FRA Newsletter February 2013

06/01/2013
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International Holocaust remembrance, a timely reminder of the need to step up efforts to fight racism and antisemitism in the EU

International Holocaust Memorial Day, on 27 January, marks the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp, and honours the millions of victims that suffered at the hands of the Nazi regime.

The initial findings of FRA’s latest survey on antisemitism underline the need to reflect on the lessons of the Holocaust in order to more effectively combat the racism, antisemitism and political extremism that we are witnessing across the EU today.

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FRA Management and Executive Board meet
21-22 February
 

European Parliament delegation visits FRA
15 February
 

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News

♦ FRA discusses cooperation with upcoming Lithuanian Presidency

♦ New Member of the FRA Executive Board elected

♦ Guaranteeing access to healthcare for undocumented migrants in Europe

♦ Marking Data Protection Day

♦ FRA publications 2012

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Latest Publications
FRA opinion on the confiscation of proceeds of crime

FRA opinion on the confiscation of proceeds of crime

December 2012

 

Access to justice in cases of discrimination in the EU: Steps to further equality

Access to justice in cases of discrimination in the EU: Steps to further equality

December 2012

 

EU-MIDIS Data in Focus Report 6: Minorities as Victims of Crime

EU-MIDIS Data in Focus Report 6: Minorities as Victims of Crime

November 2012

 

Making hate crime visible: acknowledging victims' rights

Making hate crime visible: acknowledging victims' rights

November 2012

 

FRA Symposium report

Handbook on the establishment and accreditation of NHRI

October 2012

 

Media gallery

FRA Director visits Lithuania

FRA participates in Computers, Privacy and Data Protection Conference

FRA in the news

EU agency seeks focus on hate crimes amid Lithuanian presidency (EN)
The Lithuania Tribune, 28/01/2013

National authorities have to act (DE)
Kurier (Austria), 22/01/2013
"Nationale Behörden müssen agieren"

Do not turn a blind eye to hate crimes (ES)
Es Pais (Spain), 09/01/2013
"No hacer la vista gorda ante los delitos por odio"

Children without papers: the right to attend school (Video, SE)
Sveriges Utbildningsradio (Sweden), 03/01/2013
"Rätten till skola"

‘Law courts need to move into digital age’ (EN)
Times of Malta, 02/01/2013

EU Fundamental Rights Agency (EN)
BBC (Great Britain), 13/12/2013

Speeches

Address at informal meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Council
Speech given by FRA Director Morten Kjaerum at working lunch on hate crime during informal meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Council on 18 January in Dublin.

Vacancies

Internship Period 1 July - 31 December 2013
Deadline: 25/02/2013

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