New Projects & Activities
Activities, New Projects
- In December 2012 the INACH secretariat started a pilot project on Counter Speech, financed by the Open Society Institute XEN Fund. This project will run all of 2013. More here
- During the last part of 2013, the staff of the project MDI (Complaints Bureau Against Cyber Hate) will also be trained in doing counter speech.
- As per usual, Magenta will participate in the annual OSCE Human Diemnsion Implementation Meeting in Warsaw.
- In September, we will participate in a consultation meeting on the protection of human rights defenders in the OSCE region
- New board: Magenta gets new board members. Almost all sitting board members will be replaced by new faces. Per August 20, 2013 we have a new chairman. Most other members will step down during the coming two months and new ones will be installed on October 5, 2013.
- In november we will take part in the EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) Conference Combating hate crime in the EU, in Vilnius, Lithuania.
In 2014, Magenta is planning a number of projects, among others:
- Combating and reducing online antisemitism and Holocaust denial and hate against Roma and Sinti
- Counterspeech activities targeting all categories of Discrimination
- Activities on March 21, the International day Against Racism
- Activities on International Roma day