The initiative trains civil society organisations to record hate crime and helps them to build their advocacy capacity for influencing local and national agencies.
Cooperation with civil society organisations
The Working Group provides a forum for minority groups and NGOs to liaise with public authorities on various hate crime issues and to discuss ways of combating hate crime.
The practice aims to ensure that victims of hate crime are treated sensitively and receive appropriate support before, during and after criminal proceedings.
Police, Power, Human Rights – Polizei, Macht, Menschen, Rechte (PMMR) is an organisational development project that aims to embed human rights-based thinking and approaches into the Austrian police.
The project, consisting of an information campaign and a conference, aimed at informing migrant groups about various hate crime issues and at finding ways in which organisations could better cooperate to tackle hate crime.
Since 2007, there has been a concerted effort to introduce policies and laws that reduce discrimination against and promote the social acceptance of LGBT people in the Netherlands.
OSCAD is a multi-agency body formed by the Italian national police and the carabinieri, housed within the Department of Public Security at the Ministry of the Interior that takes a holistic approach to tackling hate crime.
In 2012, a specialised unit was set up by the Hungarian National Police Headquarters to tackle hate crime.
The Hate Crimes Monitoring Working Group primarily focuses on hate crime data collection, and related laws and processes.
Network against hatred sought to bring together public administrations, prosecutors, security forces, civil society and the media in a coordinated response to combat hate crimes and discrimination suffered by LGBT people.