The Working Group Against Hate Crimes

A unique good practice in Hungary

  • Andras L. PAP Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Keywords: Hate crimes, Hungary, NGO


The essay provides an overview of a unique and innovative cooperative initiative by an NGO-coalition to monitor and strengthen law enforcement responses to hate crimes and to identify new tools in the fight against hate incidents in Hungary. The Working Group Against Hate Crimes, in close collaboration with national and local police, conducts research, delivers opinions on legislation, develops curricula, designs training and education modules, and partakes in regular case-analysis with officers.

How to Cite
PAP, A. (2018). The Working Group Against Hate Crimes. European Law Enforcement Research Bulletin, (17), 85-90. Retrieved from