Best practices for implementing human rights locally and regionally

FRA will give a speech at the 26th Session of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe. The speech will focus on best practices for implementing human rights locally and regionally in Council of Europe member states and other countries.

During the plenary session there will be a panel debate with speakers such as: Nils Muiznieks, Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights; Lawrence Early, Jurisconsult at the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights; and Maija Sakslin, Chairperson of FRA’s Management Board. The 26th Session of the Congress, held from 25 to 27 March 2014 in Strasbourg, France, will include several debates on the themes of youth, human rights, as well as on the situation of local and regional democracy in Europe. The plenary debate can be followed live.