FRA presented the work of the Agency and talked about current racist and xenophobic tendencies in Europe during a workshop at the NECE Conference “1914 – 2014: Lessons from History? Citizenship Education and Conflict Management”.
The Spanish Observatory against domestic and gender violence has awarded its prestigious annual prize to the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights for its outstanding work to help end violence against women.
The importance of cooperation between national parliaments and EU bodies to the promotion of and protection of fundamental rights was underlined by the FRA Director in his speech to national parliamentary committees responsible for fundamental rights.
FRA presented the results of its survey on violence against women at a zero tolerance seminar on actions to prevent gender-based violence, organised as a part of the programme of the 2014 Icelandic presidency of the Nordic Council of Ministers.