The Agency’s ongoing work on severe labour exploitation formed part of discussions during a high-level one-day conference at the Greek Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Athens on 30 November.
During the Academy of European Law’s annual conference on Countering Terrorism in the EU, the agency spoke about freedom of expression and privacy in counter-terrorism measures, particularly in relation to online content.
The Agency presented its draft practical guide to enhance transnational cooperation for child victims of trafficking or in need of protection in Brussels on 5 December at the EU Anti-trafficking Coordinator’s meeting with the Civil Society Platform.
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The Agency presented its report on the participation and empowerment of local Roma communities at a conference on Roma inclusion through local partnerships.
From 27 to 28 November in Brussels, the Agency took part in the 12th meeting of the EU Agency Network on Scientific Advice, ANSA.
Fundamental rights protection overall at the EU border agency needs strengthening as its mandate and tasks increase, finds the latest Opinion from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights.
On 6 and 7 December, the Agency together with the OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights will hold a workshop for law enforcement officers and officials responsible for (hate) crime registration in Hungary.
The agency will participate in a round-table event marking the end of #AgeingEqual global campaign against ageism and the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
On 6 December, the Agency will host 30 members from the Austrian Association for European Criminal Law.
In policing and border management, officials increasingly use profiling to support their work. But is it always lawful? The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights’ updated guide helps answer this question with tips on how to avoid unlawful profiling.
The Agency organised a study visit to the Guardianship Services of Belgium and Netherlands for representatives of the Greek Ministry of Labour, Social Security and Social Solidarity and the National Center for Social Solidarity (EKKA).
The Agency presented figures on cyber-stalking and cyber-harassment from its violence against women survey during a panel discussion on cybercrime against women and girls in Vienna on 26 November.
The European Commission hosted an expert meeting in Brussels on 3 December to discuss the implementation of the 2017 Communication on the protection of children in migration.
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Choosing where to live, with whom, and what to eat, when, are some of the realities of independent living that most of us take for granted. But for people with disabilities theory and practice can be worlds apart, finds the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights’ latest report. It explores what enables and what hinders the drive towards independent community living for people with disabilities.
FRA's latest report explores what enables and what hinders the drive towards independent community living for people with disabilities.
The EU and all its Member States are legally bound to the UN’s Disability Convention. They have a duty to ensure people with disabilities can live independently in the community rather than in institutions.
The agency will be part of a high-level panel at the European Parliament on ‘Witnessed Domestic Violence: An EU roadmap to protect children from all forms of domestic violence’ in Brussels on 4 December.
On 4 December, the Agency will join a seminar in Brussels of churches and religious communities to discuss sharing responsibility for religion and human rights within the EU.
On 4 December, the agency and the European Expert Group on transition from institutional to community-based care, will launch the findings of FRA's research at a seminar in Brussels. It will be an opportunity to reflect on the findings and to discuss how this evidence can support policy makers and practitioners to implement the transition from institutional to community living successfully.
A new online tool to help free Muslims from hatred has just been released by FRA. The anti-Muslim hatred database is an easy-to-use overview of information on hate crime, hate speech and discrimination against Muslims across the EU.