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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48 Promising Practices found

  • Plan de acción de lucha contra los delitos de odio
    Country:
    Spain
    Type:
    Encourage reporting
    Category:
    Cooperation with civil society and community organisations, Cross institutional cooperation, Monitoring progress and impact
    Coordinating actions and measures against hate crime on a national level through a comprehensive action plan.
  • Protocolo de Actuación para las Fuerzas y Cuerpos de Seguridad para los Delitos de Odio y Conductas que Vulneran las Normas Legales sobre Discriminación
    Country:
    Spain
    Type:
    Improve recording and data collection
    Category:
    Flagging potential hate crimes, Provision of guidance, training and capacity building, Use of bias-indicators
    The protocol provides guidance for police officers on how to identify and treat hate crime incidents.
  • Yhdessä
    Country:
    Finland
    Type:
    Encourage reporting
    Category:
    Cooperation with civil society and community organisations, Monitoring progress and impact, Outreach to communities at risk of hate crime victimisation
    Multifaceted project that aims to fight discrimination and harassment in everyday life, promote diversity and inclusion, and increase the sense of belonging of young people with an immigrant background.
  • An Garda Síochána’s Diversity and Integration Strategy 2019–2021
    Country:
    Ireland
    Type:
    Encourage reporting
    Category:
    Communication, dissemination and awareness raising, Cross institutional cooperation, Provision of guidance, training and capacity building
    A comprehensive strategy that enhances the identification, reporting, investigation and prosecution of hate crimes.
  • KISTRA – Einsatz von künstlicher Intelligenz zur Früherkennung von Straftaten
    Country:
    Germany
    Type:
    Improve recording and data collection
    Category:
    Flagging potential hate crimes
    Research project exploring the necessary ethical and legal requirements and concrete technical solutions that enable the police to use artificial intelligence tools to counter hate crime.
  • Gebėjimų pranešti apie neapykantą kurstančias kalbas internete stiprinimas
    Country:
    Lithuania
    Type:
    Encourage reporting
    Category:
    Alternative reporting options, Cooperation with civil society and community organisations, Cross institutional cooperation
    Awareness-raising and information technology tool for countering hate speech and addressing under-reporting.
  • Pasitikėjimo tarp nacionalinių valdžios institucijų ir pažeidžiamų bendruomenių stiprinimas
    Country:
    Lithuania
    Type:
    Encourage reporting
    Category:
    Cooperation with civil society and community organisations, Cross institutional cooperation, Provision of guidance, training and capacity building
    Strengthening the capacity of law enforcement to fight hate crime, building trust between the authorities and vulnerable communities, and addressing under-reporting.
  • Niet Normaal?! – Stop etnisch profileren
    Country:
    Belgium
    Type:
    Encourage reporting
    Category:
    Countering discriminatory practices in policing, Outreach to communities at risk of hate crime victimisation, Provision of guidance, training and capacity building
    The ‘Not Normal?! – Stop Ethnic Profiling’ campaign aims to change views and policy around ethnic profiling by advocating for concrete measures and making the public aware of why ethnic profiling is discriminatory and inefficient. The campaign also informs people who experience ethnic profiling about their rights.
  • Zentrale Meldestelle für strafbare Inhalte im Internet (ZMI)
    Country:
    Germany
    Type:
    Encourage reporting
    Category:
    New unit within the Federal Criminal Police Office charged with running the new obligatory reporting system for leading social network providers regarding specific unlawful online content.
  • Odklikni nasilje nad ženskami in dekleti
    Country:
    Slovenia
    Type:
    Encourage reporting
    Category:
    Cross institutional cooperation, Outreach to communities at risk of hate crime victimisation, Provision of guidance, training and capacity building
    The project aimed to raise awareness; combat gender stereotypes; and prevent, reduce and change attitudes towards cyber violence and harassment against girls and women. In addition to activities targeted at empowering young people, (potential) victims and groups at risk, the project activities included building the capacity of relevant professionals to ensure adequate prevention of, prosecution of and protection against cybercrime.