Contents
ODIHR Director’s foreword

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Overview

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ODIHR Structure and budget

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Part 1: Democratic institutions are based on human rights and the rule of law, participatory and
representative, accountable and trusted

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1.1. Improving lawmaking and human rights-compliant legislation	

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1.2. Assisting the drafting and adoption of an election code	

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1.3. Strengthening inclusive and accountable parliaments 	

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1.4. Providing a platform to discuss rule of law developments 	

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1.5. Supporting the fair and transparent appointment of judges	

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1.6. Strengthening the observation of election dispute resolution	

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1.7. Addressing electoral recommendations from a gender perspective	

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1.8. Encouraging electoral reform – ODIHR’s online database of electoral recommendations

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Part 2: Civil society and the security sector are better able to advance democracy and human rights	26
2.1. Raising awareness of the gender dynamics of trafficking in human beings	

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2.2. Supporting young women as future changemakers	

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2.3. Training human rights defenders on monitoring use of force in order to prevent torture	

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2.4. Equipping human rights defenders to face today’s challenges	

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2.5. Building a civil society coalition against hate crime	

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2.6. Advancing political integrity through strategic co-operation	

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2.7. Training police in effective, human rights-compliant policing in Roma and Sinti communities	

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2.8. Training law enforcement to integrate human rights protection into counter-terrorism activities	

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Part 3: Societies are equal, inclusive, resilient and free of all forms of discrimination and
marginalization

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3.1. Fostering Roma leadership for positive change 	

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3.2. Supporting people with disabilities to access information and bring about change

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3.3. Helping to develop a national strategy to integrate migrants	

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3.4. Supporting a diagnostic approach to hate crime data collection 	

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3.5. Gender, intersectionality and hate crime	

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3.6. Strengthening police recording of hate crimes 	

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3.7. Promoting equal access to quality education for Roma and Sinti children	

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Annexes

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ODIHR 2019

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