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FRA joins Regional Human Rights Mechanisms’ annual meeting

FRA attended the annual meeting of cooperation focal points of regional human rights mechanisms on 2 December. The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights organised the event. The meeting focused on how to coordinate the work of regional offices responsible for promoting and protecting human rights as well as cooperation with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

FRA spoke about various areas of its work. This included its Fundamental Rights Forum, European Union Fundamental Rights Information Tool (EFRIS), studies on business and human rights and linked to the Sustainable Development Goals, handbooks on European law and its work on artificial intelligence and the impact of Covid-19. The workshop brought together representatives from the Council of Europe, the European Court on Human Rights and other regional mechanisms. The 2022 workshop will focus on business and human rights.