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20 Apr

Responding to anti-Semitic hate crime in the OSCE region

When: Monday, April 20, 2015 - 08:00 to 22:00
Where: Vienna, Austria
Organizer: OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

This consultative civil society workshop will explore the impact anti-Semitic hate crimes have on Jewish communities in the wake of the fatal attacks in Brussels, Paris and Copenhagen and identify practical steps governments can undertake in co-operation with Jewish communities to prevent and respond to anti-Semitic attacks. 

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30 Mar

FRA Hate Crime Working Party Meeting

When: Monday, March 30, 2015 - 11:45 to Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 11:45
Where: Riga, Latvia
Organizer: FRA Working Party on Improving Reporting and Recording Hate Crime

The FRA Working Party on Improving Reporting and Recording Hate Crime will be meeting in Riga. ODIHR chairs the Party's Hate Crime Recording and Reporting Sub-Group. More information to follow.

23 Mar

FRA Workshop on improving hate crime reporting

When: Monday, March 23, 2015 - 09:00 to 17:00
Where: London, United Kingdom
Organizer: FRA Working Party on Improving Reporting and Recording Hate Crime

On 23 March, the FRA Working Party on Improving Reporting and Recording Hate Crime will host a capacity building workshop at the Ministry of Justice in London.

03 Mar

Facing Facts Forward: Make Hate Crimes Visible European Conference

When: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 08:00 to Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 17:00
Where: Brussels, Belgium
Organizer: CEJI - A Jewish Contribution to an Inclusive Europe, Facing Facts! Network of Civil Society Organisations, FRA, ODIHR and ECRI

Building on the success of the past four years, "Facing Facts!| is happy to announce its new phase: "Facing Facts Forward!" This new phase will include, among the other things, a European Conference in Brussels on the subject of recording and reporting of hate crimes.

11 Feb

Training on Combating Hate Crimes for Civil Society Representatives in Poland

When: Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 09:00 to Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 17:00
Where: Warsaw, Poland
Organizer: ODIHR

During the interactive two-day workshop, experienced trainers will explain the phenomenon of hate crime, clarify the differences between hate crimes and other manifestations of intolerance (including discrimination and hate speech), and discuss international and national legal obligations. Participants, coming from various communities and groups across Poland, will explore the OSCE concept of hate crime and its repercussions for their own group, as well as other communities. They will share and discuss strategies to address hate crimes through monitoring, reporting and advocacy. 

27 Jan

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

When: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 (All day)
Where:
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19 Jan

OSCE Personal Representatives visit to France

When: Monday, January 19, 2015 - 09:00 to Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 17:00
Where: France
Organizer: Personal Representatives on Tolerance and Non-Discrimination, ODIHR Tolerance and Non-Discrimination Department

Visit to France by the Chairperson-in-Office's Personal Representatives on Tolerance and Non-Discrimination.

15 Dec

OSCE/ODIHR signs agreement in Skopje to implement training programme against hate crime

When: Monday, December 15, 2014 - 11:45
Where: Skopje
Organizer: ODIHR, OSCE Mission to Skopje, Ministry of Interior

The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia's Ministry of Interior signed an agreement on 15 December 2014 to train local law enforcement officers in recognizing, understanding and investigating hate crimes.

The memorandum of understanding to implement ODIHR’s Training Against Hate Crimes for Law Enforcement (TAHCLE) programme was signed by Mitko Cavkov, Director of the Bureau for Public Security, and ODIHR Director Michael Georg Link. The programme will be implemented in close co-operation with the OSCE Mission to Skopje.

08 Dec

OSCE Personal Representatives visit to Turkey

When: Monday, December 8, 2014 - 09:00 to Wednesday, December 10, 2014 - 17:00
Where: Turkey
Organizer:

Visit to Turkey by the Chairperson-in-Office's Personal Representatives on Tolerance and Non-Discrimination.

27 Nov

TAHCLE Follow-Up Workshop

When: Thursday, November 27, 2014 - 09:00
Where: Danilovgrad, Montenegro
Organizer: ODIHR

Workshop for senior police and Ministry of the Interior officials, following the Fall 2013 training-of-trainers at the Montenegrin police academy.