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On 24 May, FRA attended the European Day for Border Guards 2016, the main event in Europe for border guards, organised by Frontex every year.
FRA took part in a meeting of the Expert Group of the Immigration Liaison Officers network (ILOs) on 20 May in Brussels.
The Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a conference on ‘The new challenges to counter homophobia’ in Rome on 20 May on the fundamental rights of LGBTI people.
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24/05/2016 to 26/05/2016
On 24-26 May, FRA will present its work on hate crime at the International Network for Hate Studies and the Hate and Hostility Research Group conference at the University of Limerick.
26/05/2016 to 27/05/2016
FRA will present key findings from its surveillance report at the Spring Conference of European Data Protection Authorities in Budapest on 26 May.
The FRA Director will address the international conference ‘Human Rights – A 21st Century Approach to the work of Ombudsmen’ on 26 May in Belfast.
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TheIrishTimes: While much of the agency’s role is to highlight the human rights dimension of various pieces of EU legislation, one of O’Flaherty’s main aims is to increase awareness of the EU’s Charter for Fundamental Rights. The charter, which underpins EU law, applies to all EU institutions as well as member states when they are acting in an area of EU competency.
The EU includes the Spanish protocol on hate crimes in their compendium of good practices
La agencia europea Derechos Fundamentales (FRA) pasa así de colocar a España de los últimos a los primeros puestos en la lucha contra esas infracciones.
nrc.nl: Michael O’Flaherty, directeur EU-bureau voor grondrechten Er wordt te weinig aangifte gedaan én er is onvoldoende aandacht bij de rechter voor hatecrime – misdrijven die worden gepleegd vanuit een vooroordeel, zo zegt de expert.