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Council of Europe’s European Social Charter Department visits FRA

A delegation of the Secretariat of the Council of Europe’s Department of the European Social Charter visited the agency to meet with FRA experts on 11 April in Vienna.

The purpose of the visit was to discuss cooperation and how the European Committee of Social Rights could use FRA data in its reporting and collective complaint procedures.

FRA presented the agency’s information available in the thematic areas of Roma and Travellers; rights of people with disabilities; LGBTI; asylum seekers, migrant workers and social rights; poverty and social exclusion; child rights; as well as human rights in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Discussions also touched on the development of the agency’s EU Fundamental Rights Information System (EFRIS).