FRA will update its handbook, in partnership with the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), which presents and explains European data protection law in a straightforward way for those working in this area.
The Agency will update and expand the scope of its 2010 guide on Discriminatory Ethnic Profiling. The new Guide will provide a general update of the analysis, taking into account legal and technological developments, and expanding the scope to include border management.
The project looks at the experiences and views of foreign workers in selected EU countries who have experienced criminal forms of labour exploitation. It fills an important gap by extending the evidence beyond the views of professionals who deal with labour exploitation; this was covered in an earlier project.
In 2016 the European Commission asked the FRA to join its High Level Group to combat racism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance, and to coordinate a specific subgroup of the HLG that will work to develop methodologies for recording and collecting data on hate crime.
The media toolkit on how to include a fundamental rights angle in reporting is a web-based capacity-building platform.
In 2013, the European Commission released its Recommendation – ‘Investing in children: breaking the cycle of disadvantage’. FRA is currently analysing existing secondary European level data on child poverty and well-being, following the indicators annexed in the Recommendation, from a fundamental rights perspective.
FRA is conducting desk research on immigration detention of children – both unaccompanied and children with their parents or guardian. The research covers children in asylum or in immigration/return procedures and covers all EU Member States.
FRA is mapping national laws across EU governing age requirements linked to the child rights of protection and participation.
Every year, FRA analyses and publishes a report based on official and unofficial data on manifestations of antisemitism available in the 28 Member States of the European Union. This report feeds into EU and Member State level efforts to counter antisemitism.
The second wave of the European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey (EU-MIDIS) aims to assess progress made over the past five years since the first EU-MIDIS survey was carried out in 2008.