The Head of the Agency’s Freedoms and Justice Department underlined the need to consider fundamental rights when addressing security concerns in border management during the 23rd International Border Police Conference.
New and persisting fundamental rights concerns in a number of EU Member States remain a feature of the migration situation in Europe, according to the FRA’s latest monthly report. Overcrowding, immigrant detention, particularly of migrant children, and asylum processing delays are just some of the challenges highlighted.
The Agency provided fundamental rights input to discussions at the 8th meeting of the Council of Europe’s expert committee on administrative detention of migrants, operating under the supervision of its European Committee on Legal Cooperation.
Fundamental rights remain under threat in a number of EU Member States, according to the FRA’s latest monthly report on migration-related issues. Some reception facilities, particularly in hotspots, are overcrowded, claiming asylum can be problematic and vulnerable groups, particularly migrant children, are still at risk.
The Austrian platform for surveys, methods and empirical analysis (PUMA) learnt about the methodologies employed in the Agency’s surveys for reaching special populations, especially ethnic minorities and immigrants.