Every year in July, the Institute for European Studies, the Diplomatische Akademie Wien – Vienna School of International Studies and the University of Vienna organise their joint inter-university summer school on EU policy making.
The United Nations Development Programme will hold an expert consultation on privacy, safety and security in collection, storage and use of data of LGBTI people and other marginalised populations in cyberspace.
On 1 July, at the Global Campus of Human Rights in Venice, FRA will participate in a roundtable discussion on the experiences, challenges and successes of EU fundamental rights training and online learning in particular.
FRA’s Director was invited by the Romanian Presidency of the European Council to present the key findings of the Fundamental Rights Report 2019 at the Council of the EU’s Working Party on Fundamental Rigths, Citizens’ Rights and Free Movement of Persons (FREMP).
On 17 June in Brussels, FRA will speak at the conference “Moving towards independent living and community-based care – EU funding instruments to support the development of community-based services “ organised by the European Commission and the ESF Transnational Platform.
A EuroPride conference this year will take place from 12 to 14 June in Vienna. FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty will deliver the conference keynote speech on where we are, how we got there and where we need to go.
FRA will host trainers from the Member States and Schengen Associated Countries, the European Commission and Frontex responsible for training experts who evaluate the application of the Schengen acquis in the fields of border management, return and readmission.
In the framework of its cooperation with civil society in the Fundamental Rights Platform (FRP), the agency is hosting a peer exchange workshop on strategic litigation in human rights, with selected experienced organisations.
In the framework of the Romanian EU Presidency, the agency will present its guide on children deprived of parental care found in another EU Member State other than their own at a meeting of central authorities in the European Judicial Network.
On 14 May, the FRA Director will exchange views with the Heads and Chairs of European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) and European Network of Equality Bodies (Equinet) on key strategic priorities to help each organisation’s planning.
Upon request by the Spanish authorities, the agency, together with the European Asylum Support Office and the UN’s Refugee Agency Spain, is carrying a workshop in Seville on 13 and 14 May for staff working in the first reception centre for migrants.
The agency will facilitate a workshop together with the OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights for law enforcement officers and officials responsible for (hate) crime registration in Spain on 7 and 8 May.
On 11 April in Brussels, the agency will present an overview of case law concerning data retention to the Council if the European Union’s Working Party on International Exchange and Data Protection Friends of Presidency (Data retention).
During the spring session of the Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly, the agency, the EU Delegation to the Council of Europe, and the Council of Europe are hosting a side event on communicating rights.
From 4 to 5 April in Lisbon, the Lisbon Centre for Research in Public Law of Lisbon’s Law School will run a workshop on data protection, and the implementation of EU law and the use of judicial dialogue techniques.
Staff from the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, as well as from research and legal service, will discuss the development of the agency’s EU Fundamental Rights Information System (EFRIS) on 2 April in Brussels.
The agency, together with the European Asylum Support Office and the UN Refugee Agency, is organising a workshop from 20 to 22 of March in Cadiz, a region with a very high number of migrants and asylum seekers arriving by sea.
UN Women has invited the agency to join its dialogue on women and girls of African descent on 14 March, as a part of the official programme of the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) which takes place in New York.
On 11 March, the agency will present the European Union Fundamental Rights Information System to the Council’s Working Party on Fundamental Rights, Citizens Rights and Free Movement of Persons (FREMP).
The Finnish Presidency of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers and the Council of Europe are jointly organising a high-level conference on the impact of artificial intelligence development on human rights, democracy and the rule of law.
The third experts’ meeting on the state of play of the implementation of the EU’s Directive on procedural safeguards for children who are suspects or accused in criminal proceedings will take place in Brussels on 19 February.
An internal cooperation meeting will be held on 7 February at the Council of Europe’s premises in Paris to step up and strengthen cooperation between the the European Commission, the agency and the Council of Europe in the area of child rights.
On 6 February in Bratislava, the agency will speak at a high-level conference on combating antisemitism in the OSCE region about its findings on the experiences of Jewish people of hate crime and discrimination.
From 23 to 25 January in Strasbourg and Brussels, the agency will discuss with counterparts in the Council of Europe and the UN’s Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR) its upcoming study on National Human Rights Institutions.
The Council of Europe’s Human Rights Commissioner, Dunja Mijatovic, will visit the agency on 19 December to exchange views and explore avenues of future collaboration with FRA’s Director, Michael O’Flaherty.
On 17 December in Geneva, the FRA Director will present findings of FRA’s second survey on discrimination and hate crimes against Jews in the EU as part of a panel discussion on combating antisemitism in Europe and beyond.
The FRA Director will explain how the EU has hardwired human rights into its Treaties, core legislation and concrete policy commitments as part of his keynote speech at an event on 16 January in Geneva.
The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) regularly invites regional offices responsible for promoting and protecting human rights to consultations on how to coordinate their work better.
On 6 and 7 December, the Agency together with the OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights will hold a workshop for law enforcement officers and officials responsible for (hate) crime registration in Hungary.
On 4 December, the agency and the European Expert Group on transition from institutional to community-based care, will launch the findings of FRA's research at a seminar in Brussels. It will be an opportunity to reflect on the findings and to discuss how this evidence can support policy makers and practitioners to implement the transition from institutional to community living successfully.
The agency will be part of a high-level panel at the European Parliament on ‘Witnessed Domestic Violence: An EU roadmap to protect children from all forms of domestic violence’ in Brussels on 4 December.
FRA’s Director will launch the Agency's new database on anti-Muslim hatred during a high-level meeting about tackling discrimination against Muslims in the EU, organised by the European Commission in Brussels.
The Agency will present its work on civil society space at a dedicated workshop on ‘Protection and promotion of the civil society space in Europe’ on 29 November at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg.
On 27 November in Brussels, the Agency will hold the second annual meeting with the chairs and secretariats of the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) and the European Network of Equality Bodies (Equinet).
The FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty will send a video message to an expert conference on anti-Gypsyism and how it can be addressed in a post-2020 EU Roma Framework for national Roma integration strategies.
On 26 November in Brussels, the Agency will take part in the launch of the Community Living for Europe: Structural Funds Watch report on achievements and challenges in using EU funds to support community living.
On World Children’s Day, on 20 November, the Agency will present its Combating child poverty: an issue of fundamental rights report to the European Parliament’s Committee on Employment and Social Affairs.
The Agency will moderate a panel discussion examining the lessons learned when implementing the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights’ EU-funded project ‘Building a comprehensive criminal justice response to hate crime’.
The Agency has been invited to present findings and suggestions from its report on the Challenges facing civil society organisations working on human rights in the EU in Košice, Slovakia on 22 October, at the opening event of the Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway Grants’ Active Citizens Fund (ACF) for Slovakia.
On 18 October, the Agency will be in Brussels to take part in the European Parliament’s Interparliamentary Committee meeting on ‘Fundamental rights aspects of Roma inclusion and fighting anti-Gypsyism’.
The Agency will presents its findings and Opinions from its report on the Challenges facing civil society organisations working on human rights in the EU in Budapest at the 23rd annual Grantmakers East Forum (GEF) hosted by the Central European University.
The Agency will discuss findings from its report on ‘Surveillance by intelligence services: fundamental rights safeguards and remedies in the EU’ at the Swedish Ministry of Defence in Stockholm on 12 October.
The Agency will present its findings and suggestions from its report on the Challenges facing civil society organisations working on human rights in the EU in Dublin at a civil society meeting on 11 October.
From 2 to 4 October in Riga, the Agency will take part in meetings organised by the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) and Equinet, the European network of Equality Bodies, on the rights of people with disabilities.
The FRA Director will visit Spain from 1 to 2 October to meet with government ministers, organisations working on migration-related issues, and other issues, to offer the Agency’s advice and expertise on fundamental rights.
The Council of the EU’s Working Party on Fundamental Rights, Citizens Rights and Free Movement of Persons (FREMP) will hold their informal closed meeting on 26 September during the Fundamental Rights Forum.
A delegation from the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) will exchange views with the Agency during the Fundamental Rights Forum that runs from 25 to 26 September.
On 20 September, the Agency will give a presentation in Vienna during the kick-off event of the OSCE project ‘Effective Criminal Justice Strategies and Practices to Combat Gender-based Violence in Eastern Europe’.
On 5 September, the Agency will take part in the 28th Economic Forum in Krynica-Zdrój, Poland, a high-level economic event organised by the Polish Foundation Institute for Eastern Studies and the Economic Forum Program Council.
FRA has been invited to contribute to the Global Summit of the Open Government Partnership (OGP), to present its recent work on civil society space, and to bring its expertise on cooperation and building trust with civil society organisations.
The Agency will participate in the High-Level Political Forum 2018 on Sustainable Development "Transformation towards sustainable and resilient societies" organised by the United Nations in New York from 12 to 17 July 2018.
From 11 to 13 July, the Agency will take part in the 4th Euroscience Open Forum “Sharing Science: Towards new horizons” (ESOF 2018) in Toulouse, which will bring together over 4.000 researchers, educators, business actors, policy makers and journalists to discuss newest scientific developments.
Representatives of the Agency have been invited by the Austrian Presidency of the Council to attend the informal meeting of the EU Standing Committee on Operational Cooperation on Internal Security (COSI).
The AJC’s Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights together with Dr Ahmed Shaheed, the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, have convened an expert consultation on monitoring and combatting antisemitism.
The Agency together with the Spanish Ministry of Interior is organising a visit of members of the subgroup on methodologies on recording and collecting data on hate crime to Madrid from 21 and 22 June.
Judge Robert Spano of the European Court of Human Rights and FRA will jointly present the 2018 edition of the handbook on European data protection law at a plenary meeting of the Council of Europe’s Consultative Committee of the Convention for the protection of individuals with regard to automatic processing of personal data (Convention 108+).
The FRA Director will join discussions on freedom of religion, antisemitism and Islamophobia during a joint meeting of the Council’s Working Parties on Human Rights (COHOM) and on Fundamental Rights, Citizens Rights and Free Movement of Persons (FREMP).
The Agency will contribute to the seventh meeting of the Education and Training 2020 Working Group on promoting citizenship and the common values of freedom, tolerance and non-discrimination through education.
From 28 to 30 May, the European Social Services Conference (ESSC) in Seville will bring together over 500 senior professionals from across Europe to explore how services can be improved and how to create a sustainable welfare ecosystem to empower people and their communities.
Speaking during the opening panel of the ‘Philanthropy Scrum: Co-creating a Single Market’ event, the Agency will bring forward key findings and recommendations from its study on challenges facing civil society working on human rights.
From 28 to 30 May, the European Social Services Conference (ESSC) in Seville will bring together over 500 senior professionals from across Europe to explore how services can be improved and how to create a sustainable welfare ecosystem to empower people and their communities.
The FRA Director will participate in a panel discussion including Tibor Navracsics, EU Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport, to explore the legal, moral, political and cultural aspects of Europe’s shared values.
Celebrating 25 years since the landmark Vienna World Conference on Human Rights, international experts will once again convene to give their perspectives on current challenges and best practices in promoting and protecting human rights.
On 15 May, the Agency together with the OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights will facilitate a workshop for law enforcement officers and officials responsible for (hate) crime registration in Slovakia.
The Subgroup on Equality Data will gather on 26-27 April in Brussels for its first formal meeting to start work on preparing a set of non-binding guidelines on improving the collection and use of equality data in EU Member States
The Agency will lecture on the ‘Structure-Process-Outcome’ monitoring framework and how it can apply for monitoring the EU Roma inclusion policies framework during a workshop from 23 to 25 April in Budapest.
On 16 and 17 April, the FRA Director will visit Bucharest to explore with Romanian government representatives how FRA can best support Romania with fundamental rights advice and expertise during the country’s first Presidency of the EU Council.
The FRA Director will outline the challenges facing civil society organisations working on human rights in the EU to European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) in Brussels on 9 April.
Equinet, the European Network of Equality Bodies and the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission are hosting a conference in Dublin on 22 March entitled ‘Poverty and Discrimination: two sides of the same coin’.
On 21 March, the Council of the EU’s Working Party on Fundamental Rights, Citizens Rights and Free Movement of Persons (FREMP) will discuss the results of the Agency’s second external evaluation that will be presented by the European Commission.
The Director of the Agency will visit France on 19-20 March to meet with government ministers, officials, members of the French National Assembly, representatives of human rights and equality bodies and civil society to discuss ways in which the Agency can support France on fundamental rights issues.
On 8 March, the Agency will speak at a hearing at the European Parliament on EU Funds and independent living for people with disabilities. FRA will draw on findings from its ‘From institutions to community living’ reports.
From 7 to 8 March, the Agency will take part in a Eurostat task force meeting on developing a gender-based violence survey. Following the launch of FRA’s violence against women survey results in 2014, Eurostat – together with the national statistical institutes –began preparing the next EU survey on the topic.
The Agency, together with OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), will facilitate a series of workshops for law enforcement officers and officials responsible for (hate) crime registration.
The Agency’s Director will join the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights and the Council of Europe’s Human Rights Commissioner, and others, in speaking at a Human Rights Council side event on ‘Beyond Jargon: Reframing our communication on human rights’.
On 28 February and 1 March, FRA will join the meeting in Brussels of the High Level Group (HLG) on Non-Discrimination, Equality and Diversity and provide members of the HLG with a debriefing from the meeting of the Subgroup on Equality Data held on 25 January in Brussels, which was facilitated by FRA.
FRA’s Scientific Committee will hold its 40th meeting on 27 February at the Agency. At this meeting, the FRA Director and the Heads of Departments will update the Scientific Committee on recent developments.
The Agency will discuss ways to enhance civil society space in the EU with NGOs during an expert roundtable organised by the Open Society European Policy Institute and Open Society Justice Initiative on 21 February in Brussels.
The Agency will present results of its second EU Minorities and Discrimination Survey to the Committee of Senior Officials of the Council of the Baltic Sea States under its Swedish Presidency on 29 January in Stockholm.
The Agency has organised a human rights communicators leadership seminar that will bring together leading European human rights communicators to discuss how best to promote and communicate human rights messages.
The Agency will present its second report on surveillance by intelligence services: fundamental rights safeguards and remedies in the EU to the High Level Expert Group on Internet Governance in Brussels, on 23 January.
At the first meeting of the Terrorism Working Party of the Council of the European Union under Bulgarian presidency, the Agency will present its second report on ‘Surveillance by intelligence services: fundamental rights safeguards and remedies in the EU’.
The Italian Parliamentary Committee for the Intelligence and Security Services and for State Secret Control will hold a conference in Rome on 17 January on the Agency’s second surveillance report that was published in November 2017.
On 14-15 December, the Agency will host a group of more than 40 judges and prosecutors who are visiting Vienna in the framework of a study visit organised by the European Judicial Training Network (EJTN), a platform which promotes training and exchange of knowledge of the European judiciary.
On 13-15 December, FRA will take part in a consultation meeting organised by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the World Bank in Washington DC concerning an LGBTI inclusion index and related indicators.
On 6 December 2017 the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) will host the conference 'Reality bites: Experiences of immigrants and minorities in the EU'. During the event, new findings from FRA’s second European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey will be revealed.
The Heads of the EU’s Justice and Home Affairs Agencies and high-level EU representatives will meet at the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) to discuss joint actions to support the implementation of the EU’s priorities in the area of freedom, security and justice on 28 November in Lisbon.
The Agency will take part in the final conference of the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions’ project on the Human rights of older people and long-term care on 28 November in Brussels.
Policy makers and Roma stakeholders from across Europe will come together during the 11th meeting of the European Platform for Roma Inclusion to reaffirm their commitment to Roma inclusion and to discuss possible way forward to ensure progress.
The Agency will publish a paper on gender discrimination and violence against women during the 2017 edition of the European Commission’s Annual Colloquium on Fundamental Rights. The Colloquium will take place in Brussels from 20 to 21 November.
The Permanent Observer Mission of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to the EU will meet the Agency to exchange views on FRA’s findings from its 2nd European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey (EU-MIDIS II) on the situation of Muslims in the EU.
The Agency’s Director Michael O’Flaherty will exchange views on fundamental rights with MEPs of the European Parliament Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE) group in the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (LIBE) on 15 November in Strasbourg.
The Agency will present its work on gender-based violence at an International Conference on Data Collection and Research on Violence against Women and Domestic Violence: Precondition for Efficient Policy Making organised by the Czech government on 14 November in Prague.
The Agency will present its second ‘Surveillance by intelligence services: fundamental rights safeguards and remedies in the EU’ report at the Intelligence in the knowledge society conference in Bucharest on 27 October.
On 19 October, the Head of the Agency’s Equality and Citizens’ Rights Department, Ioannis Dimitrakopoulos, will present FRA’s recent work in the field of hate crime and hate crime reporting by LGBTI people.
To mark the 10th anniversary of the OSCE’s Cordoba Conference and Declaration concerning intolerance, discrimination and hatred against Muslims on 18 October 2017, FRA will present its latest findings on Muslim discrimination and intolerance.
The Agency will launch three reports on the right to independent living of people with disabilities at the ‘Dignity + Independent living = DI (deinstitutionalisation)’ conference in Tallinn on 12-13 October.
The Agency is hosting an expert and stakeholder meeting to advance the development of an online tool that will bring together human rights data and information from the United Nations, the Council of Europe and the EU.
On 3 October in Brussels, the EU Framework to promote, protect and monitor the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) will meet with the European Commission, the EU’s focal point for implementing the CRPD.
The Agency will join other EU Justice and Home Affairs Agencies from 28 to 29 September in Lisbon in the third of their regular network meetings, currently being chaired by the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.
The Agency will explore common values that underpin privacy around the world during the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners that takes place from 25 to 29 September in Hong Kong.
The global civil society organisation fidh (International Federation for Human Rights) is convening a workshop to take stock of progress and seek ways forward six years after the adoption of the UN’s Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights.
On 14 and 15 July, the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation on Lido (Venice, Italy) will focus its annual diplomatic conference on the right to remedy in relation to business and human rights, the theme of FRA’s April 2017 Opinion.
On 13 July the Agency’s Director, Michael O’Flaherty, will present the key findings of the Fundamental Rights Report 2017 at the Working Party on Fundamental Rights, Citizens’ Rights and Free Movement of Persons (FREMP), in the Council of the European Union.
Following the adoption of the European Commission Recommendation on the European Pillar of Social Rights, the Agency is hosting an expert meeting on 7 July to discuss the aspects of the Pillar that could be of relevance to the Agency’s current and future work.
The Agency, in close cooperation with the Maltese Presidency of the EU Council, invites stakeholders to the high-level symposium 'Is Europe doing enough to protect fundamental rights?' where fundamental rights issues that are currently high on the EU’s political agenda will be discussed.
The Agency will join experts convened by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) to discuss the participation of people with disabilities in political and public life on 22 June.
The Fundamental Rights Agency will take part in Vienna Pride on 17 June as part of the ‘Diplomats for Equality!’ initiative which brings together embassies, delegations and permanent missions in Vienna and the European Union.
The Agency will bring key findings of its latest report assessing asylum seekers’ and refugees’ access to education and training to discussions during a meeting of one of the Europe 2020 Working Groups on Education and Training.
The Director has been invited to contribute to the joint policy debate of the EU’s Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) ministers on the protection of children in migration, taking place at the upcoming JHA Council on 8 June.
On 30 May, the Agency will take part in a panel discussion in Brussels on how challenging narratives, strengthening partnerships and engaging communities can shape the public discussion of Muslims in the media.
The Agency is organising a high level expert meeting on 29-30 May in Vienna, bringing together artists, curators, scholars, and human rights practitioners for an exploration of the intersection between artistic practice and human rights.
On 29 May, the FRA Director will take part in a presentation of the results of the High-Level Working Group on Interoperability (HLEG) at the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs.
On 29 May, the FRA Director will take part in a presentation of the results of the European Commission’s High-Level Working Group on Interoperability (HLEG) at the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs.
The Director of the Agency will travel to Finland on 22-23 May to meet with government ministers, officials, members of the Finnish parliament, representatives of human rights and equality bodies and civil society.
Judges and academics from Latin America and Europe will meet at the European Inter-University Center for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) in Venice on 3 May for a conference on ensuring equal access to justice for all.
Members of the EU Framework on the EU’s implementation of the UN Disability Convention (CRPD) will meet EU Member State representatives during an informal meeting of the EU Council’s working party on human rights.
The International Ombudsman Institute is holding a workshop in Barcelona from 3 to 4 April to discuss the impact of the rise populism in political debate on rights and the role of ombudsperson institutions.
At the advocacy organisations Fair Trials’ annual conference on 3-4 March, in Athens, FRA will contribute with a presentation on pre-detention standards and recent jurisprudence on cross-border cooperation, drawing on its reports on criminal justice from November 2016.
Local and regional authorities which are members of the European Forum for Urban Security (EFUS) will meet in Vienna on 1 March to discuss an upcoming compendium of good practices to fight intolerance and hate crime.
Government officials, diplomats, civil society representatives and those charged with making human rights relevant for the general public will come together on 28 February in Vienna to mark the 10th anniversary of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights.
On 27 February the FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty will meet in Vienna with the Chair and Executive Director of the European Network of Equality Bodies (Equinet) and the Chair and Secretary General of the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) for an exchange in regards to future institutional and thematic cooperation.
The Council of Europe’s programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) will begin its ‘HELP in the 28’ course ‘Fight against Racism, Xenophobia, Homophobia and Transphobia’ on 6 February in Rome.
The FRA Director Michael O'Flaherty will take part in the informal meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Ministers in Valletta at the invitation of the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
In cooperation with the International Centre for Migration Policy Development (ICMPD) and Frontex, FRA will provide an intense capacity-building workshop for newly appointed and experienced forced return monitors in Amsterdam from 16-20 January.
The Agency will present the final report of the EU justice and home affairs agencies’ cooperation in 2016 to the EU Council’s Standing Committee on Operational Cooperation on Internal Security (COSI) on 19 December in Brussels.
National Human Rights Institutions are being invited to participate in a workshop which should help the European Boarder and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex, establish and implement an individual complaint mechanism for the Agency.
The Agency will present selected findings about Roma discrimination from its second EU minorities and discrimination survey at the European Commission’s conference ‘Great Start in Life! The Best Possible Education In Early Years’.
The Centre for Peace Studies, the Croatian Government Office for Human Rights and Rights of National Minorities, and the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights are organising a conference on good practices of collecting (in)equality data.
The Agency and the Committee of the Regions will hold their 8th Annual Dialogue on how local authorities can contribute to fighting discrimination and intolerance that affect the right to education of refugee children.
The Agency will present the key findings of its Fundamental Rights Report 2016 in Ljubljana on 22 November at a conference co-organised by the Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana and the Institute of Criminology of the Faculty of Law of the University of Ljubljana.
On 21 November the German Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth will host a conference in Berlin to discuss socio-economic and medical developments in dealing with transsexualism and trans identity.
The Agency will contribute to an event organised by The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Human Rights and The Academy of European Law entitled ‘The strengthening of the fundamental-rights based implementation of EU law in criminal matters through cooperation between the judiciary and NPMs’.
The Agency will present its work on human rights indicators on the right to independent living of people with disabilities at the annual meeting of the European Network of Academic Experts in the field of disability.
The Agency will discuss data-collection activities involving children, data needs and gaps, and its activities in the field of violence against children at a meeting of the executive agency of the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
The OSCE's Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) will host a high-level expert seminar on 31 October in Helsinki on participation of people with disabilities in political and public life.
On 28 October, the Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia will hold two seminars in cooperation with the Agency in Riga to present the Latvian version of the Handbook of European Law relating to the Rights of the Child.
The Agency will contribute to a peer-learning seminar in Vienna from 27 to 28 October on how educators can be better prepared to help develop the awareness of fundamental rights and values of learners.
Representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe’s Committee on Equality and Non-discrimination will visit FRA on October 24 to discuss the right to political participation of people with disabilities.