FRA has officially assumed the role of the Chair of the EU Agencies Network on 1 March 2014. On 12 March, a formal hand-over meeting will take place at FRA with participation of the Directors of FRA, the European Railway Agency (ERA) and the European Foundation for Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound).
On 5 March, FRA will present the findings from the world’s largest survey on violence against women at the high-level conference “Violence against women across the EU: Abuse at home, work, in public and online” in Brussels.
The Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly’s Committee on Equality and Non-Discrimination will visit FRA on 4 March and engage in a discussion with the Director and FRA staff on the work both organisations conduct in the area of non-discrimination and equality.
On 3-4 March, FRA will give a presentation on hate crime and human rights to a workshop on racism and xenophobia, organised by the Education Branch of the Spanish Directorate General of the Guardia Civil in Madrid.