Nelson Mandela, whose life was dedicated to combating discrimination in any form, has died at the age of 95 but his legacy will live on, giving strength to people all over the world in their struggle against prejudice and intolerance.
On 3 December 2013, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) presents its Fundamental rights-based police training manual at the International Conference on Human Rights Education and Training for the Civil and Public Service in Dublin, Ireland. FRA is hosting a workshop for law enforcement officials at the conference to present and answer questions about the training manual.
Next year the elections at the European Parliament will be an opportunity for millions of Europeans to have their say in how Europe should be run. However, many people with disabilities face barriers in exercising this basic right.
The FRA today (26 November) presented the results of its LGBT survey at a European Parliament workshop, which aimed at shedding light on the situation of lesbians in Europe, with a particular emphasis on violence and harassment, and their legal situation.