About The Diversity Initiative

Responding to an increase in the number of suspected racially motivated attacks in Ukraine beginning in December 2006, International Organization for Migration (IOM), the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Amnesty International (AI) and other concerned civil society organizations formed the Diversity Initiative network in April 2007 to begin addressing the issue in a coordinated way.


Аналіз соціальних зв'язків людей може привести до нового способу їх дискримінації

Все частіше ключові рішення в житті людей приймаються на основі величезного обсягу інформації, пише The Atlantic. Починаючи від визначення рівня кредитоспроможності і закінчуючи прийомом на роботу. При чому, все частіше вид інформації, яка враховується при прийнятті рішень, навіть не розкривають. Іноді до уваги беруться не тільки дані про конкретну людину, але і про її оточення: друзів, сім'ю, знайомих.

OSCE/ODIHR publishes 2015 hate crime data on International Day for Tolerance, calls for renewed efforts to meet data-collection commitments

WARSAW, 16 November 2016 – The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) on today’ the International Day for Tolerance, released its hate crime data for 2015 on its dedicated website.

Call for Participation: II. European Forum - Active Citizenship, topic of ‘Diversity & Inclusion’

We kindly invite you to take part in the II. European Forum – Active Citizenship which will take place from October 2016 to February 2017.

As a participant of the European Forum – Active Citizenship you will:

UK police say almost 6,200 hate crimes in month after Brexit vote

British police said on Friday there had been almost 6,200 hate crimes reported in the last month following the vote to leave the European Union in a referendum where immigration had been a key issue.

In the four weeks from June 16, police forces across the country said 6,193 offences had been reported, with the most common crimes being harassment, assault and other violence such as verbal abuse or spitting.

Training Seminar "Countering Hate Speech through Human Rights Education and Narratives"

Aim and Objectives
The training seminar aims to build participants’ competences to combat hate speech online and promote human rights on- and offline through human rights education and campaigning.

At the end of the seminar participants will:

Traineeship at the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants

Deadline: 13 July 2016
Open to: candidates with university degree and knowledge of and an interest in learning more about issues concerning undocumented migrants and human rights
Remuneration: EUR 751 per month


Volunteers for project Intercultural perspectives on WWII (Germany)

During World War II more than 2000 persons from 17 countries were kept as prisoners in this concentration camp set up by the Gestapo. The main groups of prisoners were forced laborers who came from the Netherlands and the former Soviet Union. Their punishment also used to serve as a deterrent to more than 25000 other women, men and children who were forced to forced labor in the Osnabrueck region. Almost half of them came from the Ukraine, Belarus and Russia.

TANDIS web-site consultations

Ten years after it first went public, we are seeking your views on the Tolerance and Non-Discrimination Information System (TANDIS) as we prepare to transform this virtual library. As an organization working closely with the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, your expectations from TANDIS will help us plan the future of the platform.

Open Call Digital Storytelling Workshop JULY2016 ActiveYOUkraine

You are actively committed to Ukrainian society? You want to share your visions and ideas? And you want to learn more about Digital Storytelling? 

Be part of Active YOUkraine!

We offer three-day workshops in Berlin, Germany and Kiev, Ukraine in May at the following dates:

Kiev, Ukraine:               15 July – 17 July 2016

Карна справа на рома-переселенця має ознаки дискримінації, — правозахисники

Мати хлопця ромської національності намагається через суд скасувати кримінальні звинувачення проти свого сина. Правозахисники вважають, що в цьому випадку має місце дискримінація за національністю

В ситуації розбирався журналіст «Громадського радіо» Олег Шинкаренко.