High Level Group on combating racism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance meets

The EU’s High Level Group on combating racism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance met in Brussels on 7 December.

It discussed hate crime training for law enforcement and the judiciary. It also examined the outcome of monitoring social media, which is part of the Code of Conduct on countering illegal hate speech online. The Agency presented the results of the first meeting of the Sub-group on methodologies for recording and collecting data on hate crime, which included the terms of reference and plan of activities of the Sub-group.