Fwd: Facing Facts – hate crime a shared responsibility – open conference March 21 Budapest

FACING  Facts

Make Hate Crimes Visible at the Tom Lantos Institute, H-1016 Budapest, Bérc u.13-15, Hungary

The purpose of the ‘Hate Crime: A Shared Responsibility’ conference is to identify ways to support, coordinate and facilitate the efforts of transnational agencies, national governments and Civil Society Organisations in making hate crime more visible to society.

Facing Facts! began as a European project (JUST/2009-10/FRAC/AG/1075). We empower Civil Society Organisations to collect data on hate incidents and crimes through training, so that bias motivated incidents will no longer be denied and victims’ rights will be protected.

Find out more on www.facingfacts.eu
RSVP 17 March 2014: Melissa Sonnino, Community Affairs Coordinator, CEJI: [email protected]

hate crime: a shared responsibility

MFakceinHgateFaCrcitmse!sMVisaibkle HateCrimeVisible–OpenConference 21 March 2014, 09:00–12:45

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Programme

09:00 – 09:30 09:30 – 09:40 09:40 – 11:15

Registration Conference Opening

Panel Discussion I: “The role of transnational agencies in making hate crime visible. Strategies for further cooperation with Civil Society Organisations (CSOs)”

Speakers

  • Joanna Perry, Hate Crime Officer, OSCE, Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR)
  • Aydan Iyigüngör, Programme Manager, Communication and Outreach Department, European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights
  • Video Contribution from ECRI (TBC)

    Moderator

• Robin Sclafani, Director, CEJI – A Jewish Contribution to an Inclusive Europe Coffee break

Panel Discussion II: “Hate crime monitoring: how to improve the lack of coordination at national level among CSOs and National Contact Points/Human Rights Institutions?”

Speakers

  • Paul Giannasi, Police Suprintendent, UK Ministry of Justice
  • Tamás Dombos Háttér, Society for LGBT People Moderator

• Ailsa Spindler, Director of Organisational Development, European Roma Rights Centre