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The Agency joined a consultative meeting of the OSCE’s Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) in Warsaw on 24 November concerning a survey on hate crime against selected communities in Poland.
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The Agency contributed to the Annual Conference on Countering Terrorism in the EU, a regular event organised by ERA, the Academy of European Law.
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The Italian inter-ministerial committee on human rights hosted a public event on 20 November where some 70 people participated.
The Agency held a workshop on equality data collection at the annual legal seminar of the European network of legal experts in gender equality and non-discrimination on 1 December.
An expert meeting in Strasbourg on 20 November looked at various legal aspects of complaints mechanisms for human rights violations during border controls and expulsions.
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On 21 November, the Agency presented the key findings of the Fundamental Rights Report 2017 in Madrid to a seminar that was jointly organised by the General Secretariat of Immigration and Emigration of the Ministry of Employment and Social Security and the Comillas Pontifical University.
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The Agency Director will visit Poland from 30 November to 1 December to discuss fundamental rights issues with government representatives, human rights bodies and civil society.
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This year the Agency will join forces with the ‘this human world’ International Human Rights Film Festival that runs from 30 November to 10 December in Vienna.
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An awareness day on preventing discriminatory violence in cities is being organised in Dunkirk by the European Forum for Urban Security (EFUS).
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The Agency will take part in the MANEO international conference on LGBT* hate crime in Berlin from 30 November to 1 December.
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During a seminar at the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions’ General Assembly, the Agency will speak about the state of play of engagement between the EU and NHRIs.
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The Agency will focus on the risk of human rights violations at the local level and the role of local authorities during a workshop on human rights perspectives in the Urban Agenda.
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The Agency will take part in the final conference of the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions’ project on the Human rights of older people and long-term care on 28 November in Brussels.
The Heads of the EU’s Justice and Home Affairs Agencies and high-level EU representatives will meet at the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA) to discuss joint actions to support the implementation of the EU’s priorities in the area of freedom, security and justice on 28 November in Lisbon.
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Policy makers and Roma stakeholders from across Europe will come together during the 11th meeting of the European Platform for Roma Inclusion to reaffirm their commitment to Roma inclusion and to discuss possible way forward to ensure progress.
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FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty and Austria’s President, Alexander Van der Bellen, had a frank discussion on Europe’s fundamental rights situation.
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The Head of FRA’s Freedoms and Justice Department took part in the Estonian Presidency security research conference from 14 to 15 November in Tallinn.
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On 17 October The Agency presented to EU Member States its views on the impact of the implementation of Eurosur on fundamental rights, following an invitation by the European Commission.
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The Agency gave a keynote speech at the ‘Forum on State of Civil Society and Civic Space in Europe’ in Tallinn on 16 November. The event was organised by the Network of Estonian NGOs (NENO).
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The Agency outlined current fundamental rights challenges in the EU and spoke of their potential during events at the Cypriot Parliament from 14-15 November.