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To better support unaccompanied children seeking protection, the European Union Agency for Asylum (EUAA) and the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) have released their latest Practical Tool for Guardians. The tool will support guardians in assisting unaccompanied children with their asylum applications when there are different countries involved, such as in family reunification or relocation procedures.
FRA presented findings from its ‘Being Black in the EU’ report at an expert discussion on ‘Economic justice for people of African descent: opportunities and challenges in the labour market’.
FRA joined an AI workshop of the EU’s Innovation Hub for Internal Security. The meeting allowed participants to exchange information on the use of AI among participating agencies.
FRA contributed to a roundtable discussion on migrant women in Brussels on 10 April. The COST ‘Women on the Move’ Programme organised the event. It focused on women's migration across Europe.
Mid-level officers of the Bulgarian border police took part in three consecutive workshops on fundamental rights. FRA, together with Frontex Fundamental Rights Office (FRO) and the Bulgarian Office of the UN’s Refugee Agency ran the workshops.
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On 11 April, FRA Director Sirpa Rautio welcomed the OSCE Representative on Freedom of Media Teresa Ribeiro to FRA. During their discussion, they exchanged views on the challenges that human rights defenders and journalists face today.
On 20 March, FRA presented its report on online content moderation to the European Parliament’s Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee. It was part of a debate on progress in implementing the EU’s Digital Services Act (DSA).
FRA presented its work on artificial intelligence and fundamental rights, including findings from its report on Bias in algorithms, at an online CEPOL workshop on AI.
FRA released its practical guidance for Human Rights Cities in 14 additional EU languages. The guidance provides hands-on support and advice to cities and other forms of local authorities wishing to improve their efforts to respect, protect and promote human rights.
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On 14 March, FRA introduced its research on the experience of Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) when enforcing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) at the European Data Protection Board’s plenary meeting.