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The Agency is helping the European Asylum Support Office to develop a tool for Member States to assess the best interests of the child in the context of asylum.
The Agency took place in a global conference in Aarhus that brought together over 400 editors, journalists and experts on communication to discuss ‘constructive journalism’.
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The Agency joined discussions on various approaches to generating quality data on key indicators of children’s well-being, in the spirit of the inclusive 2030 Sustainable Development Goals agenda.
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On 23 October, the Agency presented the key findings of its Fundamental Rights Report 2017 to the Latvian authorities. 38 representatives from 12 Ministries, the Latvian Parliament, the Latvian legal journal and other national institutions attended the event.
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On 20 October, the first meeting of the Advisory Board for the Fundamental Rights Forum 2018 took place.
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The 11th European Forum on the rights of the child will be devoted to investigating the vulnerabilities of children affected by deprivation of liberty and alternatives to detention.
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The Agency will present aspects of EU citizens’ rights in practice during a seminar in Barcelona from on 6 to 7 November.
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The Agency will present its 2017 Opinion on access to remedy and business and human rights at a public seminar on 8 November in London.
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During the 2017 International Intelligence Oversight Forum in Brussels, the Agency will present the findings from its recently-published second surveillance report.
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The new Advisory Panel of the Agency’s Fundamental Rights Platform (FRP) has just started.
Under a new Italian law on protecting unaccompanied children, volunteer guardians for unaccompanied migrant and asylum seeking children can be nominated.
During the European Broadcasting Union’s Intercultural and Diversity Group annual meeting in Berlin, producers and editors of European broadcasters, analysed news examples from a fundanmental rights angle.
The Agency presented its follow-up work to its 2014 survey on violence against women during a meeting on 19 October in Brussels of the European Network of Equality Bodies project on gender-based violence.
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On 17 October in Brussels, the Agency presented its ongoing work on comparing detentions conditions across EU Member States to facilitate the decision making process while executing the European Arrest Warrant.
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The Agency presented evidence and recommendations during a European Parliament debate on 17 October on antigypsyism.
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The meeting was convened by the Austrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in preparation for Austria’s EU Presidency in 2018 as religious dialogue is a foreign policy priority of Austria. The meeting took place in Vienna from 18 to 19 October.
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FRA took part in the meeting of the network of EU agencies’ communication heads and webmasters in Parma on 17-18 October.
The Agency will present its second ‘Surveillance by intelligence services: fundamental rights safeguards and remedies in the EU’ report at the Intelligence in the knowledge society conference in Bucharest on 27 October.
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The Agency Director will give a keynote speech at a public event on the human rights situation of Muslims in the EU on 26 October in New York.
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The FRA Director will speak with civil society organisations at a public event on human rights and the rise of populism in the EU on 25 October in New York.