The first phase of the NGO capacity building program “On the Way to a More Tolerant Society” took place between the 18 February and 1 April 2022. A total of 28 participants took part in five online seminars, altogether representing 24 associations from different regions of Latvia.
Latvian Centre for Human Rights and foundation "Make Room" is inviting newcomers living in Latvia to an interactive session “Discrimination, hate crimes/hate speech: what can I do?” Topic: During two hour interactive awareness session you will find out what is discrimination, hate speech and hate crimes and what to do in these cases. When: 11 March 2021, 12.00 - 14.00 Where: ZOOM (the link will be sent to the registered participants) Working language: English Registration link: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdwElwPUGMUOVo-EOAAYVh2gvw8c3ECxXV_c6mTxFcQk7VMDQ/viewform Registration open until 10 March The session is organised by “Latvian Centre for Human Rights” in partnership with Foundation “Make Room” in the framework of a project “On the way to more tolerant society - awareness, education, support and cooperation”The project is funded by the Island, Liechtenstein and Norway through EEA / Norwegian grant programme "Active Citizens Fund"
We are inviting young people for international interactive youth event "Active Young People Against Hate Speech"
Latvian Centre for Human Rights and network “Participation for All!” is inviting young people to an interactive youth event in Liepaja on 20 April!
Latvian Centre for Human Rights and foundation "Make Room" is inviting newcomers living in Latvia to an interactive session “Discrimination, hate crimes/hate speech: what can I do?”
The event gathered Latvian and international participants. During whole day event participants discovered the hate speech phenomena, it impact and consequences, debated about the freedom of speech, its role and possible restrictions, discussed important cultural, social, political issues on local and European level related to hate speech, learned about various Latvian and EU initiatives for combating hate speech and how each of us can promote tolerance and human rights, and created own recommendations or message for prevention of hate speech addressed to other young people, local authorities and the EU.