15 Oct 2020 15:27:00
Regional event: Improving evidence, information and data to understand and address discrimination, hate speech and hate crimesOnline
The Council of Europe is organising a regional event on data collection which will be comprised...
02 Oct 2020 10:41:00
Call for proposals: Grants for support to civil society organisations for combating discrimination in Armenia, Republic of Moldova and UkraineStrasbourg 2 October 2020
Under the framework of the European Union/Council of Europe joint programme Partnership for Good...
23 Sep 2020 15:42:00
Assisting national beneficiaries in Armenia to improve their disaggregated data collection on hate crimes, discrimination and hate speechARMENIA 23 September 2020
The fight against hate crime, discrimination and hate speech needs effective and coherent...
23 Sep 2020 15:01:00
Assisting national beneficiaries to collect disaggregated data on discrimination, hate speech and hate crimes in UkraineUkraine 23 September 2020
Recording and reporting hate crime, discrimination and hate speech remain an important priority...
Who will benefit from this project?
- General public and in particular victims of discrimination, hate speech and hate crime, will benefit from better protection of their rights through non-judicial redress mechanisms
- Equality bodies and/or Ombudspersons’ Offices
- Civil society organisations working with/representing vulnerable communities
- Ministries of Justice, Ministries of Interior, Judiciary and law enforcement agencies
How will the project work?
- In close co-operation with the national partners
- Through regional activities and networking to support peer learning from good practices
- Applying a tailor-made approach to meet the concrete needs of the country
- Building on the results of co-operation in the field of anti-discrimination under PGG Phase I (2015-2018)
- To improve access to justice for victims of discrimination, hate crime and hate speech through non-judicial redress mechanisms
- To strengthen the capacity and co-operation of Equality bodies/ Ombudsoffices with NGO partners on redress mechanisms to discrimination, hate speech and hate crime
- To raise awareness towards non-discrimination and to increase the visibility of national redress mechanisms
- The legislation on anti-discrimination, hate crime and hate speech is improved and implemented more effectively in line with European human rights standards
- Procedures and tools for disaggregated data gathering on hate crime are further strengthened
- The capacity of Equality bodies/ Ombudspersons’ Offices and NGOs to assist men and women from vulnerable groups in pursuing discrimination complaints through relevant non-judicial redress mechanisms is increased
- Awareness of the work of ‘equality bodies’ / Ombudspersons’ Office and non-judicial redress mechanisms is increased among women and men from vulnerable communities, general public, and NGOs.
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