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PARTICIPATION AND POLICY INVOLVEMENT OF THIRD COUNTRY NATIONALS IN PUBLIC LIFE OF 9 CENTRAL AND EASTERN EU MEMBER STATES

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PARTICIPATION	AND POLICY	 INVOLVEMENT OF THIRD	COUNTRY	 NATIONALS	IN	PUBLIC	LIFE	 OF	9	CENTRAL	AND	EASTERN	 EU	MEMBER	STATES

Organisation for Aid to Refugee (Czech Republic) released publication on political participation of immigrants in 9 EU Member States with good practices examples from another 8 EU Member States. The publication is published in the framework of a  project Fostering Political Participation and Policy Involvement of Immigrants in 9 Central and Eastern EU Countries.  The action co-funded by the European Commission's Fund fo the Integration of Third Country Nationals (Agreement No. HOME/2013/EIFX/CA/ CFP/4234).  To find more information about migrant participation please visit the webpage: http://www.migrant-participation.eu/ 

Published : 2015-04-30 Read more...

Civic engagement of immigrants. National policy brief - LATVIA

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Civic engagement of immigrants. National policy brief - LATVIA

Goal Encourage civic and political participation of third country nationals through civil society organizations and trade unions, thus giving them an opportunity to elaborate, implement and monitor matters directly affecting them. The National policy brief is prepared in the framework of o project „Fostering political participation and policy involvement of migrants in 9 Central and Eastern EU countries” (Agreement No. HOME/2013/EIFX/CA/ CFP/4234) supported by the European Commission's Fund fo the Integration of Third Country Nationals. The project is co-funded by the European Union.

Published : 2015-04-30 Read more...

Seminar „Practical aspects of monitoring immigration detention and forced return” Riga

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Seminar „Practical aspects of monitoring immigration detention and forced return” Riga

On 31 March 2015, the Latvian Centre for Human Rights (LCHR) has organised a seminar „Practical aspects of monitoring immigration detention and forced return”. The seminar was organised in the framework of a project „Developing good practices: promoting compliance with the Return Directive in Latvia, Lithuania and Slovakia”. Project is co-financed by the European Union under the European Return Fund - Community Actions 2012

Published : 2015-04-10 Read more...

The LCHR concluded the first stage of online hate speech monitoring project

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The LCHR concluded the first stage of online hate speech monitoring project

During the period from 1 July to 31 October, LCHR conducted the first stage of hate speech monitoring at online news portals, online versions of newspapers and magazines, social networks etc. The aim of the monitoring is to identify hateful content on the Internet, report about such content and check the effectiveness of reporting tools and methods. The monitoring is conducted within the framework of the project “NGO Capacity Building to Combat Online Hate.” The project team reported 126 hateful content materials, including comments.

Published : 2014-12-18 Read more...

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