On 23 April, the Agency attended a meeting in Strasbourg of EU Justice and Home Affairs agencies to discuss preparations for increasing the mandate of the eu-LISA agency in the areas of statistics and quality control.
IT systems can help trace missing migrant children and combat identity theft. But there are also significant risks to people’s fundamental rights, for instance not being fairly treated within the asylum procedure. So finds the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) in a new report. As authorities increasingly rely on these systems, the report suggests ways to better defend the rights of those affected.
The Agency’s Director, Michael O’Flaherty, presented FRA’s work priorities for this year to the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) in Brussels on 20 February, as it does each year.
The Agency presented its second ‘Surveillance by intelligence services: fundamental rights safeguards and remedies in the EU’ report in the 29th annual training course on security and justice of the French National Institute for Advanced Studies in Security and Justice (Institut National des Hautes Etudes de Sécurité et de Justice (INHESJ)) on 16 February.