the current situation in Europe, the Steering Committee on Anti-Discrimination, Diversity and Inclusion (CDADI) held an exchange of views on antisemitism and other forms of intolerance and hatred based on religion on 6 December, during its 8th plenary meeting. The exchange of views...

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