From 20 to 21 March, the EU High Level Group on Non-Discrimination, Equality and Diversity (HLG) will gather in Brussels to discuss recent developments at the EU and national level.
On 20 March, the agency will take part in a panel debate in the European Parliament on whether the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals can help combat anti-Gypsyism?
The agency, together with the European Asylum Support Office and the UN Refugee Agency, is organising a workshop from 20 to 22 of March in Cadiz, a region with a very high number of migrants and asylum seekers arriving by sea.
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Following the terror attacks at two mosques in Christchurch on 15 March, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights calls for joint efforts to tackle the hatred Muslims face in their daily lives.
In the light of the events in New Zealand, Michael O'Flaherty talks about discrimination and hate crime against Muslims in the EU and makes 4 proposals on how to make Muslims feel more safe.
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Speech by the FRA Director Michael O'Flaherty at the 47th European Conference of Presidents of Bar Associations and Law Societies in Vienna on 1 March focusing on rule of law.
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Remarks by Michael O’Flaherty, FRA Director, at the informal meeting of European ministers responsible for people with disabilities, Paris, 14 March 2019
The agency responded to a call for input to a UN Secretary-General report on strengthening and enhancing the effective functioning of the human rights treaty body system.
From 14 to 15 March in Athens, the agency will meet with the coordinators of the Greek Programme on Roma Inclusion and Empowerment supported by the EEA Grants 2014 – 2021.
UN Women has invited the agency to join its dialogue on women and girls of African descent on 14 March, as a part of the official programme of the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) which takes place in New York.
On 14 March in Paris, the FRA Director will participate in an informal meeting of European ministers responsible for disability issues.
On 12 March in Warsaw, the agency attended the Frontex Consultative Forum meeting.
The agency will take part in a session on modernising methods of non-formal education to mark the opening of the National Museum of Jewish History and of the Holocaust in Romania.
In response to a request of the European Parliament of 22 February 2019, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights has issued an update of its 2016 Opinion on fundamental rights in the ‘hotspots’ set up in Greece and Italy – February 2019.
The agency will take part in a working-level meeting organised on 11 March in Paris by the French inter-Ministerial Delegation on combating racism, antisemitism and homophobia (DILCRAH).
The FRA Director will visit Luxembourg from 11 to 12 March to meet with government ministers and parliamentarians to offer the Agency’s advice and expertise on fundamental rights.
On 11 March, the agency will present the European Union Fundamental Rights Information System to the Council’s Working Party on Fundamental Rights, Citizens Rights and Free Movement of Persons (FREMP).
The agency discussed ethnic and migrant minority definitions and its implications during a policy dialogue conference on 8 March 2019 in Palermo.
We should all strive for balance. Whether it is a balanced view, balanced representation or balance of power. This year’s International Women’s day on 8 March is no exception: It’s all about building a gender-balanced world.
The agency will participate in the International Conference on ‘Religions and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)’ in the Vatican from 7 to 9 March.