This short video discusses the issue of hate on the Internet, as well as some of the activities that the OSCE's Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) has been carrying out in order to fight cyberhate.
In this video the current and former directors of the OSCE's Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) look back on the how the office has grown over the past 20 years and discuss some of ODIHR's achievements and the challenges the office has faced.
After taking part in a peer-to-peer meeting with judges from South-Eastern Europe and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, Judge Olga Malesevic of the Regional Court in Banja Luka discusses her experiences.
The OSCE field operations in South-Eastern Europe are playing an important role in the EU-funded War Crimes Justice Project. Ivan Jovanovic, National Legal Advisor on War Crimes, discusses the role of the Mission to Serbia in the project.
For the past 17 years, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has been the primary body responsible for trying serious violations of international humanitarian law committed during the armed conflicts in the region of the former Yugoslavia since 1991. It is no longer opening new cases, however, and it is expected to finish its current proceedings by the end of 2014.
Under the War Crimes Justice Project, the OSCE's Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), the ICTY and the UN's Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), with the funding of the European Union, have partnered up to ensure the effective transfer of know-how and materials from the ICTY to the national judicial systems in the countries where the crimes took place.
Introductory clip for Hate Crimes in the OSCE Region: Incidents and Responses - Annual Report for 2008, a publication by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights that was released on 16 November 2009.