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On 23 August, FRA addressed a Ministerial Conference in Bratislava marking European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Totalitarian Regimes. The conference was organised by the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the EU.
Refugees and migrants arriving in the EU may also have a disability which can pass unnoticed, preventing them from receiving the particular support they need and are entitled to under EU law. As there is little information on migrants with disabilities and victims of torture, the latest FRA summary report on migration-related fundamental rights throws the spotlight on these issues.
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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 29 September, FRA will start to implement conclusions concerning education collected in the Fundamental Rights Forum 2016 Chair’s Statement.
On 30 September, FRA will present its work, materials and lessons learned on combining history learning/education and human rights education at a symposium in Berlin, entitled "Education for change: Combining history learning and human rights education in formal, non-formal and higher education".
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Without values Europe is worthless
DiePresse.com: Die Europäische Union steht vor großen Hürden, daran zerbrechen wird sie aber nicht, sagt Michael O'Flaherty, Direktor der EU-Grundrechteagentur. Dank der Menschenrechte.
theguardian: Problems can begin as soon as unaccompanied minors arrive in Europe after perilous journeys across land and sea. According to the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), a lack of appropriate shelters for children in almost all reception facilities on the Greek islands means that children are kept in police custody before being transferred to open reception facilities on the mainland.
Independent: A news ticker at a Turkish airport has warned travellers about the prevalence of rape in Sweden...A report by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights which accompanied data on violence against women across EU member states, said it was important to take a number of factors into account when interpreting the numbers.