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On 14 September 2021, eight international organisations joined forces to launch a new portal promoting global cooperation on artificial intelligence (AI). The portal is a one-stop shop for data, research findings and good practices in AI policy.
FRA will speak at a conference on public policies related to profiling.
FRA joined an online meeting of Swedish cities, regions, and other local-level stakeholders on human rights.
FRA contributed to a discussion group on racial discrimination in access to and tenure of housing in Spain.
On 8 September, FRA took part in the kick-off meeting of the study on ‘Intersex people in the EU, a project of the European Commission’s Justice and Consumers Directorate-General.
The FRA Director was in Brussels from 1 to 3 September to present the Fundamental Rights Report 2021 to the European Parliament’s Committee for Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE).
On 6 September, FRA joined a European Parliament panel discussion on the digital services act.
FRA, together with the Public Defender of Rights and the Office of the Government of the Czech Republic will co-host a seminar on developing human rights indicators for monitoring the implementation of the Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities (CRPD).
On 2 September, FRA’s Director will present key findings from its Fundamental Rights Report 2021 at the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) of the EU Parliament.
The Young Bled Strategic Forum will host the third Fundamental Rights Dialogue. It takes place in Bled, Slovenia, on 31 August.
The year 2020 brought both progress and setbacks in terms of fundamental rights protection.
On 24 August, FRA and the European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training (CEPOL) signed a new Working Arrangement to further strengthen the good cooperation between the two agencies.
In this vlog, FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty points to the urgent need to tackle disinformation. He provides examples of what can be done to combat disinformation, including what the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights could contribute to this challenge.
Michael O’Flaherty
FRA Directory continues the plenary discussion on 'A Way Forward for the LGBTI+ Community' during the World Pride Human Rights Conference in Copenhagen on 19 August 2021.
Michael O’Flaherty
FRA Directory joins the plenary discussion on 'A Way Forward for the LGBTI+ Community' during the World Pride Human Rights Conference in Copenhagen on 19 August 2021.
Michael O’Flaherty
FRA Directory joins the plenary discussion on the 'EU LGBTIQ Equality Strategy: Empowering civil society in challenging times' during the World Pride Human Rights Conference in Copenhagen on 19 August 2021.
FRA will become a member of the Visa Information System Fundamental Rights Guidance Board.
FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty will take part in the Human Rights Forum conference in Copenhagen at this year's WorldPride.
The Coronavirus pandemic strongly affected young people. They are frequently blamed for spreading the virus. They also face widespread unemployment. In this vlog, FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty points to the need to address such challenges. On FRA’s side, young people, as human rights champions, will be at the heart of the debate at the Fundamental Rights Forum from 11 to 12 October.