The Italian Parliamentary Committee for the Intelligence and Security Services and for State Secret Control held a conference in Rome on 17 January on the Agency’s second surveillance report that was published in October 2017.
The Agency highlighted the importance of addressing discrimination, harassment and violence as part of a comprehensive approach of security in urban policies during a European Commission’s stakeholder workshop on urban security FRA’s contributions drew on evidence from its second EU Minorities and Discrimination Survey (EU-MIDIS II).
There is a crisis in communicating and convincing people that human rights matter. While this view is universally agreed among the human rights community, it represents a window of opportunity for change, according to the FRA Director, Michael O’Flaherty, when opening a seminar of leading experts on communicating human rights.
Guardians remain a key element of a protection system for children who are temporarily or permanently deprived of their family environment and who cannot have their interests represented by their parents.
The Agency brought its experience from working in migration hotspots in Italy and Greece to a European Commission expert workshop on the implementation of the child sexual abuse directive with regards to migrant children.