There is a vast array of human rights information. The trouble is, you often have to search through so many different places online. Much of it is relevant for the EU and its Member States. Now, help is at hand with FRA’s European Union Fundamental Rights Information System, EFRIS. It draws together information from these various sources, providing a much-needed single entry point.
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 agency responded to a call for input to a UN Secretary-General report on strengthening and enhancing the effective functioning of the human rights treaty body system.
The Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly’s Committee on rules of procedure, immunities and institutional affairs convened a meeting to discuss greater rule of law cooperation for Europe with EU and Council of Europe representatives.
The Agency and its IT development contractor met experts from various Council of Europe monitoring mechanisms in Strasbourg on 30 November to explore how best to design FRA’s planned European Fundamental Rights Information System (EFRIS).