FRA Director meets the Dutch Human Rights Ambassador

On 12 January, the FRA Director, Michael O’Flaherty, met Kees van Baar, the Human Rights Ambassador of the Netherlands.

During the visit the Mr van Baar got to better know the work of FRA, including its upcoming Fundamental Rights Forum and its work in the area of awareness raising. Mr van Baar spoke about the Dutch priorities under its Presidency of the Council of the EU as well as more generally about the Netherlands’ priorities in the area of human rights. He took note of FRA’s research on violence against women, the fundamental rights situation of LGBTI people, as well as other issues covered in FRA’s Annual Report.