On 7 November, data protection experts gathered at FRA to discuss the preliminary findings from FRA’s current project looking into safeguards and remedies in the context of large-scale surveillance by intelligence services.
Two new reports by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) present the human rights situation at the EU’s air and land borders where asylum seekers as well as victims of trafficking for labour and sexual exploitation and for organ extraction may also first enter the EU.
On 28-29 October, FRA took part in the Supervision Coordination Group meetings of the large-scale IT border management systems, Eurodac, SIS II (Schengen Information System) and VIS (Visa Information System).
FRA and the Italian Presidency of the Council of the European Union hosted the first meeting of the Hate Crime Working Party in Rome with participants from 25 Member States, as well as the European Commission and the OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights.
The European Union’s Judicial Cooperation Unit (Eurojust) and the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) in Valletta, Malta on 3 November.