No Hate Speech movement can bring together youth of conflicting countries
Baku, Azerbaijan, Oct.2
By Maksim Tsurkov - Trend:
No Hate Speech movement will bring together young people of countries in conflict with each other, the curator of the project, head of the department of educational and training programs of the Youth Department of the Council of Europe Rui Gomes said Oct.2.
Gomes said that Azerbaijan is co-chair of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, and it made a proposal to host the Youth Forum.
"Gabala is an ideal venue for such events. This is an ancient city, where eastern and western civilizations meet, and it has a lovely atmosphere," said Gomes.
"And our goal was to gather active European youth in this region, which aims to fight against hatred online and in real life."
Gabala launched an international forum of the No Hate Speech youth movement Oct.2. The event is being organized within the framework of the Chairmanship of the Azerbaijan Republic at the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, by the National Assembly of Youth Organizations of Azerbaijan (NAYORA) and the Council of Europe Youth Department.
Some 250 participants from 47 Council of Europe member states and other countries will be involved in the event.