Who we are

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The Media Diversity Institute (MDI) works internationally to encourage and facilitate responsible media coverage of diversity. It aims to prevent the media from intentionally or unintentionally spreading prejudice, intolerance and hatred which can lead to social tensions, disputes and violent conflict. MDI encourages instead, fair, accurate, inclusive and sensitive media coverage in order to promote understanding between different groups and cultures.

logo 02   The Center for Independent Journalism (CIJ) is a non-profit and non-political organization aiming to promote ethical, fact-based journalism and independent media in Hungary. CIJ focuses its activities on journalism training, with a special emphasis on training professional journalists to contribute to ethical and high-quality journalism. In recent years, priority activities have been training of journalists and managers; diversity reporting and multiculturalism; international cooperation and networking; media self-regulation and freedom of information issues.
logo 03   The International League against Racism and Anti-Semitism — or Ligue Internationale Contre le Racisme et l'Antisémitisme (LICRA) in French— established in 1927, is one of the oldest non-governmental organization fighting against racism and anti-Semitism. It fights against the growing political and social acceptance of xenophobia and discriminations and offers a free legal assistance to victims of racism and anti-Semitism. Licra also develops pedagogical actions and professional training in partnership with  educational institutions.  
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Symbiosis is a Greek organization that advocates for political, social and economic participation of migrants and vulnerable communities at the local, national and European levels and seeks inclusion for marginalized groups and young people in the public sphere. Its activities include research and documentation on political and social issues to inform public debate and policymaking. Symbiosis also has a significant emphasis on work with the media, undertaking training with media organizations to instruct in skills and in-depth reporting on issues that include human rights, minorities, education, public health and government.

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The Amadeu Antonio Stiftung founded in 1998 is one of Germany's foremost, independent, non-governmental organizations working to strengthen democratic civic society and eliminate neo-Nazism, right-wing extremism, and anti-Semitism and other forms of bigotry and hate in Germany. The foundation funds projects and campaigns in pursuit of this goal, brings direct support to victims of hate-based violence, and promotes alternative youth cultures and community networks to weaken the social structures that intolerance and racism need to survive. The foundation goes beyond mere grant-making to assist projects in intensifying their local and grassroots work, and build networks and coalitions with other initiatives. In addition it runs its own parallel projects. The Foundation also leverages its profile and resources to expand its role beyond Germany, developing strategic partnerships in the United States and around Europe.

logo 06   The European Union of Jewish Students (EUJS) is a pluralistic, inclusive and non-partisan umbrella organisation. EUJS supports Jewish student unions throughout Europe and represent its members in international institutions and organisations. Founded in 1978, it currently has 35 member organisations, spanning from Russia to Scandinavia to the United Kingdom. Their vision is a vibrant, sustainable Jewish communal life in Europe with strong youth and student involvement. EUJS seeks to strengthen Jewish communities and European society through Jewish student activism and advocacy. Therefore, EUJS connects peer-led, independent Jewish student unions throughout Europe and supports them in fulfilling the aspirations of the Jewish people; developing Jewish religious, spiritual, cultural and social heritage, and ensuring continuity.
logo 07   The European Forum of Muslim Women (EFOMW) was established in 2006 with the aim of protecting European Muslim women’s rights and promoting their inclusion in our pluralistic societies. As an umbrella body representing more than  17 grassroots Muslim women’s organisations across Europe EFOMW  aims to convey their concerns at the European level and advocate for change. EFOMW is the largest network of European Muslim women organisations working on issues of inclusion, empowerment, anti-discrimination, islamophobia and gender equality. EFOMW stands against all forms of discrimination and works for a cohesive Europe that promotes equality, diversity, solidarity, democracy and human dignity.

Supporting Partners

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The Council of Europe advocates freedom of expression and of the media, freedom of assembly, equality, and the protection of minorities. It has launched campaigns on issues such as child protection, online hate speech, and the rights of the Roma, Europe's largest minority. 


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No Hate Speech Movement is a youth campaign of the Council of Europe for human rights online, to reduce the levels of acceptance of hate speech and to develop online youth participation and citizenship, including in Internet governance processes.