FRA material and resources on the Charter

The Agency provides support and expertise on the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union at different governance levels by delivering a series of products related to the the Charter.

FRA Charter products 

 


Online tools: Charterpedia and Charter e-learning courses

 

  • Charterpedia: the Agency’s encyclopedia on the EU Charter

    Charterpedia offers the main entry point to the Agency’s work on the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union and a wide range of information (including national and European case law) on each and every Charter provision.

  • Case studies: a place for legal practitioners and law students

    This course can be used as a support for a face-to-face course or as a standalone course. It aims to help legal practitioners, law students and legal experts assess how the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union is applied in a range of policy areas. Eight concrete cases as decided by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) are presented together with questions about the applicability of the Charter in each one.

  • E-guidance: step-by-step guidance and concrete examples

    These courses provides guidance on the field of application of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union. The guidance allows a judge or legal practitioner to check a specific case by answering a series of questions to determine the applicability of the Charter. Concrete examples demonstrate the field of application of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union in the sense of its Article 51(1).

  • Case law database 

    The database is a compilation of case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) with direct references to the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, as well as a selection of national case law with direct references to the Charter from all EU Member States.

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Publications: Reports, papers, handbooks

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Capacity building: tools, training, e-learning courses

  • E-guidance: step-by-step guidance and concrete examples

    These courses provides guidance on the field of application of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union. The guidance allows a judge or legal practitioner to check a specific case by answering a series of questions to determine the applicability of the Charter. Concrete examples demonstrate the field of application of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union in the sense of its Article 51(1).

  • Case studies: e-course

    This course can be used as a support for a face-to-face course or as a standalone course. It aims to help legal practitioners, law students and legal experts assess how the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union is applied in a range of policy areas. Eight concrete cases as decided by the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) are presented together with questions about the applicability of the Charter in each one.

  • Case studies: trainers’ area

    Training material on the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union. The trainers’ area takes you to a course aimed at legal experts who wish to host workshops on the application of the Charter. This section contains a comprehensive trainers’ manual with practical advice on the design and methodology that can be used in training, additional training material, and more.

  • Case studies: trainers’ manual

    This trainer’s manual aims at providing guidance on both the organisation and the implementation of such trainings based on a series of case studies, which will be extended in the future. It will be available in all EU languages soon.

  • The Charter - History & legal nature - Charter tutorial video

  • The Charter - Structure & content - Charter tutorial video

  • 2018 Charter Handbook: guidance on why and when to apply the Charter

    The handbook provides guidance on the applicability of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union. It is available in 22 languages.

  • How to use the Charter?
    Take-aways for Equality Bodies and NHRIs. The “take-aways” summarise the findings of a virtual seminar on the role of the Charter in the work of Equality Bodies and National Human Rights Institutions, which took place from 20 to 22 October 2021. (available on ENHHRI website).

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Communicating the Charter: Awareness raising material

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