An international conference Tackling the Impact of Hate Speech on Our Lives and Society: A Comprehensive Approach Towards Prevention of Hate Involving Policy Makers and Young People” organised on 25 June 2022, in Cluj-Napoca.
Published : 2022-06-27
Hate speech in Latvia is present in public spaces and online. Due to a growing usage of the internet and social networks it has become more visible. Hate speech targets different ethnic, religious, and social groups and often correlates with political discourse and actual developments in social and political areas. Latvia is one of the youngest EU member states and the level of Euroscepticism is quite low, however not all European values and policies are welcomed by both mainstream and smaller political parties who oppose certain EU fundamental rights and principles. This report analyses the hate speech phenomenon in Latvia and looks at whether Euroscepticism and hate speech are interrelated issues.
Published : 2022-06-01
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.
Published : 2022-05-02
The event gathered participants from Liepaja and other Latvian regions and international participants from Estonia, Sweden, Italy, Greece and Switzerland.
Published : 2022-04-30
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"
Published : 2022-02-17