- Send with Email
- Share to Google
- Share to del.icio.us
- Share to Stumbleupon
- Share to Facebook
- Share to Twitter
Latest news View all
On 29 January, FRA attended an informal meeting of EU Justice and Home Affairs Ministers in Riga.
Fundamental rights need to be built into any EU security policy, and not be regarded as an optional extra, FRA noted during a debate at the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) on counter-terrorism, deradicalisation and foreign fighters.
FRA took part in the first ever European Migration Forum (EMF) on 26-27 January in Brussels. The main theme of the meeting was: 'Safe routes, safe futures. How to manage the mixed flows of migrants across the Mediterranean?'
Upcoming events View all
The FRA Director will take part in a session of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Parliament of Finland by video conference on 4 February at 10h00.
FRA will present the results of its survey on violence against women on 4 February to the German Bundestag.
05/02/2015 to 06/02/2015
On 5-6 February, a FRA delegation will visit Cluj-Napoca (Romania), one of the 22 localities where the LERI project is being implemented.
FRA in the news View all
Anti-violence funding: Where is the 16 million from the government?
(Corriere della Sera) Secondo una delle più recenti ricerche sul tema, realizzata dall’Agenzia dell’Unione Europea per i diritti fondamentali, il 27 per cento delle donne italiane ha subìto un abuso fisico o sessuale dall’età di 15 anni.
BBC: France and Belgium are preoccupied with the jihadist threat after the bloodshed in Paris and Verviers this month - and in both countries Jews feel they are on the front line. …Most Jews surveyed by the EU's Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) regarded the following attitudes as anti-Semitic: "The Holocaust is a myth or has been exaggerated"; "Jews are responsible for the current economic crisis"; "Jews exploit Holocaust victimhood for their own purposes"; "Jews have too much power"; "Israelis behave like Nazis towards the Palestinians"; "Jews are not capable of integrating into society"… …The survey of European Jews by the EU's Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) in 2013 found that 76% felt anti-Semitism had got worse in recent years. In the UK fewer than half considered anti-Semitism to be a big problem in their country, while in France the figure was 85%…
PNR, Big Brother in the air
Pour lutter contre le terrorisme, les gouvernements européens et la Commission veulent faciliter l’accès aux données des passagers conservées par les compagnies aériennes. Un projet bloqué au Parlement européen et qui pose la question de la violation de la vie privée au nom de la lutte contre le terrorisme. ... Un enjeu essentiel que résume Mario Oetheimer, qui suit ce dossier de près pour l’agence des droits fondamentaux de l’Union européenne: «Un règlement comme le PNR est une ingérence très importante dans les droits fondamentaux. La question qui se pose est très simple: a-t-on besoin d’une collecte de données aussi importante pour lutter contre le terrorisme?»