FRA took part in the plenary meeting of the Council of Europe’s Committee on artificial intelligence (CAI) on 24 October in Strasbourg.
FRA took part in the Other side of the law: Enforcement of antidiscrimination legislation Equinet conference in Brussels on 12 October.
FRA took part in two Frontex working group meetings for Member States on screening rules for ETIAS, the European Travel Information and Authorisation System. FRA is a member of the ETIAS Fundamental Rights Guidance Board.
Almost half of people of African descent in the EU face racism and discrimination in their daily life – a rise since 2016. Racist harassment and ethnic profiling are also common, especially for young people, finds a new survey from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA). FRA calls on EU countries to take urgent steps to tackle racial discrimination and harassment to ensure everybody is treated equally and with dignity.
FRA will speak on best practices for ensuring electoral rights for people with disabilities during the European Commission’s high-level event on elections in Brussels on 23 October.
From 22 to 23 October, FRA will take part in the next Advisory Board meeting in Brussels of the EU Children’s Participation Platform.
The FRA Director visited the Council of Europe from 4 to 6 October.
FRA provided an update about its child rights research on 20 October to European Commission representatives and child rights experts.
The Frontex Consultative Forum meeting took place on 18 October in Warsaw.
On 5 October, FRA presented its upcoming trainers manual for labour inspectors at the Labour Migration Platform in Brussels.
On 19 October, FRA welcomed members of the Vienna NGO Committees on the Status of Women, on Sustainable Development and on Ageing.
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In an ever-changing and fast-moving world, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) must adapt to tackle current and future challenges. Its Strategic Plan 2023-2028 explains how it will rise to these challenges, promoting and protecting rights for all.
FRA will run an online information session on 18 October on FRA’s work on Ukraine.
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Civil society organisations in the European Union are still facing threats, due to laws, lack of funding and limited access to decision-making. But the latest findings from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) also reveal growing awareness and support to enable civil society better promote human rights and democracy.
On 12 October, FRA ran an online consultation on FRA’s work on the rights of people with disabilities.
FRA presented an overview of civic space challenges in the EU at the conference ‘Where do we stand with the European civil society strategy?’.
The EU Agency for Asylum (EUAA) held the final meetings of the working groups drafting standards and indicators on reception conditions and on asylum seekers in vulnerable situations.
FRA took part in the 11th meeting of the EU High Level group on combating hate speech and hate crime.
FRA’s Director was in Ireland from 26 to 27 September, where he gave a speech on protecting human rights in the digital age.
FRA held a webinar with CEPOL for law enforcement officers and prosecutors when in contact with children who are suspected or accused of crime.