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FRA’s Director will address a high-level conference on public health futures in a changing world on 12 November.
FRA will present its Human Rights Cities framework to the Finnish Association of Municipalities on 11 November.
On 11 November, FRA, in cooperation with National Roma Contact Points (NRCPs) will present preliminary results from FRA’s Roma survey 2020.
Des incidents de haine envers les Juifs sont apparus tout au long de la pandémie de coronavirus. Même si le nombre d’incidents antisémites a diminué dans certains pays, le problème principal reste le même dans toute l’Europe : la plupart des incidents ne sont toujours pas signalés. Chaque pays collecte les données différemment et certains n’en collectent aucune. Cette situation continue d’entraver les efforts visant à lutter efficacement contre l’antisémitisme en Europe, comme en atteste la dernière vue d’ensemble annuelle des incidents antisémites produite par l'Agence des droits fondamentaux de l’Union européenne (FRA).
FRA Director Michael O'Flaherty will speak about police violence against Roma during a meeting of the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE) on 9 November.
FRA spoke at two online conferences on civil society last week, organised by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC).
FRA will speak in a session on fundamental rights and civic space during a conference on civil society on 5 November.
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FRA’s Director will visit Ireland from 3-5 November.
Effective access to competent legal assistance is a key safeguard to enable people in return proceedings to exercise their rights to an effective remedy and access to justice, finds a new report from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA). It identifies current practices and issues, and suggests how national authorities could improve effective access to competent legal aid.
FRA was invited to provide training on the EU’s Fundamental Rights Charter at a staff training event organised by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, together with the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission and the Equality Commission of Northern Ireland.
On 4 November, FRA will take part in an online conference on civil society perspectives on the European Rule of Law mechanism.
On 20 October, FRA met French civil society organisations who are part of its civil society network, the Fundamental Rights Platform.
FRA provided fundamental rights input during a professional development workshop on the detention of applicants for international protection, organised by the European Asylum Support Office (EASO).
FRA’s Director addressed ‘The Challenge of Artificial Intelligence for Human Society and the Idea of the Human Person’ conference on 21 October in Rome.
FRA invites civil society organisations, registered in its Fundamental Rights Platform, to take part in an online Roma meeting on 10 November.
On 28 October, the FRA Director will participate in a virtual Slovenian Presidency conference on 'Stamping out hate crime and hate speech – Effective responses to hate crimes and hate speech online, and protection of victims'.
On 27 October, FRA will speak about inclusive education and its challenges during an online webinar organised by the European Parliament Ambassador School Programme (EPAS).
FRA will join the eu-LISA agency’s annual conference on 27 October. It will take stock of current developments in the Justice and Home Affairs area.
FRA will join an event in Sweden that will look at the impact of the pandemic on equality and human rights, and ways forward.
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FRA will present its new report on ‘Human Rights Cities in the EU: a framework for reinforcing rights locally’ at a conference on building equal cities.