The agency will facilitate a workshop together with the OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights for law enforcement officers and officials responsible for (hate) crime registration in Spain on 7 and 8 May.
On 6 February in Bratislava, the agency will speak at a high-level conference on combating antisemitism in the OSCE region about its findings on the experiences of Jewish people of hate crime and discrimination.
On 17 December in Geneva, the FRA Director will present findings of FRA’s second survey on discrimination and hate crimes against Jews in the EU as part of a panel discussion on combating antisemitism in Europe and beyond.
On 6 and 7 December, the Agency together with the OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights will hold a workshop for law enforcement officers and officials responsible for (hate) crime registration in Hungary.
FRA’s Director will launch the Agency's new database on anti-Muslim hatred during a high-level meeting about tackling discrimination against Muslims in the EU, organised by the European Commission in Brussels.
The Agency will moderate a panel discussion examining the lessons learned when implementing the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights’ EU-funded project ‘Building a comprehensive criminal justice response to hate crime’.
Representatives of the Agency have been invited by the Austrian Presidency of the Council to attend the informal meeting of the EU Standing Committee on Operational Cooperation on Internal Security (COSI).
The AJC’s Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights together with Dr Ahmed Shaheed, the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, have convened an expert consultation on monitoring and combatting antisemitism.
The Agency together with the Spanish Ministry of Interior is organising a visit of members of the subgroup on methodologies on recording and collecting data on hate crime to Madrid from 21 and 22 June.
The FRA Director will join discussions on freedom of religion, antisemitism and Islamophobia during a joint meeting of the Council’s Working Parties on Human Rights (COHOM) and on Fundamental Rights, Citizens Rights and Free Movement of Persons (FREMP).
On 15 May, the Agency together with the OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights will facilitate a workshop for law enforcement officers and officials responsible for (hate) crime registration in Slovakia.
The Agency, together with OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), will facilitate a series of workshops for law enforcement officers and officials responsible for (hate) crime registration.
On 28 February and 1 March, FRA will join the meeting in Brussels of the High Level Group (HLG) on Non-Discrimination, Equality and Diversity and provide members of the HLG with a debriefing from the meeting of the Subgroup on Equality Data held on 25 January in Brussels, which was facilitated by FRA.
On 19 October, the Head of the Agency’s Equality and Citizens’ Rights Department, Ioannis Dimitrakopoulos, will present FRA’s recent work in the field of hate crime and hate crime reporting by LGBTI people.
Local and regional authorities which are members of the European Forum for Urban Security (EFUS) will meet in Vienna on 1 March to discuss an upcoming compendium of good practices to fight intolerance and hate crime.
The Council of Europe’s programme for Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) will begin its ‘HELP in the 28’ course ‘Fight against Racism, Xenophobia, Homophobia and Transphobia’ on 6 February in Rome.
On 1 and 2 March in Prague, FRA will hold a meeting with 10 members of its Working Party on Improving Reporting and Recording of Hate Crime in the EU to discuss its compendium of practices for reporting and recording on hate crime.
On 14 December, FRA will take part in a conference on the investigation and adjudication of hate and discrimination crimes organised in Barcelona by the Centre of Legal Studies and Specialised Education of the Autonomous Government of Catalonia in cooperation with the Superior Public Prosecution Service.
FRA will give a presentation at a training course in Madrid from 26 to 28 October for judges and magistrates on hate crime and discrimination, organised by the Spanish General Council of the Judiciary.
FRA will moderate the session ‘Fostering equality legislation and promoting non-discrimination policies’ during the European Commission’s Annual Colloquium on Fundamental Rights in Brussels on 2 October.
On 8 June, FRA will take part in the joint meeting of the Working Party on Fundamental Rights, Citizens’ Rights and Free Movement of Persons (FREMP) and the Working Party on Human Rights (COHOM) - two Council preparatory bodies responsible for EU’s internal and external human rights policies.
FRA Director Morten Kjaerum and the Director of the European Gender Institute, Virginija Langbakk, have been invited to meet with the Social Platform - a network of 47 European civil society organisations - on 30 June in Brussels.
On 3-4 March, FRA will give a presentation on hate crime and human rights to a workshop on racism and xenophobia, organised by the Education Branch of the Spanish Directorate General of the Guardia Civil in Madrid.
On 5 December, FRA will present the findings of its recent survey on Discrimination and hate crime against Jews in EU Member States at a conference, organised by the Polish Ombudsman in partnership with FRA.
On 8 November, on the eve of the anniversary of the anti-Jewish pogroms that took place 75 years ago, FRA will present the full findings of its survey of Jewish people’s experiences and perceptions of hate crime, discrimination and antisemitism in the EU.
From 1-2 October, representatives of Jewish, Muslim, LGBT and racism organisations will meet at the FRA to discuss their experiences on hate crime, and to exchange good practices on how to tackle the issue.
The FRA will present the results of its survey into experiences of hate crime and discrimination by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people on International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia on 17 May 2013 during a conference hosted by the Dutch government in The Hague.