FRA working party on improving reporting and recording of hate crime meets for the first time

FRA and the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union will host the inaugural meeting of the Working Party on Improving Reporting and Recording of Hate Crime on 4 November in Rome.

27 Member States have shown interest in the Working Party by appointing 59 public officials from their prime minister’s office, ministries of interior, justice and social affairs, police services and police training institutions, and national parliaments. The members of the Working Party will agree on terms of references for cooperation and will put together a plan of activities in following areas: Encouraging reporting and improving recording of hate crime incidents; Enhancing multi-agency partnerships; Training for public service providers.