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FRA will speak at the German Child and Youth Welfare Congress (Deutscher Jugendhilfetag), Europe’s biggest child and youth welfare summit, on 18 May.
Over 40 Embassies, Delegations and Permanent Missions all welcome 17 May as the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT), as a celebration of diversity and inclusion around the world.
Bis zur Gleichstellung von LGBTI ist es noch ein langer Weg. Der Internationale Tag gegen Homo-, Bi- und Transphobie (IDAHOBIT) am 17. Mai soll daran erinnern, die Diskriminierung und Gewalt zu bekämpfen, mit denen noch immer zu viele lesbische, schwule, bisexuelle, trans- und intersexuelle (LGBTI) Personen in ganz Europakonfrontiert sind.
FRA will be one of the keynote speakers during a webinar on triggering meaningful inclusion of people with disabilities, their families and their carers. The COFACE Disability platform hosts the event.
FRA will speak to law enforcement officers about data quality in EU migration and security IT systems.
The EU law enforcement training agency (CEPOL) gathered experts from EU Agencies and Member States to identify and discuss future training needs on information exchange and interoperability of EU IT systems.
On 30 April, FRA took part in Equinet’s webinar on artificial intelligence. It introduced the context of its research on fundamental rights and AI, its findings with regards to specific fundamental rights (data protection, non-discrimination, and access to remedies), and its key recommendations.
FRA presented its Fundamental Rights Charter resources and tools during a judicial training conference. It also showcased its new Charter e-guidance, an e-learning tool for judges on the Charter’s application. The Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU hosted the ‘Modernising EU justice systems by boosting training of justice professionals’ conference.
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The FRA Scientific Committee will meet on 3 May via videoconference.
FRA exchanged views on civil society space with the European Parliament’s LIBE Democracy, Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights Monitoring Group (DRFMG).
Obwohl es in der EU bereits seit 20 Jahren Gleichstellungsvorschriften gibt, ist die Diskriminierung dort für viele Menschen weiterhin eine tägliche Realität. Dies ist das Ergebnis des jüngsten Gutachtens der Agentur der Europäischen Union für Grundrechte.
On 27 April, FRA attended the high-level forum on the implementation of the architecture for the EU information systems for borders, migration and security.
The summary of FRA’s Fundamental Rights Survey report on What do fundamental rights mean for people in the EU? is now available in all EU languages, except German, plus Macedonian and Serbian. The German version will follow soon.
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FRA joined CEPOL’s expert consultation meeting on EU strategic training needs. The assessment aims at reviewing and improving CEPOL’s training catalogue. This specific session focused on fundamental rights and data protection.
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The EU Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL) held a webinar on unlawful profiling on 21 April. In its presentation, FRA set the scene with regards to discriminatory stop and search, building on its survey data.
On 29 April, FRA will take part in an online workshop organised by the Danish Institute for Human Rights and the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI). The workshop is for NHRIs who want to learn how to engage more in reviewing the national implementation of the sustainable development goals from a human rights perspective.
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FRA’s Director will participate in the high-level online conference ‘For a people-centred e-justice’. The Portuguese Presidency of the Council of Europe hosts the event on 26 and 27 April.
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FRA will take part in the Council of Europe’s discussions on the central role National Human Rights Institutions play in promoting and protecting human rights in Europe.
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FRA is looking for data collection and research services on fundamental rights issues in Sweden (FRANET).
FRA took part in the online expert meeting of the Frontex Technology Foresight on Biometrics for the future of Travel group.