Protecting and promoting the founding values of the EU

External event
On 16 October in Vienna, the FRA Director, Michael O’Flaherty, will deliver the opening speech at an event on ‘Democracy, human rights and the rule of law: how best to protect and promote the founding values of the EU’.

The seminar will bring together Member State experts, representatives of the EU, OSCE and UN, academia and civil society to share experiences and discuss how to further develop the EU’s rule of law instruments and to enhance the synergies between them.

The event is co-organised by the Embassy of Finland in Austria, the Permanent Delegation of Finland to the OSCE, the Permanent Mission of Finland to the International Organisations in Vienna, FRA and the European Commission representation in Austria.