Missing Children Europe invited FRA to present its child protection guide focusing on victims of trafficking during a policy debate.
25/11/2019 to 29/11/2019
This week from 25 November until 29 November, FRA will co-host the 2019 UNICEF TransMonEE network meeting in Vienna.
This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
Vienna City Hall will host a full-day event dedicated to child rights with activities for and by children and young people to mark the 30th anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
FRA will take part in a youths with disabilities Round Table discussion on 18 November in Vienna, organised by the Human Rights Office of the City of Vienna.
The Council of Europe’s Parliamentary Assembly will hold a joint hearing of their sub-committees on children and on the European Social Charter on 15 November in Strasbourg.
On 14 November, FRA will present its child poverty report during Eurochild’s conference ‘Towards no child poverty in Europe 2030’ in Brussels.
13/11/2019 to 14/11/2019
FRA will take part in the Council of Europe’s anniversary conference to mark 30 years of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
22/10/2019 to 23/10/2019
FRA will join the last in a row of four child guarantee workshops organised by the European Commission.
On 17 October, on the eve of EU Anti-Trafficking Day, FRA will present the recent guide on EU children deprived of parental care found in other Member States.
The European Commission has invited FRA to provide training on data on children on 14 October in Brussels.
FRA will join a workshop on 10 October in Rome on the family as a hub for social policies.
09/10/2019 to 10/10/2019
FRA will join the third in a row of four child guarantee workshops organised by the European Commission.
23/09/2019 to 24/09/2019
From 23 to 24 September, FRA will take part in a fact-finding workshop in Riga on children with disabilities.
On 13 September, the current European Commission’s Child Rights Coordinator will visit FRA for the first time after she was appointed.
FRA will join the European Court of Auditors on 28 June via video conference in their performance audit of the European Commission’s contribution to the national efforts to tackle child poverty.
FRA will provide training on how to protect and promote child rights in the work of the European Parliament to parliament staff on 5 June in Brussels.
03/06/2019 to 04/06/2019
FRA will take part in the 4th joint meeting of the informal group of experts on child rights and the informal group on the protection of children in migration.
The EU Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL), in cooperation with the Escola da Policia, is conducting training in Loures, Portugal, against child trafficking.
In the framework of the Romanian EU Presidency, the agency will present its guide on children deprived of parental care found in another EU Member State other than their own at a meeting of central authorities in the European Judicial Network.
The FRA Director will speak at the European Child Rights Forum in Brussels on 2 April about the main challenges of promoting and protecting child rights in the EU.
The agency and the European Asylum Support Office (EASO) are organising a round-table discussion in Madrid on 21 February on age assessments.
The third experts’ meeting on the state of play of the implementation of the EU’s Directive on procedural safeguards for children who are suspects or accused in criminal proceedings will take place in Brussels on 19 February.
An internal cooperation meeting will be held on 7 February at the Council of Europe’s premises in Paris to step up and strengthen cooperation between the the European Commission, the agency and the Council of Europe in the area of child rights.
The agency will join a panel debate on 31 January on how to improve reception and integration of unaccompanied children through family-based care.
On 15 January, the agency will present its work on the Sustainable Development Goals and child rights to the UN’s Committee on the Rights of the Child.
The Agency will be a key speaker at the Association of Youth and Family Judges’s international biannual conference.
The agency will give a general introduction on victims’ rights during a conference on implementing restorative justice with child victims.
The agency will be part of a high-level panel at the European Parliament on ‘Witnessed Domestic Violence: An EU roadmap to protect children from all forms of domestic violence’ in Brussels on 4 December.
A Collaborative Platform on Social and Economic Rights will meet in Strasbourg on 28 November where they will discuss the right to housing.
To mark World Children’s Day on 20 November, the European Parliament is hosting a quiz show.
On World Children’s Day, on 20 November, the Agency will present its Combating child poverty: an issue of fundamental rights report to the European Parliament’s Committee on Employment and Social Affairs.
The European Parliament’s Committee on Legal Affairs is hosting a conference on safeguarding children’s rights in cross-border family disputes in Brussels on 19 November.
29/10/2018 to 31/10/2018
The Agency will speak during the closing panel of this year’s Eurochild Conference which takes place in Opajtija, Croatia, from 29 to 31 October.
The Agency will present key findings from its most recent work at a meeting of the European Commission’s informal expert group on child rights.
On 1 October, the Agency will attend the Vienna meeting of the European Sustainable Development Network, under the Austrian EU Presidency.
On 18 September, the Committee on Social Affairs, Youth and Children, Human Exchanges, Education and Culture will meet in Vienna to exchange views on child protection in the EU and Latin America.
The Agency will speak at a child-friendly justice conference in Berlin on 7 September organised by the German Ministry for Family, Seniors, Women and Youth (BMFSFJ) and Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk.
On 6 September, the Agency will take part in a panel debate on how to effectively protect child victims of crime.
Globalchild, the child rights global monitoring platform, will hold a meeting of its Indicators Development Team and Reference Group in Geneva on 8 June.
The Agency will take part in the second migration and child rights expert meeting in Brussels on 1 June that looks at protecting children in migration.
10/04/2018 to 11/04/2018
From 10 to 11 April, the Agency will take part in the second expert meeting on the UN Global Study on children deprived of liberty.
21/03/2018 to 23/03/2018
The Agency will take part in the fourth meeting of the Ad hoc Committee for the Rights of the Child (CAHENF) in Strasbourg.
08/02/2018 to 09/02/2018
The Agency will take part in an international conference on ‘Measuring the Effectiveness of Children’s Rights - Make all children count!’ from 8 to 9 February in Brussels.
06/11/2017 to 08/11/2017
The 11th European Forum on the rights of the child will be devoted to investigating the vulnerabilities of children affected by deprivation of liberty and alternatives to detention.
06/11/2017 to 07/11/2017
The Agency will present aspects of EU citizens’ rights in practice during a seminar in Barcelona from on 6 to 7 November.
23/10/2017 to 24/10/2017
The Agency will be part of a high-level panel during the European Social Network’s seminar on ‘Migrant children and young people – Social inclusion and transition to adulthood’.
On 16 October, the Agency will take part in a public consultation on child-friendly justice in Berlin.
The Agency will present its findings from the child-friendly justice report in a meeting of the EU Council’s Working Party on Cooperation in Criminal Matters in Brussels on 21 June.
The Agency will attend a high-level expert meeting in Brussels on 20 June that will discuss developing a cost consequence analysis approach to measuring return on investment in children and families.
The Director has been invited to contribute to the joint policy debate of the EU’s Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) ministers on the protection of children in migration, taking place at the upcoming JHA Council on 8 June.
The Agency and the European Parliament’s Intergroup on Children’s Rights will hold a high level capacity-building training session on child rights at the European Parliament on 7 June.
On 6 June, the Agency will present its work on children and justice during the World Congress on Family Law and Children’s Rights in Dublin.
On 30 May the Institute of Baltic Studies and the Estonian Ministry of Justice in Tallinn will host an event to present the Agency’s second child-friendly justice report.
On 24 May, the Agency will take part in a round-table discussion in Geneva on creating child rights indicators.
Improving child participation will be thrown under the spotlight during a high-level event at the Agency on 28 April.
The Agency will take part in a high-level meeting in Stockholm on 24 April on Europe’s challenge to ensure a rights perspective for children in migration.
The Agency will take part in the Alliance against Trafficking in Human Beings conference in Vienna on 4 April.
13/03/2017 to 14/03/2017
The Agency will join experts to discuss the methodology, and data and information gathering for the UN’s global study on children deprived of liberty.
On 1 March, FRA will participate in a policy roundtable organised by the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the EU in the context of its asylum policy consultations in Brussels.
30/01/2017 to 31/01/2017
The FRA Director will join the voices of Europe panel debate during the third international mayors’ conference in Vienna from 30-31 January.
On 10 January FRA will participate in a conference on the promotion of children’s rights and the training of professionals in Lisbon.
29/11/2016 to 30/11/2016
The European Commission’s 10th European Forum on the rights of the child this year will discuss the protection of children in migration.
On 21 November, the Agency will present its findings regarding children and justice in an online seminar organised by the European Police College, CEPOL.
14/11/2016 to 15/11/2016
The Academy of European Law will host the seminar ‘Exploring a multidisciplinary approach to child-friendly justice in European law’ in Trier from 14 to 15 November.
09/11/2016 to 11/11/2016
The Agency will discuss data-collection activities involving children, data needs and gaps, and its activities in the field of violence against children at a meeting of the executive agency of the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Capacity building within the childcare service workforce will be the focus of a keynote speech delivered by the Agency at major child rights conference in Paris on 8 November.
On 28 October, the Ombudsman of the Republic of Latvia will hold two seminars in cooperation with the Agency in Riga to present the Latvian version of the Handbook of European Law relating to the Rights of the Child.
On 20 October, the Agency will meet with UNICEF Innocenti in Florence, Italy.
20/10/2016 to 21/10/2016
From 20 to 21 October, the Agency will take part in the 2nd National Conference on Child-Wellbeing ‘Access to Justice for Vulnerable Children’ in Valletta, Malta.
The Agency will give a presentation on the importance of implementing integrated child protection systems across the EU on 18 October at the European Parliament in Brussels.
The Agency will speak at a public hearing at the European Parliament on the reform of the Dublin system and crisis relocation.
06/10/2016 to 07/10/2016
The Agency will take part in a network meeting of national statistical offices on 6-7 October in Geneva, organised by UNICEF’s regional office, on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and data on children in alternative care.
On 29 September, the Agency will take part in the OSCE Human Dimension Implementation Meeting session especially devoted to the Rights of the Child.
28/09/2016 to 29/09/2016
From 28-29 September, the Agency will take part in the first meeting of the Ad hoc Committee for the Rights of the Child (CAHENF) in Strasbourg.
27/09/2016 to 30/09/2016
An expert meeting on age assessment procedures will take place in Malta on 27-30 of September, convened by the European Asylum Support Office (EASO).
20/09/2016 to 21/09/2016
From 20-21 September, the Agency will take part in the ENOC 20th Annual Conference ‘Equal Opportunities For All Children in Education’ in Vilnius.
22/08/2016 to 25/08/2016
From 22-25 August, FRA will attend the 33rd FICE Congress and 2nd CYC World Conference: Together Towards a Better World for Children, Adolescents and Families.
On 7 July in Brussels, FRA will take part in Eurochild’s conference that will take stock of implementing the 2013 Commission Recommendation on Investing in Children.
On June 7, FRA will speak about children’s participation in judicial proceedings at the VII Conference on Childhood Studies in Turku, Finland.
01/06/2016 to 02/06/2016
FRA’s Director will speak at the opening of a high-level global child rights conference in Vienna that takes place from 1 to 2 June.
FRA will present key findings from the latest FRA reports during a launch event of the European Social Network (ESN) report on children’s services to be launched at the European Parliament on 31 May in Brussels.
FRA will take part in a side event on procedural safeguards for children in criminal proceedings at the 25th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice on 24 May in Vienna.
FRA will present and discuss the Handbook on European Law relating to the Rights of the Child at a conference organised by the Faculty of Law of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa on 11 May.
On 21 April in Brussels, FRA will take part in an exchange of views with the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs committee about unaccompanied children missing from reception facilities and at risk of trafficking.
11/04/2016 to 13/04/2016
From 11 to 13 April, FRA will take part in the ‘Children’s Rights Days’ conference and side event on ‘The Situation of Refugee Children in Sweden and Europe’ in Örebro, Sweden.
07/04/2016 to 08/04/2016
From 7 to 8 April, experts from eight EU justice and home affairs (JHA) agencies will meet at FRA.
05/04/2016 to 06/04/2016
FRA will participate at a high-level Council of Europe (CoE) conference in Sofia on 5-6 April to mark the launch of the new CoE Strategy on Children’s Rights 2016-2021.
FRA will take part in the launch of the high time movement to stop violence against children on 9 March in Geneva.
02/03/2016 to 04/03/2016
Experts from Member States and other stakeholders including FRA, the UN Refugee Agency and the International Organization for Migration will take part in a workshop organised by the European Asylum Support Office in Valletta from 2 to 4 March.
FRA will present its report on Violence against children with disabilities at the first ever event co-hosted by both the Disability and the Child Rights Intergroups of the European Parliament.
FRA will attend the closing conference of the EU-Council of Europe funded project ‘Children’s rights behind bars’ that looked at monitoring mechanisms.
15/02/2016 to 16/02/2016
On 15-16 February, FRA will host the meeting of the CoE-FRA-Equinet-ENNHRI Platform on the rights of migrants and asylum seekers.
10/02/2016 to 12/02/2016
This year’s Zero Project Conference 2016 focuses on innovative policies and practices on inclusive education and Information & Communication Technologies, and will bring together 300 participants from over 70 countries in Vienna on 10-12 February.
On 28 January, FRA will take part in a seminar on best interests of the child in cases of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).
07/12/2015 to 08/12/2015
FRA will present findings from its children and disabilities report during the European Commission’s Day of Persons with Disabilities conference which will take place on 7-8 December in Brussels.
On 16 November in Brussels, FRA and the Civex Commission of the Committee of the Regions will hold its Seventh Annual dialogue on ways to strengthen child protection systems in the EU.
FRA will present findings from its children and disabilities report during the European Commission’s Day of Persons with Disabilities conference which will take place on 7-8 December in Brussels.
On 27 October FRA will give an online seminar, organised by the European Police College (CEPOL) on ‘Interviewing children victims and witnesses of crime.’
20/10/2015 to 21/10/2015
FRA will take part in an event to mark the 9th EU anti-trafficking day in Brussels on 20-21 October.
20/10/2015 to 21/10/2015
FRA will take part in the 3rd Meeting of the Committee of Experts on the Council of Europe (CoE) Strategy on the Rights of the Child on 20 and 21 October in Strasbourg.
19/10/2015 to 20/10/2015
FRA will take part in the 12th Conference on ‘Helping children victims of crime’ on 19-20 October in Warsaw, organised by the Polish Ministry of Justice, the Social Policy department of Warsaw City Hall and the Nobody’s Children Foundation.
On 23 September, FRA will give a presentation at the 19th annual European Network for Ombudspersons for Children (ENOC) conference in Amsterdam.
21/09/2015 to 22/09/2015
The European Asylum Support Office (EASO) will host an Advanced Workshop on family tracing in Valletta, Malta on 21-22 September.
21/09/2015 to 22/09/2015
FRA, together with representatives from Member States, the UN’s Refugee Agency, the International Organization for Migration and the International Committee of the Red Cross gathered in Malta from 21 to 22 September to provide feedback and to discuss EASO’s practical guide on family tracing.
On 21 July, FRA, together with the Polish member of the Management Board, Miroslaw Wroblewski, will present its 2014 Annual Report of fundamental rights challenges and achievements to the Polish Senate in Warsaw.
09/07/2015 to 10/07/2015
On 9-10 July, the FRA Director will take part in the informal meeting of the Justice and Home Affairs Ministers in Luxembourg.
FRA will speak at a regional workshop on collecting data about children with disabilities in Geneva on 6 July.
On 12 June, FRA will present the results from FRA’s recent Child-friendly justice – perspectives and experiences of professionals report at a seminar organised by the Institute for Baltic Studies on children’s access to justice.
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 and UNICEF, in partnership with the European Parliament Intergroup on Children’s Rights, are organising an event on 3 June on the margins of the 9th European Forum on the Rights of the Child.
03/06/2015 to 04/06/2015
The 9th European Forum on the rights of the child, will take place on 3-4 June 2015 in Brussels.
28/05/2015 to 29/05/2015
On 28-29 May, FRA will take part in a conference on gender violence, organised by the Institut Balear de la Dona, as part of the EEA grants-financed project Ariadna.
On 21 May in Warsaw, FRA will discuss its report on child-friendly justice with the Polish ombudsman for children.
FRA will launch its latest child rights report ‘Child-friendly justice, perspectives and experiences of professionals’ on 5 May in Brussels, during two live radio debates with Members of the European Parliament.
14/04/2015 to 15/04/2015
On 14-15 April, FRA will invite civil society experts to discuss the preliminary findings of its research on violence against children with disabilities, which is scheduled for publication in autumn.
FRA will take part in an expert meeting that aims to identify child rights standards and key agencies responsible for protecting children exposed to exploitation and trafficking in cross border situations.
FRA will provide an update of its work in the area of child rights to the European Commission’s next Interservice Group Meeting on Rights of the Child.
On 3 October, FRA experts will present the Agency’s evidence in the area of rights of the child to the Council Working Party on Fundamental Rights, Citizens' Rights and Free Movement of Persons (FREMP).
02/09/2014 to 03/09/2014
The European Asylum Support Office has invited FRA to participate in its expert meetings on age assessment and on family tracing and best interest considerations in relation to the Dublin Regulation on asylum applications.
FRA will present its work on child rights to experts gathering in Vilnius on 10 July.
Recognising the vital role guardians play in protecting children with no parental care, FRA will publish a handbook on guardianship systems on 30 June.
On 12 June, experts from the Norwegian Directorate for Children, Youth and Family Affairs will visit FRA to discuss the development of human rights indicators.
FRA will take part in a one-day strategic planning meeting on 11 June in Paris on how to implement the Council of Europe’s child-friendly justice guidelines and best assist national actors in the justice system.
FRA will give a speech on child protection to all European Heads of Advocacy of World Vision, the global humanitarian organisation that works on tackling child poverty and injustice.
FRA will take part, as an expert on child participation, in a one-day working meeting on 19 May in Strasbourg, organised by the Children’s Rights Division of the Council of Europe.
06/03/2014 to 07/03/2014
On 6-7 March, FRA will take part in an expert meeting on family tracing and minors in Valetta, organised by the European Asylum Support Office (EASO).
On 21 February FRA will present results of the agency's Children and Justice project to the Council Working Party on Substantive Criminal Law (DROIPEN).
FRA will take part in an event in Brussels which will reflect on the current and future role of the EU in protecting and promoting child rights internally and externally.
17/12/2013 to 18/12/2013
FRA will take part in the 8th European Forum on the rights of the child, organised by the European Commission.
21/11/2013 to 27/11/2013
FRA will be presenting some preliminary findings of the project “Children with disabilities: targeted violence and hostility” during a conference next week.
17/06/2013 to 18/06/2013
On 17-18 June, FRA will take part in a European Asylum Support Office (EASO) expert meeting on family tracing.
FRA will take part in the 2012 Day of General Discussion at the Committee on the rights of the Child.
21/11/2011 to 22/11/2011
The conference will bring together about 300 participants from across the EU, including policy-makers, specialists and practitioners from the local to the international level, including Member ...
20/11/2011 to 21/11/2011
The FRA will participate in the conference on the Council of Europe Strategy for the Rights of the Child 2012-2015, which will take place in Monaco on 20-21 November 2011.
12/05/2011 to 13/05/2011
The 2nd Annual FRA Symposium is set in the context of the FRA’s role to develop methods and standards that would improve comparability, objectivity and reliability of data at the European level.
07/12/2010 to 08/12/2010
The Agency's third annual Fundamental Rights Conference (FRC) takes place this year in Brussels on 7-8 December 2010. Delivering child-friendly justice and protecting children in particularly vulnerable situations is this year's theme of the FRC 2010.
The FRA will participate on 10 June 2010 in a seminar/public hearing organised by the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) and the Committee on Women's Rights and Gender Equality (FEMM) committees to prepare the parliament's report and vote on the proposal for a directive on traffickingin human beings.
Co-chaired by Jacques Barrot and Luc Van Den Brande, Rights of the Child will be the focus of a joint Committee of the Regions (CoR) and European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) conference in Brussels on 13 November.
27/10/2009 to 28/10/2009
A representative of the FRA will be presenting at this event the Agency's latest report on ''Child Trafficking in the EU: Challenges, perspectives and good practices".
19/10/2009 to 20/10/2009
Ministerial high-level conference Towards EU Global Action against Trafficking in Human Beings, implemented by the Swedish Ministry of Justice in cooperation with IOM Vienna and with financial support from the European Commission.
The University of Liverpool is organising this interdisciplinary conference with the aim to generate in-depth discussion of developments that have taken place at EU level in relation to children's rights and welfare.