The Agency joined discussions on 28 September on revising standard operating procedures for migration hotspots, organised by the Italian Ministry of Interior. FRA’s comments and suggestions addressed, in particular, people with vulnerability and unaccompanied children.
Findings from the Agency’s Muslims selected findings report from its EU wide minorities and discrimination survey (EU-MIDIS II) were presented at the International Metropolis Conference 2017 in the Hague on 21 September.
Providing adequate control over the standards in reception centres adds to EU Member States’ challenges in ensuring appropriate living conditions for asylum seekers. This was one of the findings from the latest summary from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) on migration-related fundamental rights concerns in some Member States. It assesses how Member States are ensuring that appropriate oversight and standards are maintained in migrant reception centres.