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Michael O’Flaherty
FRA Director, Michael O’Flaherty, delivers a keynote speech during the 14th Warsaw Human Rights Seminar on 24 October.
Michael O’Flaherty
FRA Director Michael O'Flaherty lecture to the Vienna Diplomatic Academy on 16 November 2023 recognises how Europe stands with Ukraine and calls for human rights to take centre stage in reconstruction plans.
Michael O’Flaherty
FRA Director Michael O'Flaherty elaborates on the scourge of racism affecting society and the importance of fixing it. The speech was delivered as the Annual Human Rights Law Centre lecture on 31 October at the University of Nottingham.
Michael O’Flaherty
FRA Director, Michael O’Flaherty delivers a keynote to the opening plenary of the OSCE Human Dimension Conference in Warsaw on 2 October.
Michael O’Flaherty
A strongly human rights compliant, human rights respectful AI, that ultimately supports human development is going to be the most trustworthy AI. Trusted by consumers, by citizens, by everybody, says FRA Director Michael O'Flaherty in his talk on protecting human rights in the digital age at the IIEA in Dublin on 26 September. He discusses the implications of AI for human rights, the new AI Act, as well as the wider challenges facing human rights standards in an age of rapid digitalisation.
Michael O’Flaherty
FRA Director's speech on 26 June at the OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) III in 2023 in Vienna on the role of civil society in promoting and protecting tolerance and non-discrimination.
Michael O’Flaherty
FRA Director Michael O'Flaherty delivers an impact statement on 2 June 2023 in Stockholm during a high-level meeting on EU support for reform of Ukraine's child protection system. The meeting was organised under the Swedish Presidency of the Council of the EU.
Michael O’Flaherty
FRA Director Michael O'Flaherty delivered a policy statement on the challenges which are currently posed to the rule of law in the European Union on 15 May at a Law Society of Ireland seminar in Dublin. He spoke about how to promote and strengthen fundamental rights throughout the EU.
Michael O’Flaherty
FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty opens the high-level conference on Protection of Fundamental Rights in times of Crises in Lund on 20 April 2023. His keynote speech explores the various facets of today's human rights system and suggests ways forward to further uphold human rights across Europe.
Michael O’Flaherty
FRA Director, Michael O'Flaherty, spoke during the second high-level meeting on antisemitic hate crime: European Conference on Antisemitism in Vienna on 17 April. He underlined the resurgence of antisemitism and reminded participants of the urgent need to tackle anti-Jewish hatred but also to honour and celebrate Jewish life. In his speech he outlined how this could be achieved.