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Areas of co-operation

The FRP's areas of co-operation are:

Facilitating the exchange of information and pooling of knowledge:

  • Among civil society organisations
  • Among different FRA stakeholders/fundamental rights players 
  • Between civil society and FRA

Bringing relevant civil society expertise, knowledge and information to FRA work (see thematic areas):

  • Feeding into FRA’s programming documents, including highlighting areas of fundamental rights concern
  • Providing feedback on FRA’s annual fundamental rights report
  • Contributing to FRA projects from conceptualisation to delivery

Communicating FRA evidence in order to achieve impact:

  • Disseminating FRA project results to civil society
  • Bringing FRA project results in cooperation with civil society to decision-makers
  • Bringing FRA project results in cooperation with civil society to media

Raising awareness of fundamental rights:

  • Building/improving the awareness raising capacities and skills of civil society
  • Empowering rights holders through civil society
  • Equipping professional groups with skills and knowledge to better protect, promote and fulfil fundamental rights while implementing their duties

Empowering and strengthening civil society:

  • Supporting an ‘enabling civic space’ for civil society
  • Channelling civil society information/consultations to other institutions

Cooperation with academia

FRA has established cooperation agreements with some universities. The aim of the cooperation agreements is to formalise the close collaboration between FRA and each university in finding solutions to today’s human rights challenges.