Counterspeech efforts in the Netherlands

Our counterspeech efforts in the Netherlands have reached over 1.2MM people to date. Explore this page to learn about local initiatives, campaigns, and partners in your community.

P2P: Facebook Global Digital Challenge

P2P has reached more than 200 million people through campaigns run by 6,500 students from 375 universities in 75 countries.


The following universities and organizations in the Netherlands have participated in the program: Erasmus University Rotterdam and Radboud Universiteit, and Universiteit Utrecht.

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Dare to Be Grey, Utrecht University

Utrecht, Netherlands
Utrecht, Netherlands

Promoting dialogue to end polarization

This campaign used online and offline tactics to create a platform for people to share their stories, engage in dialogue, and search for peaceful solutions to issues they are facing in their communities. It encouraged people to share their personal "grey" stories, and to reject the polarization that is dividing our society.

The campaign was held in 6 cities across the Netherlands, partnered with the cities of Amsterdam, Utrecht, and Tilburg, and gained national media coverage for its positive narrative and wide reach.

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1MM+

people reached

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