The Agency presented its follow-up work to its 2014 survey on violence against women during a meeting on 19 October in Brussels of the European Network of Equality Bodies project on gender-based violence.
On 17 October in Brussels, the Agency presented its ongoing work on comparing detentions conditions across EU Member States to facilitate the decision making process while executing the European Arrest Warrant.
The meeting was convened by the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in preparation for Austria’s EU Presidency in 2018 as religious dialogue is a foreign policy priority of Austria. The meeting took place in Vienna from 18 to 19 October.
Fundamental rights remain under threat in a number of EU Member States, according to the FRA’s latest monthly report on migration-related issues. Some reception facilities, particularly in hotspots, are overcrowded, claiming asylum can be problematic and vulnerable groups, particularly migrant children, are still at risk.
The Austrian platform for surveys, methods and empirical analysis (PUMA) learnt about the methodologies employed in the Agency’s surveys for reaching special populations, especially ethnic minorities and immigrants.