Enhancing Community-Law Enforcement Relations in Combating Hate Crimes against Muslims
The meeting will bring together government officials, law enforcement practitioners, non-governmental organizations and Muslim community representatives. The objectives of the meeting are threefold:
1) Explore the challenges to the security of Muslim communities in the OSCE region, with a particular focus on how to enhance law enforcement - community relations in order to remove barriers to reporting, responding to and preventing hate crimes against Muslims;
2) Exchange views on the role of governments and share good practices of co-operation between authorities and Muslim communities, and
3) Develop a set of recommendations on how to enhance confidence in law enforcement in order to more effectively combat anti-Muslim hate crimes.