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19/08/2016

Help for migrants with disabilities hampered by screening gaps

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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30/09/2016

FRA to speak at Berlin symposium on Education for Change

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.