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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.

20 Aug

OSCE Field OperationsTraining-of-trainers Event

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 09:00 to Friday, August 21, 2015 - 17:00

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

Training-of-trainers event organized for participants from OSCE Field Operations, the International Organization for Migration and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). 

22 Jul

TAHCLE Training-of-trainers event

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 09:00 to Friday, July 24, 2015 - 17:30

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

This event will help prepare experienced police trainers from across the OSCE region the curriculum from ODIHR's Training Against Hate Crime for Law Enforcement (TAHCLE) programme.

22 Jun

OSCE Personal Representatives visit to the Netherlands

When: Monday, June 22, 2015 - 09:15
Where: The Netherlands
Organizer: OSCE Chairmanship

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

15 Jun

Workshop: Promoting Equal Access to Education and Work for Muslim Women and Women of African Descent

Monday, June 15, 2015 - 09:30 to Tuesday, June 16, 2015 - 17:30

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

In spring 2014, ODIHR organized focus groups for Muslim women and women of African descent to share their experiences of discrimination and intolerance and to make recommendations on how these issues could be addressed by civil society organizations. In September, ODIHR conducted a training of trainers for the group aimed at recognizing hate crimes and discrimination and identifying strategies for their further engagement. The issue of discrimination was identified by participants as a central one, mainly in two areas: access to education and work.



08 Jun

Regional Training on disability hate crime

Monday, June 8, 2015 - 08:00 to Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 17:00

Where: Zagreb, Croatia

Workshop on countering hate crimes against disabled people.

25 May

Training with Kosovo Police on hate crime recording

Monday, May 25, 2015 - 09:00 to Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 17:00

Where: Kosovo
Organizer: OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, OSCE Mission in Kosovo

Training event to help strengthen the hate crime capacity of local law enforcement.

21 May

Building Bridges: Promoting Dialogue to Prevent Radicalization and Violent Extremism

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 09:00 to Friday, May 22, 2015 - 19:00

Where: Vienna, Austria
Organizer: OSCE Secretary General

This OSCE Security Days event will provide a forum for exploring the root causes of extremism and radicalisation, as well as possible measures and actions to counter extremism and radicalization that lead to violence.  During the thematic sessions, participants will look at how different levers and tools – including media, education, inter-religious and inter-cultural dialogue, and empowerment of women and youth – can effectively contribute to reducing tensions and turn vulnerable individuals away from radicalisation.