FRA has been supporting the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) to develop a practical tool to support authorities responsible for conducting best interests assessments of children in the context of the relocation as required under the EU’s asylum acquis.
FRA is supporting the European Asylum Support Office in developing a training module on fundamental rights and international protection, alongside EU Member State experts and the EU Border Agency, Frontex.
Sexual harassment of women is not a new problem, even though it has emerged as a new issue since the events in Cologne on New Year’s Eve. On International Women’s Day, FRA joins the UN in calling for greater gender equality and points out that widespread harassment must be combated in order to make equality a reality in the workplace and elsewhere.
National training sessions within FRA’s project on biometrics in large-scale border management IT databases are taking place in six EU Member States - Italy, Spain, Belgium, Sweden, Germany and Poland.
On 25 February, FRA hosted a Dutch OSCE parliamentary delegation to discuss fundamental rights risks in the light of enhanced security measures in many EU Member States in the context of the European refugee policy crisis.