Following the recent tragic loss of life off the Greek coast, a short report of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) suggests what the EU should do to prevent more deaths at sea. FRA calls on the European Commission, EU Member States and EU Agencies to act now to prevent future tragedies and save lives.
Following repeated evidence of racism in policing in some EU countries, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) calls on EU Member States to step up their efforts and effectively fight discrimination, harassment, and violence against ethnic minorities in Europe.
On 3 July, FRA will run a webinar for the Fundamental Rights Platform to present and discuss the key highlights, opinions and findings from FRA’s Fundamental Rights Report 2023.
FRA’s Director took part in a Digital Assembly 2023 side-session on the Declaration on Digital Rights and Principles on 16 June in Stockholm.
On 8 and 9 June, the FRA Director met with Spanish government officials in the run-up to the Presidency of the Council of the EU in Madrid.
FRA provided fundamental rights insights during a thematic workshop of the European Migration Network Return Expert Group.
FRA attended the first General Assembly of the new EU Children’s Participation Platform on 26 June.
On 21 June, FRA attended the Employers Sanctions Directive working group in Brussels.
FRA took part in a public hearing on the labour market situation and Roma workers’ rights in a time of economic crisis.
FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty will present FRA’s upcoming report on protecting human rights defenders at risk to the European Parliament’s Human Rights subcommittee (DROI) on 28 June.
FRA will take part in UEFA’s inaugural Respect Forum on 27 and 28 June in Frankfurt.
Michael O’Flaherty
FRA Director's speech on 26 June at the OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting (SHDM) III in 2023 in Vienna on the role of civil society in promoting and protecting tolerance and non-discrimination.
The European Commission and FRA hosted a seminar on ‘Supporting civil society organisations and human rights defenders through funding’ on 19 June in Brussels.
On 23 June, FRA will host an online information session for national authorities.
FRA gave a presentation on 20 June on fundamental rights for Europol’s guest officers who will be deployed in Greece, Cyprus, Italy and Lithuania.
On 21 June, FRA spoke about the fundamental rights implications of using large-scale EU IT systems.
FRA provided fundamental rights input at a stakeholders meeting of the SHARED project.
FRA launched the Hungarian translation of its updated handbook on European law relating to asylum, borders and immigration.
FRA launched a major new version of its European Fundamental Rights Information System – EFRIS.
FRA presented its ongoing work on a report on human rights defenders’ access to the EU at the annual meeting of the EU Temporary Relocation Platform.