On 11 May in Amsterdam, the Dutch EU Presidency hosted, together with civil society organisations, a major event on what the EU could do to improve the responsibility of businesses in relation to human rights.
On 10 May, FRA presented tentative findings from its project related to detention and alternatives at an event in Brussels hosted by the European Commission in collaboration with EuroPris, the organisation for European prison services.
On 10 May, FRA took part in the OSCE’s Human Dimension Committee Meeting on ‘Tolerance and Non-Discrimination’ in connection with the OSCE’s commitments and implementation of the OSCE Action Plan on improving the situation of Roma and Sinti.
Practical frontline fundamental rights advice is still needed to support EU efforts in the migration hotspots in Greece. This was one of the conclusions of the Director’s visit to the reception centre for refugees and migrants on the island of Lesbos (Greece) on 3 May.