FRA presented its work on tackling anti-Muslim hatred during a joint Equinet – European Commission meeting in Brussels from 22 to 23 May in Brussels.
On 15 May, FRA presented its research on the challenges faced by Data Protection Authorities in implementing the EU General Data Protection Regulation, six years after its entry into force, at the Spring conference of European Data Protection Authorities in Riga.
On 16 May, FRA Director Sirpa Rautio held a roundtable discussion with 36 civil society organisations in Brussels.
FRA took part in the annual spring expert meeting of the European Network on Victims’ Rights. It presented its project on protecting the fundamental rights of people with disabilities living in institutions.
Sirpa Rautio
FRA Director delivers a keynote speech during the 'Pride Alliances and Policy: Towards a Union of Equality' conference on 17 May 2024 in Brussels. The Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU event to mark International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia.
Wir, das Außenministerium der Republik Österreich und die diplomatischen Vertretungen der folgenden Staaten, sowie die folgenden Organisationen begrüßen alle den 17. Mai, den Internationalen Tag gegen Homophobie, Biphobie und Transphobie (IDAHOBIT), als ein Fest der Vielfalt und Inklusion auf der ganzen Welt: Albanien, Andorra, Australien, Belgien, Brasilien, Chile, Dänemark, Deutschland, Estland, Frankreich, Finnland, Griechenland, Island, Irland, Italien, Kanada, Kolumbien, Lettland, Litauen, Luxemburg, Malta, Montenegro, Mexiko, Niederlande, Neuseeland, Norwegen, San Marino, Slowenien, Schweden, Schweiz, Spanien, Tschechische Republik, Uruguay, Vereinigtes Königreich, Vereinigte Staaten, und Zypern, sowie die Agentur der Europäischen Union für Grundrechte (FRA), die Delegation der Europäischen Union bei den Internationalen Organisationen, UN-GLOBE, und die Diplomatische Akademie Wien - Vienna School of International Studies.
Aktuelle Nachricht
Members of the Frontex Consultative Forum on Fundamental Rights met with the Frontex Management Board chairperson and the Frontex senior management.
FRA's Executive Board and Management Board will meet on 23 and 24 May in Vienna.
FRA Director Sirpa Rautio and the Council of Europe’s President of the Parliamentary Assembly Theodoros Rousopoulos will meet on 14 May in Vienna.
Mehr LSBTIQ-Personen in Europa gehen nun offen mit ihrer Identität um. Gleichzeitig sind sie mehr Gewalt, Belästigung und Mobbing ausgesetzt als zuvor. Besonders gefährdet sind jüngere LSBTIQ-Personen. Dies und andere Erkenntnisse gehen aus der jüngsten Umfrage der EU-Agentur für Grundrechte (FRA) hervor, an der mehr als 100 000 LSBTIQ-Personen in ganz Europa teilgenommen haben.
FRA will speak to the Council of the EU’s Working Party on Fundamental Rights, Citizens Rights and Free Movement of Persons (FREMP) on 13 May in Brussels. The meeting will be dedicated to the end of the International Decade for People of African Descent.
FRA delivered a lecture on 23 April in The Hague on AI and fundamental rights as part of the 2024 Spring Academy on AI and International Law, convened by the TMC Asser Institute.
On 8 May, FRA will welcome a group of Master’s students from the Central European University specialising in EU human rights law and public policy studies.
Sirpa Rautio
FRA Director's keynote speech during the European Conference on Antisemitism in Vienna on 6 May 2024. She addressed the high-level panel on 'Antisemitism as the “new normal”? Addressing rising antisemitism effectively at universities and on social media'.
FRA’s director will deliver a keynote speech on 6 May at a European Conference on Antisemitism. She will join a High-Level Panel on ‘Antisemitism as the new normal?’.
On 6 May, FRA will present key findings from its new report on ‘Addressing Racism in Policing’.
FRA trained staff of the Hungarian National Directorate-General for Aliens Policing and representatives of the National Police Headquarters dealing with return/readmission in Budapest on 15 April.
FRA contributed to the training of Schengen evaluators on 22-26 April in Budapest on returns and the management of external borders
On 30 April, FRA will hold a webinar on Mapping Child Protection Systems in the EU – Update 2023. The webinar will take place from 14:00-15:30 pm CEST.
FRA addressed the OSCE’s Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on 23-23 April in Vienna. FRA focused on how to support and protect human rights defenders, and on the specific support needs that human rights defenders in exile have.