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Trust in cross-border justice

Trust, mutual recognition, and common EU-wide minimum fundamental rights standards are the pillars of a well-functioning EU justice area, says the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights in the run up to European Day of Justice on 25 October. However, in practice this is not the reality. Many obstacles impede individuals from accessing justice or receiving a fair trial. That is why these issues will be thrown under the spotlight during a joint FRA-Slovak EU Presidency conference in Bratislava from 9 to 10 November.

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24/10/2016 to 26/10/2016

Reinforcing FRA’s ties with Ireland

The FRA Director will visit Ireland from 24 to 26 October for a series of meetings with the government and members of the human rights community.

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“I will not live any longer, because it is affecting me that much”
Radio 100.7 Luxembourg: D'Waardezäite fir Demandeurs de protection internationale sinn der EU-Agence fir Fundamental Rechter (FRA) no, nach ëmmer ze laang an den EU-Memberstaaten. Dat bréngt eng Partie Problemer mat sech...Laut der Katya Andrusz…"De Punkt ass, dat an enger Manéier ze maachen, déi fundamental Rechter respektéiert."
What's behind the Donal Trump's statements on sexual harassment Un estudio de 2014 de la Agencia de los Derechos Fundamentales de la Unión Europea concluye que el 29% de las mujeres en la UE ha sido objeto de tocamientos, abrazos o besos contra su voluntad desde los 15 años.
The violence of language
Tageszeitung: StudentInnen fordern Warnungen vor diskriminierendem Lehrstoff. Wörter, Texte und Kurse werden deshalb an Unis gestrichen.