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.
The Hungarian Ministry of Interior organised a national launch event to promote the Hungarian version of FRA’s handbook European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration among legal practitioners on 3 October 2014.
Integrating fundamental rights into European Union internal security policies will strengthen them and make them more effective, FRA Director Morten Kjaerum said at a high-level conference on a renewed internal security strategy in Brussels on 29 September 2014.
The first-ever thematic platform meeting between FRA, the Council of Europe, the European Network of Equality Bodies (Equinet) and the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) took place at FRA on 24 September where asylum and migrant rights were discussed.
FRA took part in a panel debate on data protection authorities and mass surveillance, as part of the 3rd data network policy conference (‘Daten.Netz.Politik’) that took place in Vienna on 20 September.