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Michael O’Flaherty
FRA Director, Michael O'Flaherty, joined leading voices for a TedTalk in Varese on 6 November where he shared his vision of human rights and innovation for a more inclusive and sustainable future.
On Human Rights Day, 10 December, the FRA Director delivered the annual distinguished guest lecture at Leiden University.
FRA spoke at the kick-off conference of a new EU-funded research project that will measure irregular migration in the European Union.
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On 16 December, FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty spoke at the launch of the OECD’s first global report on the protection and promotion of civic space.
FRA presented its +INPUT disinformation guide to the OECD’s network of migration communication officers.
FRA published 26 new promising practices on racial or ethnic equality data collection.
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The Office of the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media is organising a conference to discuss the impact of artificial intelligence on freedom of expression.
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The Agency’s Executive Board and Management Board will meet in Vienna on 15 and 16 December.
FRA took part in the first meeting of the advisory board of the EU’s Child Participation Platform on 12 December.
On 13 December, FRA will speak at a webinar on ‘Child-friendly justice: Do words matter’.
The first Global Forum on the Ethics of AI will be hosted by Czechia on 13 December in Prague.
Algorithms in predictive policing can lead to discrimination, as FRA's new bias in AI report reveals. Watch the clip to find out more.
On 12 December, FRA will speak at the online seminar in Turku about Human Rights Cities and its framework for localizing human rights.
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Michael O’Flaherty
FRA Director, Michael O'Flaherty, delivers this year's guest lecture at the University of Leiden on 10 December to mark International Human Rights Day.
On 7 December, FRA contributed to annual Human Rights celebration organised by the municipality of Vienna and the Vienna Human Rights Office.
In this vlog, FRA Director Michael O'Flaherty talks about the need to push back against the shocking levels of human rights abuse and violation across the world. On the occasion of Human Rights Day, he refers to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the need to standing up for human rights.
The Annual Conference on Countering Terrorism in the EU 2022 took place online from 8 to 9 October.
FRA provided training on the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights to law drafters in Finland. It was part of a training course on fundamental and human rights when drafting laws.
FRA will speak at the official opening of the International Human Rights Day celebration ‘Dignity, Equality, Solidarity’ in Warsaw on 9 December.