Making hate crime visible in the EU: acknowledging victims’ rights

29 November 2012, 12pm. European Parliament (Brussels) ASP 1 G, Balcony.

The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) and the Anti-racism & Diversity Intergroup invite you to the presentation of FRA’s two new reports on hate crime, followed by a panel debate.
FRA is launching two reports on hate crime that together provide a comparative analysis of the existing legal framework, individual experiences of crime with a bias motivation, and the state of official data collection throughout the EU 27 Member States.

Chaired by: Ms Emine Bozkurt, MEP, President of the EP Anti-Racism & Diversity (ARDI) Intergroup.

Key Panellists:

  • Dr Henri Nickels, Programme Manager, EU Agency for Fundamental Rights
  • Mr Emmanuel Crabit, Head of Unit, Fundamental Rights and Rights of the Child, DG JUST, European Commission (tbc)
  • Ms Floriane Hohenberg, Head of Department- Tolerance and Non-Discrimination, ODIHR (tbc)

To register, please write to register.fra@gmail.com by 22 November 2012, providing:

  • your full name,
  • organisation and position within the organisation,
  • if you need a badge to enter the European Parliament, your date of birth and passport or ID Card number

The event is organised as part of FRA's Fundamental Rights Exhibition at the European Parliament on 26-30 November 2012. Download the Programme.

We very much hope you will be able to join us at this event. A buffet lunch will be provided. Please feel free to forward this invitation to colleagues who may be interested in taking part.