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FRA took part in the European Forum on child rights that ran from 27 to 29 September.
The social rights platform of the Council of Europe, FRA and European networks of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) and Equality Bodies (Equinet) met on 19 and 20 September.
FRA spoke during the 10th Strategic Meeting of Mechanisms and Programmes for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders.
FRA was part of the second plenary meeting of the Council of Europe Committee on Artificial Intelligence (CAI).
FRA gave training on fundamental rights issues in Schengen evaluations from 26 to 27 September.
FRA provided fundamental rights training for ETIAS national units in Warsaw.
On 29 September, FRA will welcome a delegation of students from the Volda University in Norway.
On 28 September, FRA will welcome a delegation of law students from ELSA Jena in Germany.
FRA will speak at the European Economic and Social Committee’s (EESC) annual conference on fundamental rights and the rule of law.
The European Platform for Rehabilitation, a community of service providers working with people with disabilities, held its annual conference in Dublin on 22 and 23 September.
On 20 September, FRA gave a presentation on fundamental rights for Europol’s guest officers who will be deployed in Greece and Cyprus.
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Between 22-24 September 2022, FRA will take part in the Annual Conference of the European Society of Criminology in Malaga, Spain.
On 16 September, FRA’s Management Board elected Jim Clarken as a new Chairperson. He will take office on 20 September 2022.
On 5-6 September, FRA contributed to the OSCE-ODIHR international conference in Warsaw on building resilient NHRIs.
On 7-8 September, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) brought together sixty human rights leaders and experts to discuss three major challenges: the climate crisis, the rise of disinformation, and the war in Ukraine. These are complex challenges that require multi-faceted responses. The aim was to consider what contribution human rights could make and to inspire bold action.
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The Agency’s 65th Executive Board and 40th Management Board will convene in Vienna from 14 to 16 September 2022.
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FRA will attend the EU Innovation Hub for Internal Security annual event titled “Shaping Responsible Solutions for Internal Security” taking place in Brussels on 13 and 14 September 2022.
FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty will speak at the opening session of an international roundtable on “Civil society: empowerment and accountability - challenges of inclusive decision-making processes”.
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FRA Director Michael O'Flaherty delivers an opening statement at the Human Rights Leaders and Experts meeting on 7 September in Rust, Austria.