Compendium of practices for hate crime

This compendium collates practices for combating hate crime from across the EU. The practices have been compiled by the Working Party on Improving Reporting and Recording of Hate Crime in the EU. In the list below step-by-step descriptions of the practices are broken down by country and category. The aim of the compendium is to help policymakers and practitioners such as law enforcement officers understand what is being done elsewhere in the EU to combat hate crime, and which elements could be adapted for use in their own national contexts.  Read more >>

 

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  • Action Protocol for the security forces for hate crimes and behaviours breaching legal regulations on discrimination

    Protocolo de Actuación para las Fuerzas y Cuerpos de Seguridad para los Delitos de Odio y Conductas que Vulneran las Normas Legales sobre Discriminación

    Publication date:
    21 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Spain
    Type:
    Recording, Recording incidents, Awareness raising
    Category:
    Guidance on recording, Training, Victimisation surveys

    The protocol provides guidance for police officers on how to identify and treat hate crime incidents.

  • Creating an atmosphere of trust and confidence for the victims of hate crime

    Publication date:
    21 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Czechia
    Type:
    Reporting, Facilitating reporting, Awareness raising
    Category:
    Awareness raising among potential victims, Cooperation with civil society organisations, Reporting tools

    The practice aims to ensure that victims of hate crime are treated sensitively and receive appropriate support before, during and after criminal proceedings.

  • Department of Integration and Diversity in cooperation with the 'Fair und Sensibel Österreich' Association

    Publication date:
    19 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Austria
    Type:
    Reporting, Awareness raising
    Category:
    Building trust, Cooperation with civil society organisations, Cooperation with other authorities

    The Austrian Integration and Diversity Department (Referat Minderheitenkontakte) at the Austrian Police and 'Fair und Sensibel Österreich' Association engage in a number of activities to improve police relations with minority groups and to aid integration into Austrian society. These are designed to raise awareness and improve the reporting of hate crimes within minority groups.

  • Discriminatie.nl

    Publication date:
    20 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Netherlands
    Type:
    Reporting, Facilitating reporting, Awareness raising, Capacity Building
    Category:
    Awareness raising among potential victims

    A one-stop-shop website was created to provide comprehensive information about discrimination and where victims can go for support.

  • Discrimination incidents recorded by the police

    Discriminatiecijfers politie

    Publication date:
    21 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Netherlands
    Type:
    Recording, Recording incidents, Capacity Building
    Category:
    Recording forms

    The system compiles information about discriminatory incidents recorded by the Dutch police across the Netherlands.

  • Facing Facts - make hate crimes visible

    Publication date:
    21 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Type:
    Reporting, Facilitating reporting, Awareness raising, Capacity Building
    Category:
    Cooperation with civil society organisations

    The initiative trains civil society organisations to record hate crime and helps them to build their advocacy capacity for influencing local and national agencies.

  • Hate Crimes Recording System

    System gromadzenia danych o przestępstwach z nienawiści

    Publication date:
    21 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Poland
    Type:
    Recording, Recording incidents
    Category:
    Data sharing agreements, Recording forms

    The system facilitates the collection of data on reported hate crime cases in Poland. The initiative also integrates meetings and training sessions that inform officers on various hate crime related topics.

  • Immigrants against hate crimes: how to effectively assert your rights project

    Projekt Imigranci wobec przestępstw z nienawiści: czyli jak skutecznie dochodzić swoich praw

    Publication date:
    20 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Poland
    Type:
    Reporting, Awareness raising
    Category:
    Awareness raising among potential victims, Cooperation with civil society organisations

    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.

  • Information Sharing Agreement

    Publication date:
    19 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    United Kingdom
    Type:
    Recording, Recording incidents
    Category:
    Data sharing agreements

    Community Security Trust, a community-based NGO, and regional UK police forces have agreed to systematically share information on and reports of antisemitic incidents.

  • Instruction (no. 2/2011) on Hate Crime

    RM 2/2011 Hadforbrydelser

    Publication date:
    20 Avril 2016
    Related themes:
    Country:
    Denmark
    Type:
    Recording, Recording incidents, Capacity Building
    Category:
    Guidance on recording

    The Instruction (no. 2/2011) on Hate Crime provides guidelines for the police and prosecutors on how to handle hate crime cases.