News Item

European Parliament discusses civil society space

FRA exchanged views on civil society space with the European Parliament’s LIBE Democracy, Rule of Law and Fundamental Rights Monitoring Group (DRFMG).

The main topic of discussion was freedom of association. FRA drew on its work on civic space in the EU.

Other speakers came from the European Commission, the European Civic Forum, and the Hungarian Helsinki Committee.

The meeting took place on 29 April.

FRA’s upcoming civic space report will be presented in autumn 2021.