FRA Director Morten Kjaerum held a speech on the occasion of International Roma Day on 8 April at a conference entitled 'Realising Roma rights: addressing violence, discrimination and segregation in Europe' at Harvard University.
A delegation from the German Parliament’s Petitions Committee - Gero Storjohann, Stefanie Vogelsang, Dr. Peter Röhlinger, Manfred Todtenhausen, and Sabine Ursula Stüber - visited the FRA at its premises in Vienna on 8 April 2013.
On 20 March, FRA took part in a meeting of the Council of Europe's Steering Committee on Human Rights (CDDH) which discussed the implementation of Council’s recommendation on fundamental rights of LGBT people.
FRA presented the findings from its research on fundamental rights at the EU’s southern sea borders to the European Home Affairs Commissioner, Cecilia Malmström, on 25 March. The findings were contained in a report which FRA will make public on 27 March.
FRA took part in the “From Pilots to Outcomes: Evidence-based lessons on socio-economic inclusion of Roma communities” conference organised by the UNDP, the World Bank and the European Commission on 15 March.