On 13 May, FRA took part in the 2014 OSCE Human Dimension Seminar on Improving OSCE effectiveness by enhancing its cooperation with relevant regional and international organisations, held in Warsaw on 12-14 May.
On 12 May, FRA held an inception meeting for drafting the handbook of European law on the rights of the child with the FRA contractor, the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights and the Council of Europe’s Children’s Rights Division.
Legal, administrative and accessibility barriers can prevent millions of voters with disabilities from taking part in elections finds the latest research from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA).
The Director of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), Morten Kjaerum, will become the Director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in 2015, it was announced today.
Human rights are a lynchpin of the European Parliament’s work, safeguarding the values that make Europe what it is today: rich, diverse and vibrant, writes FRA Director Morten Kjaerum in an opinion article published in a number of European newspapers. That’s why we should care about the forthcoming European parliamentary elections. After all, this parliament will be taking decisions for the next five years that affect every one of us.
This week FRA presented the results of its EU-wide survey on violence against women to United Nations organisations in New York and Vienna. It was an opportunity for FRA to explain the findings and highlight the survey recommendations.
Many migrants drowned in the recent tragedies in the Mediterranean Sea. The frequency of such tragic events points to the urgent need for Member States and the European Union to work together to safeguard the lives and rights of migrants.