To provide the European Parliament and the Commission with a working definition of Hate Crime and consensus policy/best practice guidelines in order to ensure all Member States of the Union offer the same legal and legislative certainty across the Union.
Anyhow, this is mainly to tell you that David is currently posting quite a few snippets of thought about this at his blog, Brax on Philosophy. So, if you have any interest in this topic, it may be worth a visit. We're more than happy to receive whatever comments you might have.
In addition, you can follow the project on Twitter, as well as on Facebook.