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Break the bonds of fear

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“Break the bonds of fear- say no to hate” is a one year project developed and implemented by EWC and The Human Rights Defence Centre (KEPAD) aimed at building democratic resilience in Greek school communities.


For Greek teachers, school heads, students, teacher students.

How Local trainers are trained by the EWC, training models are developed and tailored for the different target groups before the trainers travel around the country to train teachers, teacher students and students. After the trainings local action, such as awareness campaigns, are encouraged and supported.

Result Promote awareness and encourage local actions in the school communittes to prevent and combat hate speech and violence.

Organized by Human Rights Defence Centre (KEPAD) and EWC

Working languages  Greek 

Financed by EEA Grants

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The European Wergeland Centre

Ingrid Aspelund

Senior Advisor
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Ingrid Aspelund is responsible for the programme "22 July and Democratic Citizenship", as well as coordinating EWC's projects related to issues such as prevention of hate speech, discrimination, and radicalization.

Aspelund has a Master's degree in International and Multicultural Education and a Bachelor's degree in Development Studies from Oslo and Akershus University College (now Oslo Met). She previously worked as a campaign advisor for the No Hate Speech Movement in Norway and was the head of Norwegian People’s Aid Solidarity Youth 2015-2017.

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