EXTENDED DEADLINE - Call for proposals Support to local CSOs to combat stigmatization of vulnerable groups to the Republic of Moldova

10 may 2022 Chisinau, Moldova

The Council of Europe is extending the deadline for applications under call receiving for proposals “Support to local CSOs to combat stigmatization of vulnerable groups to the Republic of Moldova” until 18 May 2022 (midnight CET). Applications received after the above-mentioned date will not be...

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Call for proposals Support to local CSOs to combat stigmatization of vulnerable groups to the Republic of Moldova

21 april 2022 Chisinau, Moldova

The Council of Europe Project ”Enhancing diversity and equality in the Republic of Moldova” launched the call for proposals “Support to local CSOs to combat stigmatization of vulnerable groups to the Republic of Moldova”. It aims to co-fund two national projects aimed at implementing specific...

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A new article from a series of storytelling materials to raise awareness on discrimination issues in the Republic of Moldova is online

23 February 2022 Republic of Moldova

A new storytelling article tackling hate speech, incitement to discrimination or other forms of intolerance against immigrants living in the Republic of Moldova, has been published online. This is the sixth from a series of web articles developed by the journalistic platform "Oameni și...

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Council of Europe and EU present report on national response to hate speech in Ukraine

20/01/2022 Ukraine/Online

The report on the systemic mapping of national responses to hate speech in Ukraine was launched on Thursday 20 January. The report was prepared through an inclusive and innovative methodology, with the contribution of state institutions, civil society, media and other project stakeholders. It...

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The fifth article from a series of storytelling materials to raise awareness on discrimination issues in the Republic of Moldova is online

21/01/2022 Republic of Moldova

A new storytelling article tackling hate speech and discrimination against persons with disabilities in the Republic of Moldova, is now available online. This is the fifth from a series of six web articles developed by the journalistic platform "Oameni și Kilometri", in the framework of the...

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Advancing the counternarratives on hate speech with Eastern Partnership and Western Balkans equality bodies

17/01/2022 WESTERN BALKANS

The representatives from the network of equality bodies engaged on combating hate speech in the Eastern Partnership and Western Balkans region held their conclusive meeting online on 17 January 2022. They tackled the work and the key results during a year long of modules to improve the response...

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Call for consultants on access to justice for victims of discrimination, hate speech and hate crimes in Ukraine

20/01/2022 Strasbourg, France

The Council of Europe is currently implementing a project on strengthening access to justice for victims of discrimination, hate speech and hate crimes in the Eastern Partnership countries. In that context, it is looking for consultants on access to justice for victims of discrimination, hate...

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Launch of the report “Systemic mapping of national responses to hate speech in Ukraine”

11/01/2022 Kyiv, Ukraine

What is the impact of hate speech on the society, what challenges it poses and how can they be effectively addressed? What means of redress, tools and actions are available to victims in Ukraine? What is the role played by different state and civil society actors in addressing hate speech? These...

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Promoting Yezidi girls’ and women’s right to education in Armenia

21/12/2021 Armenia

Yezidi girls and women constitute the most vulnerable segment of this group in Armenia and usually they do not continue education after completing secondary education. "Armavir Development Center" NGO from Armenia, based in the city of Armavir where a large Yazidi community lives, is implementing...

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22 judges from the Republic of Moldova have completed a training course on combating hate speech

21/12/2021 Republic of Moldova

Between October-December 2021, a tutored course on hate speech for judges using the HELP platform, adapted to the Moldovan context and legislative framework, has been carried out in the Republic of Moldova. The activity was implemented in the framework of the regional project “Strengthening...

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Challenging stereotypes against disabled people through empowerment in Armenia

21/12/2021 Armenia

Over the period of December 2021- April 2022, the NGO Equal Rights, Equal Opportunities (EREO) from Armenia will run a project with the aim of combating discrimination against people with disabilities by promoting the rights and ensuring their inclusion in the Lori region of Armenia. This project...

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Three videos on combating hate speech in Armenia are published

21/12/2021 Armenia

In cooperation with the Human Rights Defender of Armenia, three awareness-raising videos on combating hate speech have been prepared. The videos will be massively disseminated via social media and TV channels in Armenia. The core message of the three videos is that democratic societies are built...

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Equal opportunities without sexism in Moldova: combating sexist speech, gender-based discrimination and violence against women

17/12/2021 Republic of Moldova

The NGO Gender-Centru from the Republic of Moldova, as host organization of Platform for Gender Equality, is implementing until April 2022 a project aiming at increasing equal opportunities without sexism in Moldova and raising awareness in the society at large to take a stand to combat sexist...

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Fighting Discrimination and Providing Justice for Ethnic Minorities in the Republic of Moldova

16/12/2021 Republic of Moldova

The NGO Roma National Center from the Republic of Moldova is implementing until April 2022 a project intending to change the negative attitude towards Roma and other ethnic minority groups in Moldova, as well as to raise awareness of society about the discriminatory practices that lead to social...

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From Discrimination to Inclusion: Promoting the Right to Work for All People with Disabilities in Ukraine

14/12/2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

The NGO Fight for Right from Ukraine is implementing until April 2022 a project aiming at combating discrimination affecting disabled people in Ukraine, through advocacy for improved legislation, and raising awareness about the rights of people with disabilities on the labour market. This project...

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11 police officers from the Republic of Moldova gathered with counterparts in Spain, for exchanges on diversity aspects and policing against hate crime

13 December 2021 Spain

From 13 to 15 December 2021, 11 representatives of the General Police Inspectorate of Moldova participate in a study visit to the Police of Madrid and Fuenlabrada (Spain), in order to discuss both the community police practices, the diversity aspects in policing and the fight against hate crime....

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Strengthening access to justice for LGBTQI people in Ukraine

13/12/2021 Kiyv, Ukraine

The NGO Insight from Ukraine is implementing until April 2022 a project aiming at combating discrimination and hatred against LGBTI people in Ukraine through litigation, providing access to support services and informing victims about the possibilities to get assistance. This project is carried...

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First training for judges on combating hate speech in Ukraine concluded successfully

10/12/2021 Kyiv, Ukraine

On 7 December 2021, the Council of Europe in co-operation with the National School of Judges of Ukraine, held the final webinar for a group of 26 judges as part of the training course on combating hate speech. This webinar was the fourth one of the training course started on 17 November 2021 and...

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Council of Europe and EU present report on national response to hate speech in Georgia

22 November 2021 Georgia / Online

“To address hate speech in Georgia, the government, media and civil society must unify their efforts. While planning and implementing activities to combat hate speech, it is essential to respect the fundamental right to freedom of expression and opinion and prevent the misuse of the restrictions”...

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Call for tender on purchase of hotel services in Madrid, Spain

23 November 2021 Strasbourg, France

The project on strengthening access to justice, through non-judicial redress for victims of discrimination, hate speech and hate crime in the Eastern Partnership countries, is looking for a Provider in order to support the implementation of the project with a particular expertise on hotel...

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