The European Jewish Association (EJA) organised an event on 20 January 2020 in Krakow to commemorate 75 years since the liberation of the Auschwitz extermination camp. The Director spoke during a panel on antisemitism today. FRA’s participation to this event is of symbolic value, and a means to reaffirm its commitment to combating antisemitism.CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY
Many different actors are currently working on strategies, recommendations and guidelines on Artificial Intelligence but as we proceed to navigate this field I would emphasise the extraordinary importance of working together. Within the normative frame of human rights, we have to bring together different stakeholders and different expertise to get it right. Artificial intelligence can serve as a game-changing tool in the combat of corrosive hate speech. Let’s not miss, or worse abuse, this invaluable opportunity. ** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY **
Freedom of expression enables many other fundamental rights but there exists challenges to upholding this right. At a time when support for promoting and protecting of human rights appears to be weakening in some parts of Europe, FRA's Director delivered a speech at a conference on 'Freedom of Expression in the Contemporary World' hosted by the Polish Council of Attorneys at Law in Warsaw on 1 December. ** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY **
Speech by FRA Director at Netherlands EU Presidency 2016 event in Amsterdam, 28-29 April 2016. ** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY **
FRA Director's speech from the International Parliamentary Conference on Combating Antisemitism in Berlin on 14th March 2016. ** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY **
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Opening address by FRA Head of Department, Communication and Outreach, at third meeting of the Working Party on Improving Reporting and Recording of Hate Crime in the EU organised by the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights in cooperation with the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union on 23-24 November in Luxembourg.
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Address by FRA Communication and Outreach Department Head Friso Roscam Abbing to the European Parliament LIBE Committee hearing on antisemitism, Islamophobia and hate speech in Europe on 29 June 2015.
Speech by FRA Director Morten Kjaerum to the Council of Europe's Committee of Ministers’ Rapporteur Group on External Relations (GR-EXT), Strasbourg, 22 January 2015.
Welcome speech by Chairperson of the Management Board at a seminar co-organised together with the Hellenic Presidency of the Council of the EU on combating hate crime.
Speech by Ioannis N. Dimitrakopoulos, Head of Department Equality and Citizens’ Rights at a meeting of the Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee of the European Parliament (LIBE) on the issue of hate crime.