FRA Newsletter April 2014

09/04/2014

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Roma inclusion policy has to take real needs of the community into account

On 8 April, we will celebrate World Roma Day. However, far more effort is needed in EU Member States to implement national strategies for Roma integration and achieve their aim of improving Roma people’s opportunities and their full access to fundamental rights.

More active dialogue is also needed to ensure Roma voices are heard on all aspects of inclusion policy. This is why the motto of this year’s Roma Summit, "Going local on Roma inclusion", is so important.

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Annual Fundamental Rights Platform meeting
10 - 11 April
 

FRA co-hosts seminar on combating hate crime
28 - 29 April
 

 

News

♦ FRA Paper on criminalisation of irregular migrants

♦ FRA Director discusses violence against women survey with OSCE Chairmanship and officials

♦ Eurostat meeting discusses crime and criminal justice statistics

♦ Conference looks at progress in implementing child rights strategy

♦ Slovakia debates violence against women survey results

♦ FRA presents results of its violence against women survey to Gender Equality Commission

♦ ‘Joining up fundamental rights’ toolkit presented at Council of Europe workshop

♦ Local and regional authorities play key role in fulfilling fundamental rights

♦ FRA Director meets with President of Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly

♦ More to be done to ensure respect for fundamental rights in EU, says FRA Director

♦ FRA provides guidance to Member States setting up national PNR systems

All news >>

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

Criminalisation of migrants in an irregular situation and of persons engaging with them

March 2014

 

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

Violence against women: an EU-wide survey. Main results report

March 2014

 

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

Violence against women: an EU-wide survey. Results at a glance

March 2014

 

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

Violence against women: an EU-wide survey - Survey methodology, sample and fieldwork. technical report

March 2014

 

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

Handbook on European data protection law

January 2014

 

Media gallery

Launch conference - Violence Against Women

Voices of victims of violence against women

Violence against women survey

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Violence against women across the EU

All photo galleries >>

FRA in the news

In Europe, Anti-Semitism Looks Like Other Hate Crimes

Tablet Magazine
United States 19/03/2014

Alarmed by anti-Semitism, French Jews consider flight

Deutsche Welle
Germany 17/03/2014

The real voices behind the EU's report on violence against women

The Guardian
United Kingdom 07/03/2014

Andres Anvelt: Sahtlisse peidetud vägivald

Delfi
Estonia 06/03/2014

More news references >>

Speeches

Making EU funding reach the local and regional authorities to support Roma integration
Speech by Morten Kjærum, FRA's Director

Human rights at local and regional level
Speech by Maija Sakslin, Chairperson of the FRA Management Board

Ensuring respect for fundamental rights in European Union Member States
Speaker Morten Kjærum, FRA's Director

More speeches >>

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