FRA Newsletter May 2014

13/05/2014

 

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In the spotlight Upcoming

Fundamental Rights Platform focuses on what's next for fundamental rights in the EU

Over 200 civil society organisations are taking part in the FRA's Fundamental Rights Platform (FRP) in Vienna on 10 and 11 April 2014.

The FRP meeting allows civil society and FRA to discuss emerging fundamental rights issues, exchange knowledge and share good practices.

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7th meeting of the Ad hoc Committee of Experts for Roma Issues (CAHROM) 
14 - 16 May
 

FRA Management and Executive Boards meet
22 - 23 May
 

 

 

 

News

♦ Transgender and young LGBT people face greater discrimination and hostility

♦ Action needed to ensure that all people with disabilities can vote

♦ Combating hate crime - Encouraging reporting and improving recording

♦ FRA takes part in an expert workshop at the University of Bremen

♦ FRA participates in the Ninth Liaison Seminar of the European Network of Ombudsmen

♦ Seminar focuses on minimum standards for crime victims

♦ International symposium looks at human rights and disability

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

The right to political participation of persons with disabilities - Summary

April 2014

 

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

 

 

Media gallery

7th Fundamental Rights Platform meeting, 2014

Violence against women across the EU

All photo galleries >>

Launch conference - Violence Against Women

Voices of victims of violence against women

All videos>>

 

FRA in the news

Las cifras de la vergüenza danesa 
El Pais 
Spain 06/05/2014 

Are you interested in your rights? Then you should be interested in the European Parliament 
Ekathimerini 
Greece 12/05/2014 

Europa hängt von uns Europäern ab 
Der Standard 
Austria 28/04/2014 

Preventing unwelcome behaviour 
The Malta Independent 
Malta 27/04/2014 

European Jewish Congress: Amid rising anti-Semitism, Jewish life in Europe unsustainable 
The Jerusalem Post 
Israel 27/04/2014 

España registró hasta 1.172 delitos de odio en 2013 
ABC.es 
Spain 24/04/2014 

European Union Confronts Its Roma Problem 
The Wall Street Journal 
United States 22/04/2014 

 

More news references >>

Speeches

Welcome speech by Maija Sakslin at Fundamental Rights Platform meeting 2014 
Speech by Maija Sakslin, Chairperson of the FRA Management Board

Keynote speech at Fundamental Rights Platform meeting 2014 
Speaker Morten Kjærum, FRA's Director

Closing speech at Fundamental Rights Platform meeting 2014 
Speaker Morten Kjærum, FRA's Director

Broadening the Rule of Law debate: towards a Fundamental rights strategy 
Speech by Morten Kjærum, FRA's Director

How can EU Member States combat hate crime effectively? Encouraging reporting and improving recording 
Speech by Maija Sakslin, Chairperson of the FRA Management Board

The EU Open Data Portal - Dataharvest+ 
Speaker Friso Roscam Abbing, Head of Department Communication & Outreach, FRA

More speeches >>

 

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