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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

AMeLiE partners meet in Timisoara

Last 31st March and 01st April, AMeLiE project partners met in Timisoara, Romania for the first face-to-face meeting since the project kicked off in September 2020. Our Romanian partner EOS foundation was our kind host and made sure that the meeting runs smoothly and efficiently in a hybrid format as the representatives of our Greek […]

Let’s expand our virtual network against hate speech!

Next to creating an online learning platform for teachers on which they can find a lot of useful information, worksheets and materials about hate speech to use in class, one main objective of our AMeLiE project is to create a Europe-wide virtual school network against online hate speech. The first phase, the piloting of the […]

Implementation of the piloting activities in Romania

Piloting activities in Romania started on January 26th, 2022, with the piloting kickoff meeting organised for the teachers (initial users) involved in the pilot activities at national level. In the first phase of the AMeLiE pilot, the five teachers that were selected, implemented with their students during the school hours some of the worksheets which […]

BE KIND. AMeLiE project to counter online hate speech was kicked off

The first event of 2021 was the (online) kick-off meeting of the AMeLiE project on 13-14 January. AMeLiE – Advanced Media Literacy to Counter Online Hate Speech is a 2-year Erasmus+ KA2 Project. It aims to train teachers and representatives of school communities (school managers, digital facilitators, families) on a specific methodology, focusing on the formation […]