Stand Together Against Hate: join the multi-agency initiative on January 11, 2024!

Dic 18, 2023

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In a world where unity and understanding are paramount, combating hate crimes remains a collective responsibility. The upcoming event, “Stand Together Against Hate: A Multi-Agency Initiative,” invites you to join hands in fostering a more inclusive and tolerant society. Scheduled for January 11, 2024, at the Polak Room, Residence Palace, Brussels (Belgium), this groundbreaking initiative promises to be a transformative experience.

Exciting news abounds as registrations for this event are now open until January 8th. Seize the opportunity to be part of a gathering that aims to empower individuals, communities, and organisations to actively address and prevent hate crimes.

Participants can anticipate engaging in vibrant discussions and gaining valuable insights into combating hate crimes and speech within the European Union. The event will feature thought-provoking discussions that will equip attendees with effective strategies to address and prevent hate crimes.

Led by Mr. Menno Ettema, Ms. Magdalena Adamowicz, Member of the European Parliament (tbc) and ALDA Vice President and member of the Governing Board Ms. Nataša Vučković, the roundtable discussion will delve into hate crime prevention strategies. Attendees will explore ways to foster a more inclusive and tolerant society, emphasising the importance of collaboration in addressing this critical issue.

Esteemed speakers and experts from various fields will share invaluable insights during the event. Their presentations will underscore the power of collaboration in addressing hate crimes, emphasising the need for collective action and shared responsibility.

About the Stand Up Project

The Stand Up Project, a collaborative initiative dedicated to combating hate crimes and promoting inclusivity within the European Union, will be a focal point of the event. The project engages in research, training programs, and the development of resources to empower communities, law enforcement, and organisations to actively combat and prevent hate crimes.

Project Highlights:

  • Project partners will present outcomes of training programs conducted in their respective countries.
  • ALDA, in collaboration with external NGOs/CSOs, will unveil a Victim Support Handbook aimed at assisting individuals affected by hate crimes.
  • The Greek National Commission for Human Rights (GNCHR) will present a Policy Paper outlining effective strategies and policies to combat hate crimes within the European Union.

Event Details

The event will take place at Residence Palace in Brussels on January 11, 2024, from 9:15 am to 3:30 pm. To be a part of this meaningful initiative, register now by filling out the form. Don’t miss the chance to contribute to positive change – stand up, speak out, and unite against hate. Together, we can build a more inclusive and tolerant society. Let’s make a difference!