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The UN’s landmark Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) has been a catalyst for wide-ranging legal and policy changes across the EU. In recognition, the EU is marking the European Day of Persons with Disabilities by celebrating 10 years of the convention.
The Agency and the Greek Ministry of Migration Policy signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Brussels on 30 November to facilitate and strengthen cooperation in the area of migration.
The FRA Director presented selected findings about Roma discrimination from its second EU minorities and discrimination survey during the European Roma Platform meeting on 29 November in Brussels.
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The Agency will join high level experts at a high-level Council of Europe bioethics seminar in Strasbourg on 5 December.
National Human Rights Institutions are being invited to participate in a workshop which should help the European Boarder and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex, establish and implement an individual complaint mechanism for the Agency.
06/12/2016 to 07/12/2016
The Agency will join its 43 sister agencies at the EU Agencies Forum at the European Parliament in Brussels from 6 to 7 December.
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El Mundo: En España, tres mujeres denuncian violaciones cada día. Pero la violencia sexual está en todas partes. Es una pandemia mundial. La concienciación es la asignatura pendiente. ¿Saben los más jóvenes distinguir qué es una agresión sexual?
ANSA: In January-September 2016 had the highest number of incidents of threats against journalists and media outfits in the EU, a study by the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights showed Thursday.
Irish Legal News: The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has said EU rules essential to build trust in the EU’s area of justice are seldom invoked, potentially hindering the fair treatment of people involved in criminal proceedings.