Registration is open for the Facing all the Facts multimedia conference for a collaborative approach to tackling hate crime and hate speech. For national government representatives, law enforcement, civil society and international organisations - All who are concerned with better responses to hate crime and hate speech
WHEN: December 11th 2018
WHERE: Brussels @ Microsoft Centre Brussels
FOR WHOM: For national government representatives, law enforcement, civil society and international organisations - All who are concerned with better responses to hate crime and hate speech
- Results of transnational research on gaps and opportunities to improve national hate crime recording systems, focus on Italy, Hungary, Greece, Spain, Ireland and United Kingdom.
- Launching of multiple new Facing Facts Online e-learning modules for police and civil society, available for preview in the exhibition space.
- Demonstration of Photographic, Musical and Theatrical approaches to educating about hate crime
- Frank and productive discussions that help us all to move ahead in this field that is quickly evolving
9:00 – 9:30 Welcome coffee and circulation in exhibition space
Including photography exhibition, video testimonies, and demo stations for online courses
9:30 – 10:45 Plenary – What is the present situation we are facing?
Results of Research on the Gaps and Opportunities in hate crime recording systems - Senior Policy Researcher Joanna Perry with national partners from Hungary, Italy, UK, Spain, Greece and Ireland
10:45 – 11:30 Coffee Break in Exhibition Space
11:30 – 13:00 Parallel Workshops
• Understanding national hate crime recording systems
• Models of Cooperation – Gains and Pitfalls
• Awareness, Appreciation and Implementation – How training can contribute to better implementation of hate crime policies
• Intersectionality –Working across the bias motivations
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch in Exhibition Space
14:00 – 16:00 Plenary: The Interaction between International Organisations and National Implementation
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break in Exhibition space
16:30 – 18:00 Closing Plenary – The Problem of Hate
Hate speech and Hate Crime – Convergences and Trends
18:00 – 18:30 Networking cocktail in Exhibition Space
18:30 – 19:30 Theatre Showcase: MATT
On the 20th anniversary of the murder of Matthew Shephard in a homophobic hate crime, professional actors together with students from Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London will perform a reading which honours the life of Matthew and the impact of his death on those close to him.