On 12 November, the Agency took part in a conference on forced return monitoring organised by the Italian Authority for the Rights of Persons Detained and Deprived of Their Liberty.
The Authority is in charge of return monitoring in Italy under the EU’s Return Directive. It is also the National Preventive Mechanism established under OPCAT. The event, which was organised in the framework of an EU-funded project took place in the Italian Senate and attended by about 100 people.
FRA made a presentation on EU law and return monitoring systems in the EU.