FRA will join the Bled Strategic Forum on 30 August.
FRA was a panellist at the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination’s general discussion on the right to health and racial discrimination.
FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty was patron of the 2022 Iberian Forum, entitled ‘Brave and Vigorous: Building a Future beyond Frontiers’.
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The European Union agencies active in the field of justice and home affairs issue a joint paper on their contribution to the EU’s solidarity with Ukraine.
The war in Ukraine has forced millions of people to seek safety in neighbouring EU countries. How were they treated? What needs to improve? A new survey from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) seeks to find answers. The findings will guide its advice to the EU and host countries as they finetune their support.
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FRA compiled an overview of key aspects of national laws implementing the EU Temporary Protection Directive in nine EU Member States.
FRA was part of the International Conference of Human Rights LGTBIQA+ ‘Madrid Summit’ on 8 July.
FRA’s Director exchanged views with deputies from the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers on 6 July in Strasbourg.
On 14 July, FRA will meet 44 students and members of the Diplomatische Akademie Wien - Vienna School of International Studies and of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
On 14 July, FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty will present the Fundamental Rights Report 2022 to the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE).
La société civile est une composante essentielle de l’architecture européenne des droits fondamentaux. De l’aide apportée aux personnes touchées par la pandémie à celle fournie aux personnes qui fuient la guerre en Ukraine, la société civile joue un rôle crucial dans le respect des droits des citoyens. Ce faisant, elle contribue à une culture saine de l’État de droit. Toutefois, malgré des évolutions positives, la société civile reste confrontée à de nombreux défis, allant du harcèlement aux lois restrictives, selon le dernier rapport sur l’espace civique de l’Agence des droits fondamentaux de l’Union européenne (FRA). Ce rapport souligne la nécessité pour l’Europe de garantir un environnement de travail plus favorable à la société civile.
In this vlog, FRA Director Michael O'Flaherty, points to the need to recommit to human rights, as evidenced by the wide-ranging impact of the Covid-19 pandemic. Here he refers to vaccine inequalities and the impact on marginalised communities, disadvantaged children and frontline workers. As he explains in this vlog, human rights can help fix and strengthen society so we are ready for the next pandemic.
On 5 July, the Presidency of the the European Economic and Social Committee’s ad hoc group on Fundamental Rights and the Rule of Law (FRRL) visited FRA.
On 6 July, FRA will meet a group of 19 academic staff from the German Federal Constitutional Court.
FRA will join the opening ceremony of the summer school on the regulation of robotics and AI in Europe on 4 July.
FRA contributed to a conference organised by the project ‘Reclaim Our Civil Space’.
On 29 June, FRA updated its overview on the accreditation status and mandates of National Human Rights Institutions.
FRA will join the annual general meeting of the European General Council of Refugees and Exiles. It will be part of a workshop on the role of EU agencies in supporting access to asylum.
On 27 June, FRA’s Director will join the 20 year anniversary celebrations of the European Commission for the Efficiency of Justice (CEPEJ) in Valetta.
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On 20 June, FRA presented key findings from its Fundamental Rights Report 2022 to the Working Party on fundamental rights, citizens’ rights and free movement of persons (FREMP) of the Council of the EU.