The event will explore the contribution of local and regional authorities in facilitating access to justice in these hard economic times. FRA Director, Morten Kjaerum, will deliver the welcome address together with António Costa, the incoming Chair of the CIVEX commission, which deals with fundamental rights issues within the CoR. During the meeting, FRA will present the agency’s work on access to justice. The findings of the Dialogue will be compiled in joint FRA/CoR conclusions and feed into FRA’s Fundamental Rights Conference, in the European Parliament on 6-7 December
FRA and Committee of the Regions annual dialogue focuses on access to justice in times of crisis
FRA and the Committee of the Regions (CoR) will hold their 4th Annual Dialogue on multi-level protection and promotion of fundamental rights, focusing on: “The economic crisis – Obstacle or incubator for innovation in access to justice?”.