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The Agency emphasised the need to combat anti-Gypsysism and to ensure high quality education for Roma children during a public hearing on early school leaving among Roma.
In the latest edition of his video blog, FRA Director Michael O'Flaherty focuses on the importance of shifting perceptions towards a rights-based approach to ageing.
The Agency took part in the conference ‘SDGs, Climate and the Future of Europe’ on 31 May in Milan, organised by the Italian Alliance for Sustainable Development.
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The Agency presented findings from its "challenges facing civil society working on human rights" report at a meeting of over 120 funders, foundations and philanthropists on 28 May in Brussels.
On 4 June, the Agency took part in the meeting of the Finnish Human Rights Delegation in Helsinki.
The EU Framework for the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), for which the Agency is the secretariat, and national frameworks held their annual meeting on 28 May in Brussels.
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EU trends in Roma inclusion based on the FRA 2011 and 2016 surveys featured during a meeting of the Council of Europe’s Ad Hoc Committee of Experts On Roma And Traveller Issues.
Globalchild, the child rights global monitoring platform, will hold a meeting of its Indicators Development Team and Reference Group in Geneva on 8 June.
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The Agency is preparing its second EU-wide LGBTI survey.
Nearly 60% of Europeans consider being old a disadvantage when looking for work. Societies often view older people as burdens. Too often we overlook the basic human rights of our older people. This year, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) in its 2018 Fundamental Rights Report explores how a rights-based approach towards respect for older people is starting to happen.
The Agency will draw on its work to explore the links between rights of people with disabilities and older people during AGE Platform Europe’s annual conference in Brussels on 6 June.
The OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities Lamberto Zannier will meet the FRA Director at the Agency on 6 June.
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The Agency will present its work on business and human rights – access to remedies at a UN conference in Bangkok from 4 to 6 June.
The Agency hosted a workshop on age ranges in judicial practices for children and young adults during the World Congress on Justice for Children in Paris which ran from 28 to 29 May.
The Agency spoke during the international ‘Human Rights and Equality 2.0’ conference, convened by the Minister of European Affairs and Equality of Malta.
The European University Institute in Florence held a conference on 24 May on Information Sharing and European Agencies: Novel Frontiers.
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The Agency presented findings from its challenges facing civil society working on human rights report at a meeting of over 120 funders, foundations and philanthropists on 28 May in Brussels.
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The EU Framework for the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), for which the Agency is the secretariat, and national frameworks held their annual meeting on 28 May in Brussels.
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EU trends in Roma inclusion based on the FRA 2011 and 2016 surveys featured during a meeting of the Council of Europe’s Ad Hoc Committee of Experts On Roma And Traveller Issues.
The Agency presented research findings on discrimination and integration during a conference on 18 May about migrant integration at the regional and local level.