Philippe Coen

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Hate Prevention Initiative, France

Philippe Coen is the founder and President the Hate Prevention Initiative ( The Hate Prevention initiative is a not-for-profit anti-racist association initiated in France. The Hate Prevention Initiative proposes to fight cyber hate with education towards the youth.  The purpose of the Initiative is compatible with freedom of speech and calls for ethics and self-responsibility. The Hate Prevention initiative proposes to adopt an opt in anti-hate label for Internet website and social network pages: the label name is “Respect Zone” subject to an ethical code of conduct.

Philippe Coen is an attorney, he was admitted at the Paris Bar and received his law degrees from the University of Paris I (Panthéon-Sorbonne) and the University of Paris X (Nanterre). He is also was educated at the Academy of the International Court of Justice in The Hague and Harvard University where he earned an LL.M. and was awarded a scholarship from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

He was elected President of ECLA in 2012 ( ECLA is the European Company Lawyers Association, and is a Federation gathering 42,000 members via their National Company Lawyers Association and Philippe is a Vice President of AFJE (, the French Corporate Association of In-Lawyers (4,500 members). Directed the following videos:

Philippe has run a weekly 25-minute long radio show for 12 years on Radio J: ‘Cinema J” and directed a documentary named “Memory in all states”.