FRA reiterates importance of continuity, relevance and impact in discussions with EU Council fundamental rights working party

On 8 March in Brussels, FRA’s new Director outlined his vision for FRA to the Council of the EU’s Working Party on Fundamental Rights, Citizens’ Rights and Free Movement of Persons (FREMP).

He stressed the importance of continuing the good work the agency is known for. He stressed the importance of staying relevant to current issues, citing his recent visits to the migration hotspots as an example. He also underlined his firm belief in ensuring FRA’s work contributes to having a positive impact on the lives of everyone across the EU. For all of this to happen he spoke of the importance of cooperating and working in partnership with Member States, including engaging with the EU Council and its Presidencies.