FRA took part in the 7th meeting of the Ad hoc Committee of Experts for Roma Issues (CAHROM) organised by the Council of Europe. Representatives of the European Commission, UNDP, Open Society Foundations, Norway Grants and Roma NGOs/networks also attended the meeting in Strasbourg from 14-16 May.
The UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice met in Vienna from 12 to 16 May to discuss progress in this area of the United Nations’ work and the draft resolutions submitted by the UN member states for the consideration by the Commission.
On 13 May, FRA took part in the 2014 OSCE Human Dimension Seminar on Improving OSCE effectiveness by enhancing its cooperation with relevant regional and international organisations, held in Warsaw on 12-14 May.
On 12 May, FRA held an inception meeting for drafting the handbook of European law on the rights of the child with the FRA contractor, the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights and the Council of Europe’s Children’s Rights Division.
Legal, administrative and accessibility barriers can prevent millions of voters with disabilities from taking part in elections finds the latest research from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA).
The Director of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), Morten Kjaerum, will become the Director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in 2015, it was announced today.