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 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 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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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).
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 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.
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.
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.