Opening the World Bank's Law, Justice and Development Week

The World Bank's Law, Justice and Development Week takes place from 5 to 9 November in Washington DC where the FRA Director will open the event.

His speech will be livestreamed. He will speak about the Agency’s experience in contributing data analysis and expertise to help measure the fulfilment of human rights on the ground.

The yearly event is the largest event on law, justice and development that brings together the global community engaged in using law and legal tools for development. This year the theme is rights, protection and development.

While in Washington, the Director will speak at a public event on FRA’s work, which will be hosted by the EU Delegation to the US together with the Centre for International and Strategic Studies.

He will also meet with the leadership of the US Holocaust Memorial Museum to speak about issues of antisemitism and the importance of Holocaust remembrance in raising awareness about the importance of respecting human rights today.