The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) has helped advance the rights of people with disabilities across the EU. A new Focus paper by the EU Agency of Fundamental Rights (FRA) outlines how.
On 7 May 2015, FRA participated in an informal meeting of the Council of the EU’s Standing Committee on operational cooperation on internal security (COSI), which was chaired by the Latvian Presidency.
On 4-5 May 2015, FRA participated in the Salzburg Forum Ministerial Conference, a security partnership composed of Central and South-Eastern EU Member states, which met to discuss issues including extremism, radicalisation and the European Commission’s proposed Agenda on Security.
Each year hundreds of thousands of children across the EU are involved in legal proceedings. Justice systems need to do more to cater to the needs of these children, finds the latest report from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA). Making justice more child-friendly is in the best interests of the child, improves child protection and their meaningful participation in judicial proceedings.