On 29 March, the European Law Institute (ELI) will run a webinar on access to justice, effective remedies, and business and human rights.
On 29 March, FRA will take part in an online working meeting on age equality.
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FRA Director, Michael O'Flaherty, delivers a keynote speech during the OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on 28 March in Vienna. The meeting focuses on International cooperation to address violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law.
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FRA hosted a visit from the Turkish Bar Association on 24 March.
Overwhelming support for the many people fleeing Ukraine. Volunteers, organisations and EU countries provide support and help at the EU borders.
FRA looked at the challenging situation and identified fundamental rights risks, such as discrimination.
High danger of human trafficking, concerns about discrimination and racism, and overreliance on volunteers. These are some of the key fundamental rights issues the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) identified at the EU border check points with Ukraine. While FRA witnessed overwhelming support to everyone fleeing the conflict, the Agency stresses the need to stay vigilant and address arising issues to ensure people’s rights are upheld.
On 22 March, FRA will give an overview of the EU's goals and measures in the fight against racism and discrimination. It will also present the Agency’s work.
FRA will speak on a panel during the final conference of the Enhancing Stakeholder Awareness and Resources for Hate Crime Victim Support (EStAR) project.
FRA will take part in the European Anti-Racism Summit on 21 March.
FRA was part of the European Economic and Social Committee’s annual civil society days.
FRA facilitated a parallel session during an online conference on the digital dimension of violence against women.
FRA took part in Eurofound’s virtual consultation on the next European Working Conditions Survey (2024 edition).
The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) was impressed with the level of solidarity being shown at the EU borders with Ukraine, despite the challenges faced. It also identified potential fundamental rights issues that may need addressing. These are just some of the early observations from FRA visits in all EU countries bordering Ukraine. A short report is due to be released next week.
FRA Director will speak to the European Parliament about migration and migrant rights on 16 March.
FRA’s Executive Board will meet on 11 March via videoconference.
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FRA participated in the first 2022 meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Agencies’ Network.
On 10 March, FRA, in cooperation with the National Roma Contact Points will present preliminary results from its FRA’s Roma survey 2020.