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The Agency will take part in an International Human Rights Conference which will take place during WorldPride Madrid 2017 on 26 June.
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The Agency will take part in the meeting of the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance in Geneva from 26 to 29 June.
The Agency presented its findings on national integration strategies at the Annual Conference on European Migration Law that took place from 15 to 16 June in Brussels.
The failure to effectively communicate human rights, specifically when it comes to migration, was explored during a conference in Malta on 14 June.
The Agency spoke about the challenges of guardianships systems for unaccompanied children in EU Member States and the added value of establishing a European guardianship network during a preparatory meeting on 16 June.
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The Intercultural City Programme of the Council of Europe held a seminar in Oslo on human rights in the intercultural city from 14 to 15 June.
The Agency joined a Joint Research Council expert workshop in Brussels on 12 June on the future of migration, integration and diversity in Europe.
Community policing can help bridge the mistrust and fear among and towards newly-arrived migrants and local communities. This was one of the observations from the latest summary report of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) on migration-related fundamental rights concerns in selected EU Member States which assesses how the police work with local communities including migrants and asylum seekers.
The Agency opened a workshop in Budapest on access to case materials by outlining the EU standards and presenting FRA findings regarding the implementation of the EU Directive on the right to information in criminal proceedings.
A third of migrants arriving to the EU are children. They may be detained in prison-like conditions and their mental health put at risk. Such practices may defy human rights law as a new report from the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) reveals. It examines existing practices and shows how measures such as alternative housing, restrictions of movement or stronger guardianship systems can avoid the need for detention.
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The Agency, the European Network of NHRIs (ENNHRI) and the Council of Europe will meet to discuss the future of citizenship and human rights education on 22 June in Strasbourg.
The Agency will join experts convened by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) to discuss the participation of people with disabilities in political and public life on 22 June.
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The UN Special Rapporteur on contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related intolerance has invited the Agency to take part in an expert meeting on 22 and 23 June.
The Agency will present its findings from the child-friendly justice report in a meeting of the EU Council’s Working Party on Cooperation in Criminal Matters in Brussels on 21 June.
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On 19-20 June, FRA took part in the annual Global Media Forum organised by the German international broadcaster Deutsche Welle, which was dedicated this year to the themes of identity and diversity.
The Agency will attend a high-level expert meeting in Brussels on 20 June that will discuss developing a cost consequence analysis approach to measuring return on investment in children and families.
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The Agency will take part in the second 2017 meeting of the network of EU Justice and Home Affairs (JHA) Agencies from 20-21 June 2017 in Lisbon.
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This year Deutsche Welle’s annual global media forum is dedicated to the themes of identity and diversity. The Agency will take part at the event in Bonn, from 19 to 21 June.
The Fundamental Rights Agency will take part in Vienna Pride on 17 June as part of the ‘Diplomats for Equality!’ initiative which brings together embassies, delegations and permanent missions in Vienna and the European Union.
The FRA Director Michael O'Flaherty visited Greece from 13-15 June to discuss the situation in the migration hotspots.