On 12 February FRA presented advance findings of the world's largest survey on violence against women to the Council Working Party on Fundamental Rights, Citizens' Rights and Free Movement of Persons (FREMP).
The proposal to establish a European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO), mandated to prosecute crimes against the financial interests of the European Union, raises a number of fundamental rights issues. Following a request from the European Parliament, FRA has published an Opinion that analyses these issues and suggests ways of answering fundamental rights concerns.
Members of the Frontex Consultative Forum met in Warsaw on 5-6 February to discuss their first annual report with key findings, recommendations and the impact their work had over the past year on Frontex activities.
Fundamental rights are deeply embedded in the EU’s institutional framework and its founding values. So much so, that "European debate and policy is now beyond the point where we have to argue that fundamental rights are an integral part of any security policy," said FRA's Director, Morten Kjærum.
On 27 January we mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the day on which the concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau was liberated. On this day we honour the memory of all those who were so brutally murdered by the Nazi regime.