FRA is organising a panel debate on Rights, Respect, Reality: The Europe of Values in Today’s World during the European Forum Alpbach on 29 August.
The debate will focus on recent challenges to the independence of the judiciary, media freedom, minority rights and the space for civil society and how the EU can respond to prevent the erosion of the commitments made in the Europe of values. The debate will include high-level speakers from EU bodies, Member States and academia. During the Forum, FRA’s Director will also join the panel debate on human rights on the run that will look at the fundamental rights of refugees. The European Forum Alpbach is a long-standing interdisciplinary platform for science, politics, business and culture that meets every year address current relevant socio-political questions.