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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.

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.