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16 Jun

Annual ECCHRD Meeting

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 09:00 to Friday, June 17, 2016 - 17:00

Where: Budapest, Hungary
Organizer: Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives

Annual meeting of the European Coordination Committee for Human Rights Documentation (ECCHRD), hosted by the Vera and Donald Blinken Open Society Archives at the Central European University.

08 May

Call for papers - Hate Crimes in South-East Europe

When: Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 16:30

The OSCE Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina in co-operation with the Faculty of Criminal Justice, Criminology and Security Studies of the University of Sarajevo, and in partnership with the OSCE Presence in Albania, OSCE Mission in Kosovo, OSCE Mission to Montenegro, OSCE Mission to Serbia and OSCE Mission to Skopje announces a call for papers on hate crimes, which will be presented at a conference on hate crimes in South-East Europe in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on 8 November 2016.

Paper proposals should be submitted by 8 May 2016.

30 Apr

2015 Hate Crime Data: Deadline for civil society contributions

When: Saturday, April 30, 2016 -
09:15 to 23:45

Where: OSCE Region
Organizer: OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR)

2015 Hate Crime Data: civil society groups have until 30 April to submit their contributions.

Find out more here: 

10 Mar

Survey: Consultations on ODIHR's Hate Crime Reporting

When: Thursday, March 10, 2016 (All day)
Organizer: OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR)

ODIHR's hate crime reporting website went public in June 2014. We are now assessing how hate crime data are collected and presented and invite you to submit your thoughts through an online survey. The survey should take 5-10 minutes to complete. We thank you for your contributions.


27 Jan

International Holocaust Remembrance Day 2016

When: Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 09:30
Where: OSCE Region

27 January marks International Holocaust Remembrance Day.

03 Dec

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

When: Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 15:45

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been commemorated since 1992 to promote awareness and mobilize support for critical issues relating to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in society and development. The Day works to promote action to raise awareness about disability issues and draw attention to the benefits of an inclusive and accessible society for all.

18 Nov

Ending Hate Crime through Civil Society Coalition Building and Co-operation with Respective National Points of Contact on Hate Crime Event

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 09:00 to Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 17:00

Where: Vienna, Austria
Organizer: OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

Part of ODIHR's efforts to support civil society as an effective partner, this event will bring together civil society groups to strengthen dialogue and co-operation with state authorities in order to promote mutual respect and understanding with the goal of ending hate crime, intolerance and discrimination in the OSCE region.

The objectives of the event are threefold: 

  • Sharing best practices and challenges in building coalitions in the OSCE region to work on ending hate crime, intolerance and discrimination; 
  • Mapping the key elements of a collaborate and inclusive civil society approach to ending hate crime, intolerance and discrimination, and 
  • Examining how to best establish channels of communication and co-operation between governmental officials and civil society on the issues of hate crimes, acts of intolerance and discrimination. 

This event will take place in parallel to the annual meeting with National Points of Contact (NPCs) on hate crime. 

16 Nov

International Day for Tolerance

When: Monday, November 16, 2015 -
09:00 to 17:00

Where: Worldwide
Organizer: United Nations

In 1996, the UN General Assembly invited UN Member States to observe the International Day for Tolerance on 16 November, with activities directed towards both educational establishments and the wider public. ODIHR will also publish its hate crime data for 2014 on this day.

02 Nov

IHRA Plenary Meeting

When: Monday, November 2, 2015 - 11:30
Where: Debrecen, Hungary
Organizer: International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA)

This will be the second IHRA Plenary in 2015. One of the reasons for choosing the city of Debrecen as the venue of the second plenary was to also involve the Jewish community in more rural cities.

21 Sep

Human Dimension Implementation Meeting 2015

Monday, September 21, 2015 - 09:00 to Friday, October 2, 2015 - 17:15

Where: Warsaw, Poland
Organizer: OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights

The Human Dimension Implementation Meeting (HDIM) of OSCE participating States is Europe's largest annual human rights and democracy conference. It is organized every year by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) as a platform for 57 OSCE participating States, Partners for Co-operation, OSCE structures, civil society, international organizations and other relevant actors to take stock of the implementation of the OSCE human dimension commitments, discuss associated challenges, share good practices and make recommendations for further improvement.