26th meeting

22-23 May 2003
Vienna, Austria

The 26th meeting of the ECCHRD was organised by the European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia (EUMC), Vienna, in collaboration with the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM), acting as secretariat for the ECCHRD.

The EUMC provided a presentation on documentation work in the field of racism. There was an update on other regional networks and presentations of HURILIST (Human Rights Libraries Search Tool) and the Human Rights Search Engine HURISEARCH.

Four interest groups met and discussed about Torture documentation, (Racism) terminology, Statistics and HURISEARCH – they reported back the next day. This was followed by presentations on developments in HURIDOCS (training, tools, information and outreach, institutional development), on the Martus human rights bulletin system and on access to electronic journals. The meeting also talked about the role and future of the ECCHRD and about the next meeting. There was also a market place with presentations.

The following presentation is available: