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