On 5th August 2014, the Ministry of Finance – Programme Operator of Programme CZ05 – approved funding in amount of 39 749 999 CZK to implement the pre-defined project „Campaign against Racism and Hate Violence“ under Programme CZ05 – “National, Regional, Local Initiatives to Reduce Inter-Group Inequalities and to Promote Social Inclusion“. The Office of the Government is the beneficiary of grant.
The project focuses on the main Programme objective, which is to strengthen social and economic cohesion on the national, regional and local level. The project responds to the increasing occurrences of extremism, racism and hate violence among young people, often aimed at the Roma, especially in regions with generally high unemployment rates.
Outcomes and media campaigns tools against racism and hate violence will serve to promote the outcomes of educational activities in schools, examples of good practice and some outputs of usury and migration research, a part of police activities will support activities such as good practice sharing, etc.