The Agency organised a panel discussion on transparency for detecting discrimination in artificial intelligence applications during the Amsterdam Privacy Conference on 7 October.
On 9 October, the Agency commented on the European Commission’s proposed regulation for an Asylum and Migration Fund.
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The Agency took part in the European Sociological Association’s methodological conference from 3 to 6 October in Krakow.
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The Agency attended the third 2018 meeting of the network of EU Justice and Home Affairs Agencies from 27 to 28 September in Vilnius.
On 25 September in Brussels, at the invitation of the European Commission, the Agency engaged in the 20th meeting of the European Migration Network Return Expert Group.
The Agency will discuss findings from its report on ‘Surveillance by intelligence services: fundamental rights safeguards and remedies in the EU’ at the Swedish Ministry of Defence in Stockholm on 12 October.
On 11 October in Amsterdam, the Agency will take part in the International Network Against Cyber Hate’s annual conference.
The Austrian Presidency of the Council of the EU has invited the FRA director to address EU Justice Ministers during the Justice and Home Affairs Council in Luxembourg on 11 October.
The Agency will present its findings and suggestions from its report on the Challenges facing civil society organisations working on human rights in the EU in Dublin at a civil society meeting on 11 October.
The Agency will present key findings from its most recent work at a meeting of the European Commission’s informal expert group on child rights.
Michael O’Flaherty
The FRA Director delivered a speech to justice ministers from across the EU during the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 11 October in Luxembourg. His speech focused on some of the key challenges for the human rights system in the EU and pointed to possible ways of safeguarding fundamental rights for everybody in the EU. ** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY **
Ioannis Dimitrakopoulos
We can be sad and we can be angry. But we also need to persevere. We need to keep reminding our governments to acknowledge the impact of anti-Gypsyism that undermines their own considerable investment in Roma inclusion. Ioannis Dimitrakopoulos provides welcome remarks at the 12th Platform meeting on 9 October 2018.
On 9 October in Brussels, the European Parliament’s Committee on Petitions will host its annual public hearing on the rights of people with disabilities.
On 9 October in Brussels, the Agency will take part in the 12th meeting of the European Platform for Roma Inclusion, organised by the European Commission.
On 8 October in Vienna, the Agency will take part in the workshop ‘SDG Implementation in European Countries’ organised by SDG Watch Europe.
Some views from participants at the Fundamental Rights Forum about how they commit to delivering on fundamental rights in tomorrow’s Europe.
The FRA Executive Board will hold its 49th meeting at the Agency on 5 October.
On 27 September, Microsoft hosted a Data Science and Law Forum in their Brussels office.
The Agency provided expert advice during an online seminar organised by the EU’s Law Enforcement Training Agency.
From 2 to 4 October in Riga, the Agency will take part in meetings organised by the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) and Equinet, the European network of Equality Bodies, on the rights of people with disabilities.