Often the fundamental rights of intersex people are not respected as they remain largely unrecognised in European societies. The mainstream approach, which recognises people as either male or female, impacts on law and policy, finds the latest research from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA).
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.