FRA Newsletter November 2014



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A new era for combating discrimination faced by LGBTI people

The call for more equality for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) people takes centre stage at a high-level conference at the Council of the EU in Brussels on 28 October 2014. It is the first time a Presidency of the Council of the EU convenes such a meeting, signalling a renewed drive by EU institutions to tackle the discrimination and hostility still faced by LGBTI people across Europe today.

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How to improve conditions related to detention
6/7 November

Shaping future EU equality policies
6/7 November


Fundamental Rights Conference 2014 focuses on migration
10/11 November



♦ Eurojust and FRA sign Memorandum of Understanding

♦ Looking at how EU Member States involve children in research

♦ Education, employment and gender: Roma survey results in focus

♦ FRA brochure explains child-friendly justice to children

♦ Making the Charter of Fundamental Rights a living instrument

♦ Comprehensive action needed to tackle forced marriage

♦ Migration to the EU: a key challenge for human rights

♦ Data collection gaps continue to hamper efforts to combat antisemitism

♦ Fundamental rights should be considered when apprehending irregular migrants, says FRA

♦ FRA helps shape the new EU internal security strategy

♦ EU Agencies: underpinning the work of the European Union

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Latest Publications
The right to political participation for persons with disabilities: human rights indicators

Discrimination against and living conditions of Roma women in 11 EU Member States

October 2014


The right to political participation of persons with disabilities - Summary

Education: the situation of Roma in 11 EU Member States

October 2014


Introducing FRA – the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights

Poverty and employment: the situation of Roma in 11 EU Member States

October 2014


Fundamental rights: challenges and achievements in 2013 - Annual report 2013

Addressing forced marriage in the EU: legal provisions and promising practices

October 2014


Handbook on European data protection law

EU LGBT survey - European Union lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender survey - Main results

October 2014


Media gallery

LGBTI event - Video message Conchita Wurst

LGBTI event - Video message Ulrike Lunacek

LGBTI event - video summary

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LGBTI event - photo gallery

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FRA in the news

Casi la mitad de los homosexuales europeos sufren discriminación

El Correo
Spain 04/11/2014

Italy mayor wants separate buses for Roma people
International 29/10/2014

La FRA recomienda a España que abra la Ley Integral a toda violencia contra la mujer

Europa Press
Spain 29/10/2014

MEP says controversial migrant crackdown is ‘against organised crime’

Malta today
Malta 28/09/2014

“Europa Journal”: "EU-Agenturen - was tut ihr für die Menschen?"

ORF - Radio OE1
Austria 17/10/2014

7 de cada 10 mujeres que han llegado a puestos directivos en Europa han sufrido acoso sexual

El Mundo TV
Spain 14/10/2014

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Tackling sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination: next steps in EU and Member State policy making
Speaker: Morten Kjaerum, FRA Director

Internal-external coherence
Speaker: Morten Kjaerum, FRA Director

Enforcing fundamental rights to combat exclusion
Speaker: Morten Kjærum, FRA Director

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Vacancy notice for the position of Director of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (‘FRA’) Vienna
Closing date: 07/11/2014

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