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FRA speaks about EU funds and fundamental rights at Equinet workshop

On 21 October, FRA presented the interim findings of its project on the role of national bodies with a human rights remit in the monitoring of EU funds at an Equinet workshop.

In the new Common Provisions Regulation on EU funds, equality bodies are foreseen to have a monitoring role regarding European Structural and Investment Funds. To build the capacity of equality bodies and help ensure equality compliance, Equinet organized a series of workshops for their members. FRA shared ideas on the potential role of equality bodies at the various stages of the EU funding cycle.