Second youth event "Active Young People Against Hate Speech" is conducted on 20 April in Liepaja
The event gathered participants from Liepaja and other Latvian regions and international participants from Estonia, Sweden, Italy, Greece and Switzerland.
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.
We want to thank all the participants for the active participation!
The event organised in the framework of the project Active Euopean Citizens Against Hate Speech. The project is co-funded by the Europe for Citizens programme of the European Union.