As a direct follow-up to the 2015 Annual Colloquium on Fundamental Rights, hosted by First Vice-President Timmermans and Commissioner Jourová, the European Commission has published a new call for proposals under the Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme.
The Commission will award €5.4 million to projects which focus on:
a) training and capacity which aim to strengthen criminal responses to hate crime and hate speech;
b) exchanging best practices to prevent and combat all forms of intolerance;
c) empowering and supporting victims of hate crime and hate speech.
More detail on the call for proposals can be found here. The deadline for submitting proposals is 18 February 2016.