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FRA presented its research on the challenges faced by Data Protection Authorities (DPAs) in implementing the GDPR to the delegates of the Data Protection Working Party of the Council of the EU.
FRA held an information session for national authorities on the FRA’s report on EU funds: Ensuring compliance with fundamental rights.
FRA contributed to the annual meeting of the EU Temporary Relocation Platform. The Platform, an initiative of the European Commission, is a network of entities engaged in temporary relocation of at-risk human rights defenders.
FRA joined working meetings on establishing the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS). FRA is a member of the ETIAS Fundamental Rights Guidance Board, set up under the Regulation.
The Council of Europe held a National Preventative Mechanisms Forum on 4 and 5 June in Strasbourg. FRA presented its Criminal Detention Database. It also participated in discussions on the detention of vulnerable people and migrants.
FRA presented its report on greenwashing to the Council of Europe’s Committee on Social Affairs, Health, and Sustainable Development of the Parliamentary Assembly.
FRA delivered training on EU return laws and related case law of the EU’s Court of Justice at a training event for administrative judges in Budapest. The training took place on 30 May at the Hungarian Judicial Academy.
Large number of complaints, lack of human and financial resources and a growing workload – these are some of the challenges that most data protection authorities face when implementing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), finds the new report from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA). FRA calls on the EU countries to ensure data protection authorities have the resources they need to ensure people’s personal data are protected.
FRA held an information session for national authorities on its LGBTIQ Survey report. The session brought together more than 60 representatives from ministries and other national authorities covering over 15 countries.
On 28 May, FRA delivered a keynote speech at an international conference in Berlin on conditions for the success of national action plans against racism. The focus was on a human rights-based approach to data to effectively measure and combat racism.