No Hate Speech week 2024

No Hate Speech week 2024

Strasbourg, 17-20 June 2024, Call for participants

The call for participants for the first edition of the No Hate Speech Week, is now open. The week is organised around 18 June, International Day for Countering Hate Speech, and will take place in Strasbourg from 17-20 June 2024.

The No Hate Speech Week aims to provide a space to exchange on recent legal and policy developments and good practices of implementation, innovations and foster synergies between key partners in field of combating hate speech. The presence of different stakeholders provides networking opportunities that can enable a comprehensive and multi-stakeholder approach to preventing and combating hate speech in the member states.

The week is organised by the Anti-discrimination Department in the framework of the EU-CoE joint project Building Civil Society’s capacities to tackle hate speech online and supported by the Lithuanian Presidency of the Council of Europe.

The Council of Europe invites participants from its member states active on combating hate speech, in particular those who represent CSOs active at European and national levels, national authorities, as also representatives of Equality bodies and Ombudsoffices, academia, internet industry etc. to apply and take part in the No Hate Speech Week. The week will also gather elected officials, governmental representatives, and representatives working in the media, sports sector and local regional authorities. Find all the details about the application process here