On 4 May, the Project Steering Committee Meeting of STAND-UP was hosted at the European Public Law Organization (EPLO) headquarters in Athens, the partners who led this meeting. This is the third meeting held by the consortium, the first was the kick-off meeting in Granada, Spain, in May 2022, and the second steering committee in Trento, Italy, in October 2022.
In this meeting, a synthesis of the growth of STAND-UP from its beginning until now was made, where the progress of each work package of the project was presented, as well as the current point where it is, and the next tasks and activities to be carried out. The representatives of the consortium members had time for discussion after the presentation of each work package, in order to better coordinate and organise the ongoing and following activities.
The topics covered at the meeting were the work packages about Hate Monitoring Mechanism led by VEJudPol (Public Prosecutor’s Office at the Ordinary Court of Venice), Capacity Building by AGENFOR and EPLO, Multi-agency cooperation run by the Greek National Commission for Human Rights (GNCHR) and the European Association for Local Democracy (ALDA), STAND-UP Pilot carried out by TNJudPol (Public Prosecutor’s Office at the Ordinary Court of Trento), Dissemination and Communication by FUNDEA, and the Management and coordination of the action and Financial management of the action, covered by TNJudPol. Finally, the meeting ended with a time for a questions and answers and open discussion.