FRA’s fundamental rights guidance for law enforcement officials presented to EU Contact Committee

On 15 March, FRA attended the meeting of the Contact Committee of EU Member State representatives, which is convened by the European Commission under the Return Directive.

FRA presented its document on practical fundamental rights guidance for law enforcement officials when they apprehend migrants in an irregular situation. This “do’s and don’ts” document has been prepared with input from Member State experts, the European Commission, and the Platform for International Cooperation on Undocumented Migrants (PICUM). It will now be included in the minutes of the Contact Committee for future reference by the Member States 

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