FRA provided training on fundamental rights indicators and data collection to the Bulgarian country desk officer from the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy from 29 to 30 June.
On 7-8 June, FRA took part in the third second meeting of the ‘Operational Platform on Roma Equality (OPRE)’, a joint initiative of the Council of Europe, FRA, European Network of Equality Bodies (Equinet) and European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI).
The Fundamental Rights Forum 2016 is fast approaching with only 10 days left until the event begins on 20 June in Vienna. Over the course of four days, participants will look from different perspectives at three burning issues: refugee protection, inclusion and the digital age.
Over one million people sought refuge in the EU in 2015, a fivefold increase from the year before. In its Fundamental Rights Report 2016, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) examines the scale and nature of the challenge and proposes measures to ensure fundamental rights are respected across the EU.