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FRA conducted local site visits to the municipality of Mantua, Italy as part of the pilot phase of its local engagement for Roma inclusion (LERI) project.
This year, FRA’s annual flagship event, the Fundamental Rights Conference, will focus on migration, and the importance of a fundamental rights-based approach to EU policies in this field.
Upcoming events View all
02/09/2014 to 03/09/2014
The European Asylum Support Office has invited FRA to participate in its expert meetings on age assessment and on family tracing and best interest considerations in relation to the Dublin Regulation on asylum applications.
02/09/2014 to 05/09/2014
FRA will take part in the 9th annual Internet Governance Forum meeting which will be held in Istanbul, Turkey on 2-5 September 2014.
03/09/2014 to 04/09/2014
FRA will take part in an expert meeting on the human rights of women in Vilnius on 3-4 September.
FRA in the news View all
BBC News: The European Union Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) publishes a report every year summarising data on anti-Semitic incidents supplied by governments and NGOs. The problem is that only around half the EU states collect this data, and the quality varies hugely.
FiveThirtyEight: Only five of the 28 EU countries, including the U.K., have comprehensive data on racist crimes and hate crimes against Jews, Muslims and Roma people, according to a December analysis by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, or FRA. “FRA has reiterated the necessity for EU member states to improve their data-collection methods,” Katya Andrusz, a spokeswoman for FRA, said in an email.
The protection of fundamental rights holds society together
Wiener Zeitung: Die Geschichte Europas kennt viele Phasen, in denen der Zusammenhalt von Gesellschaften unter schweren Druck kam. Gerade in Zeiten des gesellschaftlichen Wandels droht die Erosion des sozialen Zusammenhalts. Die Politik muss daher jene Elemente stärken, die diesen Zusammenhalt sowie Stabilität garantieren.