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EU countries are welcoming and supporting unprecedented numbers of people fleeing the war in Ukraine. It has serious implications for many fundamental rights within the EU and requires Member States to find sustainable solutions, as the first Ukraine bulletin from the EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) shows.
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FRA will present findings from its report on presumption of innocence and related rights at a two-day conference on the state of criminal justice in the EU.
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FRA will take part in a working group to update the HELP course on child-friendly justice and child rights.
This year’s International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia on 17 May takes place against the backdrop of war in Ukraine. The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) welcomes the solidarity shown across the EU countries. It urges all countries to treat everyone in all their diversity including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBTI+) people fleeing the war equally and with respect. So, they too enjoy the same fundamental rights protection as others and can live freely.
FRA will provide training on the EU’s Fundamental Rights Charter for staff of several Croatian ministries.
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The European Policy Congress this year will focus on whether change poses a risk or a chance.
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FRA Director, Michael O'Flaherty delivers his speech during the Council of Europe's 'Beyond the horizon: a new era for the rights of the child' conference. The event in Rome on 7 April marks the launch of their new child rights strategy.
On 7 May, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) organises the fourth Fundamental Rights Dialogue – a live debate that gives young people an opportunity to voice their fundamental rights concerns and discussed ways to solve them. The event will take place in Paris and will be live-streamed.
FRA will speak on 6 May at the first of a series of webinars organised by the Association of Polish Municipalities.
FRA highlighted fundamental rights safeguards in the EU’s Entry-Exit system during a training course on 26 and 28 April.
FRA took part in the conference ID@Borders & Future of Travel Conference 2022.
FRA will take part in a meeting of the European Commission’s Working Group on Equality and Values in Education and Training.
A new guide from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) offers support to local authorities in incorporating human rights into the lives of people they serve.
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FRA will join the Council of Europe conference ‘Speaking Human Rights Online’ in Brussels.
On 22 April, FRA took part in a conference organised by the Vienna Anti-Discrimination Agency for LGBTIQ Affairs (WASt) on queer youth issues.
Civil society organisations active in the area of fundamental rights and other rights defenders are key for the implementation of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights.
FRA joined OECD discussions on its draft report on ‘The Protection and Promotion of Civic Space: the Global Context and the Way Forward’.
FRA joined a hearing on 20 April on a draft French AI Act and its fundamental rights implications.
A group of around 30 administrators from the French National Institute for local Studies (INET) met FRA on 12 April.
Additional data from FRA’s Fundamental Rights Survey are now available online as part of the Agency’s data visualisation.