UN Women has invited the agency to join its dialogue on women and girls of African descent on 14 March, as a part of the official programme of the 63rd session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) which takes place in New York.
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.
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 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 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).
The Agency will contribute to the seventh meeting of the Education and Training 2020 Working Group on promoting citizenship and the common values of freedom, tolerance and non-discrimination through education.
The Subgroup on Equality Data will gather on 26-27 April in Brussels for its first formal meeting to start work on preparing a set of non-binding guidelines on improving the collection and use of equality data in EU Member States
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.
To mark the 10th anniversary of the OSCE’s Cordoba Conference and Declaration concerning intolerance, discrimination and hatred against Muslims on 18 October 2017, FRA will present its latest findings on Muslim discrimination and intolerance.
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.
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 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.
On 16 and 17 April, FRA will hold two meetings with stakeholders to discuss some of the draft results from the agency’s survey on Jewish people’s experiences and perceptions of anti-Semitism, and action that can be taken to combat this phenomenon.
The Project Holocaust and Human Rights Education (2006-2012), implemented by the Agency, will facilitate training of guides at the Memorial Mauthausen. The training will bring together lessons learned from research, stakeholder engagement and other activities of the project. This is the final activity of the project.
At this year's annual seminar of the Council of Europe's European Commission against Racism and Intolerance which the FRA regularly attends, the agency will deliver a keynote speech on the expansion of specialised bodies.
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), in cooperation with the Terezín Memorial and the European Commission, organised the Conference on the Holocaust and Human Rights Education in Terezín, Czech Republic, on 19 and 20 October.