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The project’s main objective is to combat and prevent online hate speech against migrants and refugees by developing new and creative counter-narratives. Visit

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Workshops for young journalists and students of Schools of journalism and communications.

The scope of the workshops is to present and test at schools of journalism, the training module created in the European Media Camp in order to make future journalists reflect on the role of the media in the spreading and contrast of online hate speech.

In Cyprus, IKME has reached out to 3 universities around the island (Departments of Journalism and Communications) and delivered training with a team established and in consultation with lecturers and professors from the universities to define specific needs and adapt each session accordingly. The training was performed in 4 workshops of 6 hours programme (including breaks); two workshops were delivered in Greek (official Cyprus language), one in Turkish (official Cyprus language) and one in English (as English is most of the times the language of instruction in private universities and colleges).

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Cypriot Citizen Mobilization Conference for Action Against Hate Speech

IKME (Sociopolitical Studies Institute), in association with organizations and actors across Cyprus, has co-organized a conference calling for Cypriot citizen mobilization on the current affairs in Cyprus, for peace-building and for action against hate speech. A panel session and discussions have presented, reviewed and discussed with the plenary issues regarding the role of mass media in Cyprus for combating hate speech, the political media landscape, current hate speech issues on social media, and ways to prevent and reverse hate speech, focusing on the material and results produced by the EU-funded Silence Hate project ( ).

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