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The Agency will present its findings and suggestions on civil society space at a OSCE side event to the 18th ‘Alliance against Trafficking in Persons’ conference on 24 April in Vienna
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The Agency will lecture on the ‘Structure-Process-Outcome’ monitoring framework and how it can apply for monitoring the EU Roma inclusion policies framework during a workshop from 23 to 25 April in Budapest.
On 23 April, the FRA Director will meet with the Netherlands’ Minister of Justice and Security, Ferd Grapperhaus.
On 16 and 17 April, the FRA Director was in Bucharest, to prepare the Agency’s cooperation during Romania’s Presidency of the Council of the EU
The Agency spoke about the challenges and obstacles that prevent women with disabilities from participating in political and public life during a conference it Vienna from 16 to 17 April
On 12 April, the European Gender Institute chaired a workshop on gender statistics in the framework of the EU Justice and Home Affairs Agencies network.
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The OHCHR regional office for Europe and Age Platform Europe hosted a seminar from 12 to 13 April in Brussels on the human rights of older people.
This year the annual dialogue of the EU Committee of the Regions’ Commission for Citizenship, Governance, Institutional and External Affairs (CIVEX) with the Agency focused on the experiences of migrants in the EU and the impact on the local communities
On 16 April, the Agency attended a meeting of the health sub-group of the standard operating procedures steering group organised by the Italian Ministry of Interior
Allowing EU IT systems to communicate and share information can help address current migration and security challenges. However, in the drive to be more efficient and effective, people may find that their personal data has been shared without them knowing or they may be considered suspicious due to data errors. The latest Opinion from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) examines current proposals and suggests how the EU could ensure people’s rights are respected.
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The Agency will present its privacy and data protection work during the 2018 Annual Conference on EU Data Protection Law, taking place in Brussels, between 19 and 20 April
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On 19 and 20 April, 40 judges from across the EU will attend a training seminar on the applicability and effect of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in national proceedings at FRA in Vienna
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FRA’s National Liaison Officers (NLOs) will meet in Vienna from 19 to 20 April to discuss the Agency’s cooperation with the EU Member States.
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The Agency will promote its findings and work on civic education and the integration of migrants at a meeting of the European Trade Union Committee for Education (ETUCE) on 19-20 April.
The Austrian Ombud for Equal Treatment is hosting a workshop for the national roll out of the Agency’s second minorities and discrimination survey (EU-MIDIS II) on 18 April in Vienna
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During an EU Roma Week event in the European Parliament in Brussels on 10 April, FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty highlighted the limited progress in tackling the persistent concerns that Roma in Europe continue to face.
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“It is unconceivable to imagine any effective promotion and protection of human and fundamental rights in any society without a strong civil society,” said FRA Director to the European Parliament’s Committee of Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) on 9 April.
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The Agency took part in European Regional Task Force meetings in Catania from 9 to 10 April which were fully dedicated to discussing protecting fundamental rights as part of the work of those involved in managing migratory flows.
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The European Commission’s coordinator on combating antisemitism hosted a workshop for representatives of youth or student organisations in cooperation with the European Union of Jewish Students and the Institute for Jewish Policy Research from 8 to 10 April in Brussels.