EU Member States, the European Commission, representatives of other EU institutions and relevant EU Agencies came together for the the second meeting of the Subgroup to the High Level Commission Expert Group on Radicalisation (HLCEG-R).
During the European Broadcasting Union’s Intercultural and Diversity Group annual meeting in Berlin, producers and editors of European broadcasters, analysed news examples from a fundanmental rights angle.
Reforms to surveillance laws are improving transparency but better checks and balances to match the powers of intelligence services are needed, finds a new report from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA). It shows how clear legal frameworks, robust safeguards and effective oversight are needed to enhance security and respect fundamental rights.
The Agency explored common values that underpin privacy around the world during the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners that took place from 25 to 29 September in Hong Kong.
Over the last decade, new fundamental rights laws and policies have been adopted and specialist institutions created. But fundamental rights challenges still remain and rights are under attack, underlining the lack of a fundamental rights culture across institutions and societies, as the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) reveals in its 2017 Fundamental Rights Report.
On 4 May, FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty spoke at the European University Institute’s State of the Union conference in San Domenico di Fiesole, Italy, an annual event that reflects on the EU and its future and whose theme this year was ‘Building a People’s Europe’.
The Agency joined data protection authorities from across the EU in Limassol from 27 to 28 April for their annual Spring Conference as they prepare for the application of the EU’s revised data protection rules.