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.
On 18 March, FRA presented preliminary findings from its research on the treatment of third-country nationals at the EU’s external sea and air border points at a seminar on “Keeping the EU’s External Borders Secure: Latest Developments”.
FRA Director Morten Kjaerum held the keynote speech at a conference entitled 'Bridging the divide – integrating the functions of national human rights institutions and national equality bodies in the European Union' at University College London on 15 March 2013.