FRA presented key research findings on violence against girls and the treatment of girls in judicial proceedings at a side event during the 25th Session of the Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice on 26 May in the UN in Vienna.
On 18 May, FRA took part in a roundtable event on child poverty.
A delegation from the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (LIBE) visited FRA on 17-18 May. The visit allowed both sides to explore how they can continue to work together on the common goal of further protecting and promoting fundamental rights across the EU.
FRA has pledged to support the UN’s High Time Movement to end violence against children.
FRA took part in an exchange of views on missing unaccompanied children with the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs committee in Brussels on 21 April.
FRA’s Director addressed the ‘Summit for Children: The situation of refugee children in Sweden in Europe’ on 11 April in Örebro, Sweden.
FRA took part in the European Commission’s Joint Contact Committee meeting in Brussels on 7 April.
On 6 April, FRA was a keynote speaker during a session on the non-discrimination of young lesbian, gay, bisexual and intersexual (LGBTI) people at the Council of Europe’s child rights strategy conference in Sofia.
On 5 April, the Handbook on European Law relating to the rights of the child was presented during the Council of Europe’s child rights strategy conference in Sofia.