Joint statement: French Minister threatening to close down anti-racist civil society organisation

ENAR and 70+ civil society organisations and academics express support to the Collective Against Islamophobia in France, following the call by Gérald Darmanin, French Minister of the Interior, to dissolve the organisation, and call on international solidarity against this manifestation of structural racism targeting civil society. First published on 20 October 2020 on European Network… Read more »

Je suis Samuel

Julie Ward First published on October 22, 2020 in North East Bylines. The horrific killing of history teacher Samuel Paty, 47, in Paris on October 16th raises issues that keep coming back to haunt us across Europe and the wider world. Paty was doing his job. He was a teacher at a suburban school in… Read more »

UNITED Virtual Conference with OXLO – A Success!

On the 30th September to the 1st October, UNITED, in cooperation with the Oslo municipality, hosted a virtual conference, covering the topics of youth, women, refugees and minorities, NGOs, and intersectionality. Concerning the circumstances organising it offline or online, causing a lot of delay, the conference was a success, with participants from all over Europe… Read more »


CALL FOR CEASEFIRE IN NAGORNO-KARABACH #CEASEFIRENOW #PEACEinNagornoKarabach Joint statement We, UNITED for Intercultural Action, No Hate Speech Network, Prague Spring 2, Youth Center “Perspektiva”, IMPRESS, Alliance for Labour and Solidarity, Activists for Peace, Human Rights Association, APICE and YAN express deep and grave concerns over the escalating violence between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the Nagorno-Karabakh… Read more »


We are back with our next conference! Due to the ongoing circumstances, this one (like last one) will also be held entirely online. On the 30th September to the 1st October, UNITED, in cooperation with the Oslo municipality, will be hosting a conference, covering the topics of youth, women, refugees and minorities, NGOs, and intersectionality.… Read more »

Belarus: UNITED calls the government to respect the rights of all citizens to peaceful demonstrations

Image: Andrei Bortnikau (Shutterstock) UNITED For Intercultural Action expresses its solidarity with the Belarusian civil society in the face of the government’s repression. We are deeply concerned about the violent mass repression against peaceful demonstrators, nongovernmental organizations, journalists and political opponents in Belarus. The reports we have received from grassroots activists and journalists echo the… Read more »

Updated Refugee Death List 2020

Since 1993, the UNITED List of Refugee Deaths has recorded the reported cases of deaths of more than 40, 555 refugees and migrants who have died due to the restrictive policies of Fortress Europe whilst trying to get into Europe. The causes of death are numerous: most drowned in the Mediterranean. Others were shot at borders, killed… Read more »

UNITED co-webinar European/Prague conference – a success!

Thank you all to those of you who joined us for our webinar on the 25th and 26th of April! UNITED for Intercultural Action, along with Transform! Europe, Prague Spring 2, Szab, Youth and Environment Europe, International Young Naturefriends, and SPaS, held a webinar to discuss the future of civic organizing in the context of… Read more »

Call for Projects – Action Week Against Antisemitism 2019 (Germany)

The “Action Week Against Antisemitism” is the biggest campaign against antisemitism in Germany. The  Amadeu Antonio Stiftung is pleased to announce that it can host this year and again in cooperation with the Anne Frank Center and support you in the implementation of your projects! The two focal points of this year’s Action Weeks are:… Read more »

Georgia: Final Statement by international observers representing the Civic Solidarity Platform at the trial of suspects in the murder of Vitali Safarov

On June 27, 2019 the final court hearing was held in the trial of the two men accused of murdering Georgian human rights defender Vitali Safarov. The Judge Shorena Guntsadze made the ruling in the verdict of the defendants. Observers representing the Civic Solidarity Platform (CSP), Alexandra Novitchkova (“Public Alternative Foundation,” Ukraine), Elena Pershakova (“Public Verdict,” Russia) and Svitlana Valko (“Truth Hounds,” Ukraine) attended this hearing.