The Agency will join an expert workshop on the legal and ethical issues of linking survey data with new forms of data.
The Agency is hosting a joint event on 19 June with the European Commission on post-Brexit police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters.
The European Parliament’s Subcommittee on Human Rights is hosting a discussion on 19 June in Brussels on access to remedies for victims of corporate abuse of human rights.
The Agency will take part in a meeting on the oportunities and risks of digitalisation for girls and boys in the areas of work covered by the network of EU Justice and Home Affairs Agencies.
FRA will present its report “Challenges facing civil society organisations working on human rights in the EU” at the European Commission representation in Bucharest, on 19 June.
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The FRA Director joined other high-level panellists in discussing freedom of religion, antisemitism and Islamophobia during a joint meeting of the Council’s Working Parties on Human Rights (COHOM) and on Fundamental Rights, Citizens Rights and Free Movement of Persons (FREMP).
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The FRA Director’s presented the key findings of the Fundamental Rights Report 2018 at the Council of the EU on 12 June in Brussels.
The Agency will introduce its project on Big Data, Artificial Intelligence and Fundamental Rights during ENISA’s Annual Privacy Forum in Barcelona on 13 and 14 June.
Over 500 local and regional leaders and experts from 40 different countries attended the Council of European Municipalities and Regions’ conference on inclusion, diversity and equality in Bilbao on 13 June.
As part of events surrounding Vienna Pride, the Agency took part in a panel discussion on equal participation in public and political life, and how the international community works together to promote LGBTI issues.
From 7 to 8 June, the Agency took part in a series of events supporting fundamental rights in Bugaria.
The OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities, Lamberto Zannier, together with the Director of his Office, Henrik Villadsen met the Agency’s Director Michael O´Flaherty at FRA on 6 June.
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From 9 to 11 June, the Agency took part in a European Ideas Lab in Ljubljana as part of the Aware And Active project coordinated by the Austrian National Agency Erasmus+ Youth in action.
The Academy of European Law (ERA) held a seminar in Trier on on 13 June on access to justice for people with disabilities during which the Agency presented its work.
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FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty opened the meeting of the FRP Advisory Panel on 14 June at FRA, providing an overview of the Agency’s recent and upcoming work. He highlighted the recently adopted FRA strategy, emphasising its increased focus on providing assistance, expertise and capacity building, particularly to EU Member State governments. After a brief overview of FRA’s ongoing projects and latest publications, he invited the Panel to use the two-day meeting to give input on how to further develop the FRP, both in view of increasing civil society consultation on and contributions to FRA projects, and in regard to the Platform’s potential role as a ‘protective space’ in a context of increasing challenges to civil society organisations across the EU.
Many of the 2.5 million domestic workers in the EU risk being exploited, unaware of their rights and unprotected by a lack of inspections monitoring how they are being treated, finds a new European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights paper. It also suggests ways to help combat exploitation.
On 14 June, the Agency will attend the Council’s Working Party on 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Brussels.
The Advisory Panel of the Agency’s Fundamental Rights Platform (FRP) will meet from 14 to 15 June in Vienna.
On 13 June, the Heads of the European Asylum Support Office (EASO), European Police Office (Europol), European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice (eu-LISA), European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA), EU Judicial Cooperation Unit (Eurojust), European Institute for Gender Equality (EIGE), European Border and Coast Guard Agency (Frontex), EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), EU Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL), and the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound) signed a Joint Statement to strengthen their commitment to a coordinated, coherent and comprehensive response to trafficking in human beings.
The FRA Director will join discussions on freedom of religion, antisemitism and Islamophobia during a joint meeting of the Council’s Working Parties on Human Rights (COHOM) and on Fundamental Rights, Citizens Rights and Free Movement of Persons (FREMP).