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The migrant situation continues to challenge a number of EU Member States, according to the latest issue of FRA’s monthly report on migration-related issues. Some reception facilities are in a poor state, and the lack of resources is testing Member States responses, putting migrant children particularly at risk.
Across many parts of Europe the face of democracy as we have known it is changing. We need to ensure today’s youth engage and are heard in political processes, says the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights ahead of International Youth Day on 12 August. This is especially vital at a time when the fundamental rights that affect us all are under threat.
In 2016, around one in three asylum seekers in the EU was a child. Many go missing and risk falling into the hands of human traffickers. Ahead of UN World Day against Trafficking in Persons on 30 July, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) calls for stronger child protection safeguards to help end the exploitation of children.
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The Agency together with the European Forum Alpbach are hosting a panel debate on how to protect, promote and communicate fundamental rights in times of change on 28 August during this year's Forum.
On 6 December 2017 the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) will host the conference Reality bites: Experiences of immigrants and minorities in the EU. During the event, findings from FRA’s second European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey will be presented.
25/09/2018 to 27/09/2018
The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights will hold its next Fundamental Rights Forum in Vienna from 25 to 27 September 2018.
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ANS: In addition, FRA’s annual flagship Fundamental Rights Report and Opinions, are now available in all EU languages, were presented at the symposium, and together the Agency’s new report on the detention of child migrants will form the backdrop to the discussions.
Times of Malta: The event, organised by the EU’s Agency for Fundamental Rights, was themed ‘Is Europe doing enough to protect fundamental rights?’ The President insisted that the most powerful change took place when political will was followed by “effective legislation ….
EU Observer: By Michael O’Flaherty. brussels, today, 08:44 A thriving civil society sector is imperative for a healthy democracy. That is why laws like the one recently passed in Hungary, on foreign-funded NGOs, are so problematic.