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FRA exhibition at European Parliament highlights Agency’s work, data protection, hate crime reports
30/11/2012

In the run-up to this year’s Fundamental Rights Conference on the theme “Justice in times of austerity” (Brussels, 6-7 December), the FRA held an exhibition at the European Parliament on 26-29 November, highlighting the work of the Agency in documenting the situation of fundamental rights in the European Union (EU).

FRA presents hate crime reports at the European Parliament
29/11/2012

The FRA presented on 29 November its two recent reports on hate crime and on minorities as victims of crime. This presentation was given as part of the fundamental rights exhibition at the European Parliament and was followed by a panel debate organised in partnership with the European Parliament’s Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup (ARDI).

Making hate crime visible in the European Union: acknowledging victims' rights

Making hate crime visible in the European Union: acknowledging victims' rights
Report / Paper / Summary
November
2012
Discrimination and intolerance persist in the European Union (EU) despite the best efforts of Member States to root them out, FRA research shows. Verbal abuse, physical attacks and murders motivated by prejudice target EU society in all its diversity, from visible minorities to those with disabilities. This FRA report is designed to help the EU and its Member States to tackle these fundamental rights violations both by making them more visible and bringing perpetrators to account.

EU-MIDIS Data in Focus Report 6: Minorities as Victims of Crime

EU-MIDIS Data in Focus Report 6: Minorities as Victims of Crime
Report / Paper / Summary
November
2012
This EU-MIDIS Data in focus report 6 presents data on respondents’ experiences of victimisation across five crime types: theft of or from a vehicle; burglary or attempted burglary; theft of personal property not involving force or threat (personal theft); assault or threat; and serious harassment. The European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey (EU-MIDIS) is the first EU-wide survey to ask 23,500 individuals with an ethnic and minority background about their experiences of discrimination and criminal victimisation in everyday life.

FRA to launch two new reports on victims of crime - follow live streaming !
The FRA will launch two reports on victims of crime on 27 November 2012.
2nd annual meeting of the Fundamental Rights Platform
The second meeting of the Fundamental Rights Platform (FRP) took place in Vienna on 5-6 May. Almost hundred Civil Society Organizations from all over the European Union participated and contributed to the discussion.
Contextualising the Roma debate in the European Union
01/09/2010

Currently, there is much debate about the position of the Roma, both living in their country of origin or in another EU Member State. The Fundamental Rights Agency is mandated to provide evidence-based advice to decision-makers in the EU. The Agency's evidence aims at informing EU and national policy-makers and contextualising debates on fundamental rights in the European Union.

Surveying LGBT people and authorities

Status: 
Findings available
This project encompasses two related surveys: A survey on discrimination against and victimisation of LGBT people. This survey aims to generate comparable data about the actual experiences of LGBT people living in the EU today This will be complemented by the views of public official and professionals in 19 Member States.