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Online Hate Speech

  • Challenges and legal responses
Online Conference on
3 December 2020 - 9:00 – 17:30 CET
4 December 2020 - 9:00 – 12:30 CET

Online Conference, 3 December 2020 – 4 December 2020

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This seminar will explore the legal challenges faced by practitioners when addressing complaints about online hate speech and provide a forum for discussion of possible solutions.

Key topics

  • Freedom of expression online – especially in times of COVID-19
  • Derogations from Art. 10 ECHR in times of emergency
  • UN and EU action against online hate speech
  • Recent ECtHR and CJEU case law on the freedom of expression
  • Hate crime regulation
  • Online content regulation
  • Protection of victims of hate speech

Who should attend?

Lawyers in private practice, in-house counsel, judges, prosecutors, legal staff of national administrations, international organisations and NGOs.

Interactive online conference

The online conference will be hosted on ERA’s own online training platform. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-quality speakers and other participants. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive training experience. As the platform is hosted on our own server, the highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate safely in a high-quality online training environment.

Fees in €:
EU and ERA patrons
Young lawyers and other groups
Discount Voucher Code
by 3 November 2020
after 3 November 2020
More details about the fees and discounts

Early registration discounts
10% by 03.11.2020

Discounts available
25 % - For young lawyers up to 30 years of age (important: the participant must provide a copy or details of his or her passport or identity card on registration); Full-time staff of universities or comparable academic institutions; Staff of charitable organisations or comparable institutions

25 % - Discount Voucher Code
If you have a discount voucher code, please click on the option above and enter the code in the voucher code field when you register.

40% - For Staff of European Union institutions and agencies; Staff of ERA’s patrons: all EU Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden), United Kingdom, the German states, Scotland and the City of Trier.

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Please note that if you wish to pay by invoice, it is required to do so at the latest two days prior to the online conference. A payment via credit card can be made at any time.


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