Presentation of the RED Network Combating Racism and Xenophobia and the RED portal /Predstavitev Mreže RED proti rasizmu in ksenofobiji in spletnega portala RED
Following the RED System Launch on 19 March 2012 in Brussels the Peace Institute is organizing the public presentation of the RED Network Combating Racism and Xenophobia and the RED portal. The event aims to inform the Slovenian public of the new user friendly tool providing an overview and a comparative insight of the situation regarding racism, xenophobia and discrimination against migrants and minorities in different member states. The presentation will be held by Neža Kogovšek Šalamon, Brankica Petković and Katarina Vučko.
Up till now the insight of the situation regarding racism, xenophobia and discrimination different member states was enabled by the periodical reports of nongovernmental and intergovernmental organizations. In the endeavour for real-time documentation of events, trends and measures in order to inform the key players and elimination of problematic policies and practises the network of organizations from 17 EU Member States aims at reporting and documenting racist and hate crime and discrimination situations and incidents, as well as positive initiatives and policy responses via RED portal.