FRA Newsletter April 2013

09/04/2013

 

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More work is needed to ensure Roma integration policies are implemented in practice

Many Roma across the EU continue to face racism and discrimination and are often socially excluded and marginalised.

Recent survey findings by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) show that one in three Roma surveyed are unemployed, 90% are at risk of poverty, and 60% have experienced discrimination when looking for work.

Today, on International Roma Day, FRA urges policy makers throughout the EU to ensure that implementation of national strategies for Roma integration make tangible improvements to the opportunities they are afforded and the enjoyment of their fundamental rights.

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6th Fundamental Rights Platform meeting
25/26 April
 

FRA acts as European UN rapporteur for LGBT rights
15 April
 

Roundtable meeting on anti-Gypsyism in Europe
10 April
 

News

♦ Fundamental rights at the EU’s southern sea borders: Deficiencies, promising practices and challenges

♦ International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination: Austerity is no excuse for racism

♦ Council of the European Union adopts FRA’s multi-annual framework for 2013-2017

♦ FRA takes part in Paris regional conference on LGBT rights in Europe

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Latest Publications
FRA opinion on the confiscation of proceeds of crime

Fundamental rights at Europe’s southern sea borders

March 2013

 

FRA opinion on the confiscation of proceeds of crime

Inequalities and multiple discrimination in access to and quality of healthcare

March 2013

 

FRA opinion on the confiscation of proceeds of crime

FRA opinion on the confiscation of proceeds of crime

December 2012

 

Access to justice in cases of discrimination in the EU: Steps to further equality

Access to justice in cases of discrimination in the EU: Steps to further equality

December 2012

 

EU-MIDIS Data in Focus Report 6: Minorities as Victims of Crime

EU-MIDIS Data in Focus Report 6: Minorities as Victims of Crime

November 2012

 

 

Media gallery

The Fundamental Rights Platform - Civil Society Cooperation

 

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FRA in the news

Report says 'deficiencies' persist in treatment of migrants at EU borders
Belgium 27/03/2013

Europeans, still islamophobes
Belgium 26/03/2013

"Les Européens, toujours islamophobes"

Sweden: EU data bill threatens transparency
Sweden 21/03/2013

 

Speeches

Bridging the divide – integrating the functions of national human rights institutions and national equality bodies in the European Union
Keynote speech held by FRA Director Morten Kjaerum Director

Exclusion and discrimination in education: the case of Roma in the European Union
Panel speech held by FRA Director Morten Kjaerum at a conference on Roma issues at Harvard University to mark International Roma Day

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