FRA has prepared a brochure for children explaining key elements of child-friendly justice so that they can be made aware of and learn more about what child-friendly justice should mean for them.
Each year millions of children, women and men from all over the world are trafficked. On 30 July, the first ever United Nations World Day against Trafficking in Persons will take place to raise awareness of the plight of these countless millions of victims and to globally support campaigns to end human trafficking.
The EU and its Member States took further important steps in the protection and promotion of fundamental rights last year, as FRA’s just-released summary of its Annual report highlights.
FRA took part in a workshop on ‘Human Trafficking: Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century’, organised by the International Institute for the Sociology of Law in Spain.
FRA took part in Europol’s expert meeting on human trafficking on 5-6 June in The Hague.
FRA took part in the EASO Expert Meeting on Best Interests of the Child within the Scope of International Protection in Valletta on 27-28 May.
On 12 May, FRA held an inception meeting for drafting the handbook of European law on the rights of the child with the FRA contractor, the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights and the Council of Europe’s Children’s Rights Division.
FRA gave a keynote address during an expert meeting on child rights in Riga on 13-14 May.
FRA spoke on 8 May to the Special Permanent Committee of the Greek Parliament on Equality, Youth and Human Rights about its research on child poverty and social exclusion.