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It is with great sadness that FRA notes the passing of the noted Czech human rights champion and former FRA Management Board member, Petr Uhl.
The Agency’s Scientific Committee will meet on 3 December via videoconference.
FRA will join a webinar on the rise of Human Rights Cities in the EU on 3 December.
On 30 November, the EEA and Norway Grants, and FRA will have their annual meeting in Oslo.
FRA's Director will discuss the impact of bias when developing trustworthy Artificial Intelligence at a European Parliament public hearing.
The Fundamental Rights Forum is the space for dialogue on human rights challenges facing the EU today.
On 29 November, FRA will take part in the first meeting of the European Commission’s Working Group on Equality and Values in Education and Training.
FRA will join a discussion on 29 November on ethical principles and fundamental rights considerations in data innovation for migration policy.
The Crime, safety and victims' rights – Summary presents the main insights from FRA’s second main report from its Fundamental Rights Survey.
FRA presented its online database of criminal detention conditions in the EU to judges and prosecutors.
FRA presented findings from its report on the fundamental rights impact of the EU’s counter-terrorism Directive to EU and national experts during the Council Terrorism Working Party on 10 November and at the European Commission on 22 November.
FRA’s Director visited the United Nations in Geneva on 18 November.
FRA will join an online discussion on 26 November on methodologies for annual reports.
The recent drownings in the English Channel/ la Manche are a sad reminder of the extreme dangers people face at the hands of unscrupulous people smugglers.
In einer Zeit, da die EU-Länder mit einer neuen Welle der COVID-19-Pandemie zu kämpfen haben, berichten Polizei, Medien und NGOs nach wie vor über zunehmende Gewalt gegen Frauen und Mädchen. Diese „Schattenpandemie“ hat verheerende Auswirkungen auf die Rechte von Frauen und Mädchen in ganz Europa. Die Agentur der Europäischen Union für Grundrechte (FRA) und das Europäische Institut für Gleichstellungsfragen (EIGE) fordern die EU und alle Mitgliedstaaten auf, ihre Anstrengungen zum Schutz der Rechte von Frauen zu verstärken und den Internationalen Tag für die Beseitigung der Gewalt gegen Frauen zum Anlass zu nehmen, konkrete Maßnahmen zu ergreifen.
FRA will give a keynote speech on 25 November to mark the 13th German Senior Citizens’ Day 2021.
FRA will speak about the impact of the pandemic on people with disabilities on 25 November.
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FRA will host a webinar with the European Commission for civil society organisations from its Fundamental Rights Platform about the EU’s Citizens, Equality, Rights and Values programme.
FRA will host an online seminar for members of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) on 24 November.
Today, the nine European Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) agencies came together to wrap up the activities of the network in 2021 and present its key achievements. The event also gathered high-level representatives from the European Commission, European Parliament, European External Action Service, the General Secretariat of the Council, as well as the current Slovenian Presidency of the Council and the upcoming French one.