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.
FRA has developed a family of five infographics to help raise awareness of the voting rights of people with disabilities. Each infographic targets a different audience and draws on FRA research into the right to political participation of people with disabilities.
FRA Director Morten Kjaerum participated in a conference to celebrate the entry into force of the Istanbul Convention, the Council of Europe’s convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence.