Roma, Sinti & Travellers
        
Training of Roma and Sinti organizations on monitoring and responding to hate crimes
Warsaw, 13-15 April 2011

Training language: English

The ODIHR will cover travel costs and living costs in Warsaw for the selected applicants.

Deadline for submitting applications: 4 March 2011

The ODIHR's Contact Point for Roma and Sinti Issues and the Tolerance and Non-Discrimination Department are organizing a Training for Roma NGOs interested in monitoring and responding to hate crimes.

The purpose of the training is to build on Roma NGOs' current capacity to correctly identify, monitor and respond to hate crimes.

The training will provide participants with information on how to properly document and report on hate crimes, as well as on how to raise awareness of the impact of hate crimes. The training will also introduce participants with basic project management principles through practical exercises.

Key documents
Hate crimes in the OSCE region : incidents and responses - annual report for 2009
ODIHR
16 November 2010
An annual report for 2009 on hate crimes and state responses within the OSCE region. Available on CD.
Report by Ambassador Janez Lenarcic, Director of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) at the OSCE review conference
ODIHR
30 September 2010
Decision no. 8/09 : enhancing OSCE efforts to ensure Roma and Sinti sustainable integration
OSCE
2 December 2009
Preventing and responding to hate crimes : a resource guide for NGOs in the OSCE region
ODIHR
7 October 2009
Ministerial Council decision no. 6/08 : enhancing OSCE efforts to implement the action plan on improving the situation of Roma and Sinti within the OSCE area
OSCE
5 December 2008
Action plan on improving the situation of Roma and Sinti within the OSCE area
OSCE
27 November 2003
The Action Plan is intended to reinforce the efforts of the participating States and relevant OSCE institutions and structures aimed at ensuring that Roma and Sinti people are able to play a full and equal part in our societies, and at eradicating discrimination against them.