Special Eurobarometer on the integration of migrants

On the occasion of World Refugee Day 2022, the European Commission published the results of a Special Eurobarometer survey on the integration of migrants in the European Union. World Refugee Day is an international day designated by the United Nations to honour refugees around the globe. It falls each year on June 20 and celebrates […]

TWITCH, the latest social network joined the European Code of Conduct

The Code of Conduct continues to attract new companies. Shortly after announcing the participation of Rakuten Viber to the Code, Twitch became the twelfth partner, joining Facebook, Microsoft, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, Dailymotion, Jeuxvideo.com, TikTok, and LinkedIn. On 20 June 2022, Twitch joined the EU Code of Conduct against illegal hate speech online. The “EU […]

Didacta 2022: AMeLiE at Europe’s largest fair for education

Last week, our German project partners Stiftung Digitale Chancen (Digital Opportunities Foundation, short SDC) took part in Didacta 2022 in Cologne – Europe’s largest fair for education – and were able to present our AMeLiE project to interested teachers and educators! “Insight, overview, outlook – didacta is the leading trade fair and continuing education event […]

The AmeLiE virtual network of teachers in Romania was expanded!

The AmeLiE virtual network in Romania was expanded in the last few weeks with the second phase of the pilot activities. During this phase, more than 25th teachers from the partner schools joined the AmeLiE virtual network and the project. Teachers accessed the AmeLiE platform and created their own accounts on the platform in order […]

Inclusive language in response to the increase of hostile communication

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“You are what you communicate”. “The words I choose define who I am”. These are two out of ten principles of the Manifesto of Non-Hostile Communication created by Parole Ostili. The Manifesto is a fundamental document of the AMeLiE European network of schools and the campaign to combat hate speech in the virtual world. The […]

The AMeLiE virtual network is growing!

As the AMeLiE virtual network is growing and new members are joining by the day, in this blogpost we talk about the new developments on our platform and what to expect in the coming months. The resources Currently, there are 40 lesson plans on how to address hate speech that teachers can directly use in […]

Intercultural Dialogue in the Infodemic Era

On December 9th and 10th 2021 took place the Lisbon Forum 2021 on the “Intercultural Dialogue in the Infodemic Era” with the participation of many decision makers, issue-experts, activists, organisations and institutions from around the world. In the past 10 years, the evolution of digital technologies, together with the exponential increase of online content and […]

Digital Services Act: Stricter rules for hate speech and disinformation on the web

On April 23, 2022, the EU institutions agreed on the final version of the so-called Digital Services Act, which provides for new and, above all, stricter rules, especially for large tech companies, in dealing with hate speech and disinformation. The Digital Services Act (DSA) is a comprehensive set of rules for online platforms and Internet […]

Planning the second phase of the pilot activities in Romania

On April 14th, Fundația EOS – Educating for an Open Society organised an online event for the teachers participating in the AmeLiE pilot, teachers from the Romanian partner schools involved in the project activities. The purpose of this event was to plan and discuss the activities of the second phase of the AmeLiE pilot, as: […]

Tracking Hate Speech in Greece

One out of four children in Greece have encountered hate speech on the internet according to a survey conducted by the Safe Internet Center, upon request from the Greek Ministry of Education. During November – December 2021 a sample of 5.000 teenagers, ages 12-18, was investigated. The analysis of collected data shows notable facts such […]