The agency will speak at the European Economic & Social Committee’s annual conference on fundamental rights and the rule of law. The event will look at the civil society's take on the European Commission’s 2023 Rule of Law report.
Der jährliche Überblick der EU-Agentur für Grundrechte (FRA) über antisemitische Vorfälle zeigt erneut, dass es nach wie vor Lücken bei der Erfassung von Antisemitismus in Europa gibt. Jedes Land erhebt seine Daten weiterhin auf unterschiedliche Weise. Einige Länder sammeln weiterhin überhaupt keine Daten zu dem Thema. Dies behindert die Bemühungen um eine wirksame Bekämpfung des Hasses gegen jüdische Menschen.
FRA is aware of the recent reported increase in incidents of intolerance and racial discrimination in EU Member States. The Agency stands firmly against all expressions of intolerance and racial discrimination, including hate speech and violence.
FRA will take part in an international seminar organised by the Spanish National Office for Combating Hate Crimes. It falls under the Spanish presidency of the Council of the EU.
Racism remains a persistent problem in the EU. EU actions are driving laws and policies to tackle racial discrimination. To guide these efforts, a high-level conference on anti-racism in the EU will take place in Barcelona on 2 and 3 November 2023. It will explore what underpins structural racism in Europe, what the EU and its Member States are doing to address it, as well as how people of African descent are represented in public office and the media.
FRA contributed to a conference hosted by the Spanish Presidency of the EU and The event focused on visas as an EU tool for providing a human rights defenders a safe haven.
Michael O’Flaherty
FRA Director Michael O'Flaherty elaborates on the scourge of racism affecting society and the importance of fixing it. The speech was delivered as the Annual Human Rights Law Centre lecture on 31 October at the University of Nottingham.
Findings from FRA’s Being Black in the EU report point to people of African descent experiencing widespread racism and discrimination in their daily lives.
FRA took part in the plenary meeting of the Council of Europe’s Committee on artificial intelligence (CAI) on 24 October in Strasbourg.
FRA took part in the Other side of the law: Enforcement of antidiscrimination legislation Equinet conference in Brussels on 12 October.
FRA took part in two Frontex working group meetings for Member States on screening rules for ETIAS, the European Travel Information and Authorisation System. FRA is a member of the ETIAS Fundamental Rights Guidance Board.
Fast die Hälfte der Menschen afrikanischer Herkunft ist in ihrem Alltag mit Rassismus und Diskriminierung konfrontiert – ein Anstieg seit 2016. Auch rassistische Belästigung und diskriminierendes Profiling sind weit verbreitet, wobei junge Menschen besonders häufig betroffen sind. Dies zeigt eine neue Erhebung der EU-Agentur für Grundrechte (FRA). Die FRA fordert die EU-Länder auf, dringend Maßnahmen zur Bekämpfung von Rassismus und rassistisch motivierten Übergriffen zu ergreifen, damit alle Menschen gleich und mit Würde behandelt werden.
FRA will speak on best practices for ensuring electoral rights for people with disabilities during the European Commission’s high-level event on elections in Brussels on 23 October.
From 22 to 23 October, FRA will take part in the next Advisory Board meeting in Brussels of the EU Children’s Participation Platform.
The FRA Director visited the Council of Europe from 4 to 6 October.
FRA provided an update about its child rights research on 20 October to European Commission representatives and child rights experts.
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The Frontex Consultative Forum meeting took place on 18 October in Warsaw.
On 5 October, FRA presented its upcoming trainers manual for labour inspectors at the Labour Migration Platform in Brussels.
On 19 October, FRA welcomed members of the Vienna NGO Committees on the Status of Women, on Sustainable Development and on Ageing.
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In an ever-changing and fast-moving world, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) must adapt to tackle current and future challenges. Its Strategic Plan 2023-2028 explains how it will rise to these challenges, promoting and protecting rights for all.