On 12 December, FRA took part in a meeting of the European Migration Network (EMN) National Contact Points.
“Migration will not go away – it will stay with us,” says European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen. On International Migrants Day on 18 December, FRA joins the Commission in its call to find solutions that are humane and effective.
The International Organisation for Migration, the UN Refugee Agency and FRA presented their views on the proposed recast Return Directive to the new Rapporteur and Shadow Rapporteurs in the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE).
FRA presented findings from its report on the integration of young refugees during a conference in Brussels on 2 and 3 December.
The Greek Ombudsman held a conference on the challenges for Greece and Europe in monitoring returns.
Some 60 experts from EU institutions and civil society gathered at the European Parliament on 2 December to discuss compensation for exploitation and violence against migrant workers.
On 14 November, FRA presented its upcoming report on the integration of young refugees in SCIFA, the Council of the EU’s Strategic Committee on Immigration, Frontiers and Asylum.
FRA’s Director delivered a keynote speech during European Asylum Support Office’s Consultative Forum in Brussels on 12 November.
FRA contributed to discussions on EU data protection law, migrants’ health data and fundamental rights considerations during a workshop focusing on data protection and legal issues.
FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty took part in a European Parliament hearing on 6 November in Brussels on the situation in the Greek migration hotspots.