FRA Director visits Germany ahead of Council Presidency

The FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty will be in Berlin to prepare for the forthcoming German Presidency of the Council of the EU.

He will be there from 4 to 5 December to discuss with the German Federal Government ministries and other stakeholders how the agency can support the Presidency, which will run from 1 July until 31 December 2020.

The Director will have meetings at the Federal Ministries of Foreign Affairs, Justice and Consumer Protection, Interior, Labour and Social Affairs, and Family, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth, as well as with the Federal Antisemitism Coordinator.

In addition, the Director will meet colleagues at the European Commission Representation and with the Directors of the Federal Equality Body and the German Institute for Human Rights.