During the fifth meeting of the European Social Network (ESN)’s Working Group on Disability in Brighton, UK from 11 to 12 October, the Agency presented its work on indicators on the right to independent living of people with disabilities.
An expert meeting on human rights education and fundamental rights awareness provided valuable input on the needs of psychologists when fostering knowledge of human rights and skills needed in their work.
Millions of women, men and children forced from their homes as a result of conflict or persecution fall foul of ruthless traffickers. The 10th EU Anti-Trafficking Day on 18 October is time to take stock and renew efforts to counter this modern day plague affecting the most vulnerable in our society, says the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights.
The Agency shared its view on protecting child rights in the Dublin Procedure, particularly for unaccompanied children at a hearing organised by the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee in Brussels on 10 October.
On 7 October, the Agency took part in a European Commission’s coordination meeting with representatives of international governmental organisations and civil society organisations active in the field of Roma Inclusion.
The Agency presented its Fundamental Rights Awareness Strategy 2015-2017 and Fundamental Rights Promotion Programme 2016-2018 at the meeting of the International Contact Group on human rights education and citizenship education.