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The publication “Violence against children with disabilities: legislation, policies and programmes in the EU - Summary” is now available in all official EU languages on the FRA website.
Local communities are facing a number of challenges resulting from the large influx of refugees and asylum seekers, as FRA’s latest summary report of migration-related fundamental rights concerns shows. It provides a snapshot of the impact the asylum crisis is having on some local communities, including the challenge of having to provide and finance housing and education. However, it also reveals good practices, strong goodwill and the potential boost to local economies that can offset some of the problems.
“Following the appalling attack in Nice last night, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) expresses its utmost sadness and extends its sympathy and condolences to the families and loved ones of the victims,” says FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty, on behalf of the Agency and all its staff.
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FRA is organising a panel debate on Rights, Respect, Reality: The Europe of Values in Today’s World during the European Forum Alpbach on 29 August.
On 19 September, FRA’s Director will present the key findings of its Fundamental Rights Report 2016 in Paris at the Sciences Po University.
On 5 October, FRA’s Director will present the key findings of the Fundamental Rights Report 2016 in Copenhagen at a conference organised by the Danish Institute for Human Rights.
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Avvenire: «Malattie, violenze sessuali, sparizioni di migliaia di bambini... La crisi dei migranti è una grande emergenza, non solo per gli annegamenti in mare...». Da settembre 2015, l’irlandese Michael O’Flaherty è il direttore dell’Agenzia europea per i diritti fondamentali (Fra)”.
Times of Malta: There has been a spike in hate crimes across the EU following the Brexit result, so Malta’s EU Presidency next year needs to shine a light on human rights values currently under threat, the director of the EU’s Fundamental Rights Agency has urged.
The greatly underestimated consequences of hate on the internet
Der Standard: Internationale Studienergebnisse zur Net-Kommunikation beim EU-Grundrechteforum in Wien.