The Agency presented some of the fundamental rights implications related to the European Travel Information and Authorisation System at a meeting of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs on 16 May in Brussels.
Last night tragedy struck Europe once again, leaving young people and their families victims of terrorism. “The Agency is saddened by this tragic attack in Manchester, and extends its sympathy to the families and friends of the victims,” says FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty, on behalf of the Agency and all its staff.
Asylum seekers and refugees in many parts of Europe risk being confined to a life of inequality and disadvantage due to gaps in their education and the lack of support in schools for trauma victims. These are some of the main concerns from the latest summary report of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) on migration-related fundamental rights in selected EU Member States which assesses the educational prospects of migrants.
The Agency held a fundamental rights workshop for hotspots operators in Taranto on 11 May in cooperation with the Italian Ministry of Interior, the European Commission migrants support team in Italy and in partnership with the UNHCR and International Organization for Migration.