The Austrian platform for surveys, methods and empirical analysis (PUMA) learnt about the methodologies employed in the Agency’s surveys for reaching special populations, especially ethnic minorities and immigrants.
Human trafficking remains a grave concern in the European Union. It is also one of the protection challenges in the migration hotspots where various initiatives are aiming to help address the phenomenon.
On 11 October, the Agency presented the main findings of its report on immigration detention of children during a meeting of the Council of Europe’s Committee on Migration, Refugees and Displaced Persons of the Parliamentary Assembly.
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.