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Projects Asylum, Anti-Discrimination and Diversity

21 April: PANEL DISCUSSION „Disaster-related displacement into Europe: Judicial practice in Austria and Sweden”

Save the date: Panel discussion 21 April 2022, 6 pm

What are potential ways forward in order to enhance an understanding of cross-border disaster- and climate-related displacement into Europe? Which steps need to be taken towards more coherent legal and policy responses? The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Fundamental and Human Rights (LBI-GMR) and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) cordially invite you to join the panel discussion on April 21st 2022, 6 pm, online (via Zoom).

Online (Zoom)

Discussion event: The EU Roadmap Directives in criminal procedural law and their implementation in Austria

Breaking the barriers

On 26 January 2022, 6 p.m., an online discussion events offers the opportunity to address the practical challenges of the implementation of the so-called "Roadmap Directives" of the European Uniond. The event takes place within the framework of the EU project "Breaking the barriers: rights based participatory judicial training on procedural rights". Find more information about the event here.


Online EU-Event: ‘Breaking the Barriers’ Transnational participatory judicial training on procedural rights

Projektlogo Breaking the Barriers

On 28 January 2022, the EU conference 'Breaking Language Barriers' will take place online from 9:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The conference serves to discuss and disseminate the results and experiences that have been gathered as part of the project "Breaking the barriers: rights based participatory judicial training on procedural rights".


FRANET - Data Collection and Research Services on Human Rights Issues (F-SE-17-T11), Lot 30 - EU and International level

The objective is to provide the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) with research related services on fundamental rights issues falling within FRA’s mandate and current work programmes. The scope of the work of Lot 30 covers services related to social, legal and policy analysis at EU and international level. The EU and international perspective is understood to encompass the United Nations (UN), the Council of Europe (CoE) and the European Union perspective.

Counter-bot: Artificial Intelligence combating racist hate speech online

The aim of the project is to create a scientifically sound basis for the implementation of a counter-bot that automatically generates effective counter-speech against racist hate speech online. The inductively identified indications of characteristic structures of hate speech online will be analyzed linguistically and statistically to provide a useful starting point for the future implementation of a counter-bot.

BREAKING THE BARRIERS: rights based participatory judicial training on procedural rights

The introduction of strict procedural safeguards for suspects and accused persons in criminal proceedings is a key guarantor of their right to a fair trial and an essential part of the EU criminal justice agenda. The project Breaking the Barriers enables 120 judges and prosecutors to participate in transnational training courses on procedural rights for suspects and accused persons and aims at breaking language barriers.

Projekt Breaking the Barriers