100+ practical ideas to address the EU’s most pressing fundamental rights concerns: this is the outcome of the Fundamental Rights Forum that took place on 20-23 June and gathered over 700 leading human rights experts from around the world.
The FRA Director met the outgoing Federal President of Austria, Heinz Fischer, to thank him for Austria’s continued support as host country to the Agency, and for his personal support during his term of office.
On 29 June in Brussels, the European Economic and Social Committee, the EU's civil society consultative body, held a hearing to prepare their opinion in response to the European Parliament’s own-initiative report on EU values.
On 28 June in Paris, FRA took part in the conference ‘Children, Europe, Emergency’ organised by the French ‘Défenseur des Droits´ in cooperation with the European Network of Ombudspersons for Children and the Council of Europe.
On 27 June, FRA presented the key findings of the Fundamental Rights Report 2016 to the French authorities at a workshop organised by the International and European Affairs Service of the French Ministry of Justice, the French National Liaison Officer of the Fundamental Rights Agency.