Registration now open! Training of trainers course to counter hate speech

11 May 2021 Online

Apply to join our training of trainers course on “Developing human rights narratives to counter hate speech” organised by APICE in the framework of “We CAN for human rights Speech", a two-year project, led by the Council of Europe No Hate Speech and Cooperation Unit, and includes: Active Watch,...

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Report on the responses to hate speech in the Republic of Moldova now available

6 May 2021 Strasbourg

A new report on the responses to hate speech in the Republic of Moldova has been published. The report is the result of a project to use systemic analysis to map how members of society are impacted by hate speech and the redress available to them. The analysis maps the interaction individuals...

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Protecting vulnerable groups in crisis situations: more effective structures and procedures needed


Strasbourg, 05.05.2021 – The Committee of Ministers today adopted Guidelines for the 47 member states to help them in upholding equality and protecting against discrimination and hate during the Covid-19 pandemic and similar crises in the future. The Committee of Ministers stresses the importance...

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Discrimination against people with disabilities in Armenia: survey results

5 May 2021 ARMENIA

In February-March 2021, the Armenian NGO of people with disabilities UNISON conducted a survey on the topic "Discrimination on the Ground of Disability n Armenia". The survey respondents were 120 people with different types of disabilities. The results of the research show that discrimination...

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European Union and Council of Europe regional campaign: Block the hatred. Share the love! takes ahead


Since its official launch in mid-December, the regional no-hate speech campaign has continued to reach out wide audiences across the Western Balkans region. The campaign’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram profiles are being increasingly visited by number of people on a daily basis. Meglena Kuneva,...

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Bosnia and Herzegovina improves minority rights protection

29 April 2021 Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina takes measures in legislation and practice protecting the rights of the country’s national minorities and promoting the use of the minority languages in line with the Framework Convention for the Protection of National Minorities and the European Charter for Regional or...

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How can the teaching process help to preserve Roma culture and heritage

27 April 2021 Bihac

At the first major international gathering of Roma representatives in Chelsfield, England, among other things, a decision was made on the Roma anthem and flag, which today represent the symbolic side of Roma culture. For that reason, with the aim of improving the position of Roma in the Una-Sana...

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Judges and prosecutors in Armenia getting trained on hate speech


Sixteen judges and prosecutors from Armenia started on 27 April 2021 a training course on hate speech, organised by the PGG project “Strengthening access to justice for victims of discrimination, hate speech and hate crime in the Eastern Partnership countries” (funded by the European Union and...

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Call for participants: training course for journalists on combating hate speech in the audio-visual mass-media

27 April 2021 Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

The Council of Europe organises a training course on combating hate speech in the audio-visual mass-media for journalists from the Republic of Moldova. The training includes 5 sessions, on 17, 19, 21, 24 and 26 May. By the end of the training course, participants will: Develop their practical...

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Intellectual Game for Batumi school students - What? Where? When? on equality and cultural diversity

The I Choose Equality campaign within the initiative of the Council of Europe Ambassador for Equality in Adjara announces the registration of teams to participate in the intellectual game: What? Where? When? The aim of the game is to raise awareness among young people about equality and cultural...

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