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Secretary General of the Council of Europe to take part in the Yerevan conference Combating Racism, Xenophobia and Intolerance in Europe.

Yerevan. H.E. Mr Edward Nalbandian, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and H.E. Mr

Thorbjorn Jagland, Secretary General, will open in Yerevan a High Level Conference on Combating Racism, Xenophobia and

Intolerance in Europe on 21 October.

The conference takes place in the framework of the Armenian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of

Europe and brings together state representatives, governmental, international and independent experts, representatives of international

organisations and civil society.

During the conference the participants will have the opportunity to reflect upon racism and xenophobia in political discourse,

the role of human rights institutions in combating racial and ethnic discrimination as well as topics related to combating hate speech and

racial stereotypes on social networks and media.

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Date:Oct 19, 2013
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