Newsroom

In this vlog, FRA Director Michael O'Flaherty highlights the need to work together to tackle hate and discrimination in our societies.
On 21 January, FRA took part at a conference on border management in Vilnius.
On 19 January, FRA held the third meeting of the Working Group on improving hate crime recording, data collection and reporting.
If we are serious about protecting fundamental rights, we need to start listening to young people and what they have to tell us. This message came through very strongly at the Fundamental Rights Forum 2021. As we kick off the European Year of Youth 2022, let’s look at why listening to young people is key to protecting their rights.
-
FRA will present its capacity-building resources during the network conference of the Council of Europe’s Human Rights Education for Legal Professionals (HELP) Programme.
On 20 January, FRA will take part in the second meeting of the Working Group on Equality and Values in Education and Training.
On 18 January, FRA will speak about the fundamental rights implications of the large-scale EU IT systems used in migration.
-
FRA will take part in two European Commission workshops that aim to help prepare a legislative proposal on binding standards for Equality Bodies.
A new report looks at how EU agencies address the socioeconomic effects of sustainable development.
News Item
FRA wishes you a wonderful break. See you again in 2022. Don't forget to check out our 2021 publications overview!
In this vlog, FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty highlights the important role young people have in creating solutions and addressing challenges in our societies. FRA will establish dialogues between policymakers and young people in 2022 so that we find a way forward together.
The OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR) launched its policy brief Border Management and Human Rights.
The Handbook on European non-discrimination law – 2018 edition is now also available in Swedish.
FRA contributed to training Schengen evaluators on 6-10 December in Lisbon in the field of return and external borders.
On 8 December, FRA presented Charterpedia, the agency’s database on information related to the EU’s Fundamental Rights Charter to the staff at the European Union’s Court of Justice (CJEU).
On 8 and 10 December, FRA participated in two panels at the 16th Internet Governance Forum 2021.
FRA will join virtually the plenary meeting of the Spanish Council for the Elimination of Racial or Ethnic Discrimination on 17 December.
FRA will join virtually the plenary meeting of the Spanish Council for the Elimination of Racial or Ethnic Discrimination on 17 December. There will be a debate introducing a question on ethnic origin in statistics, surveys and studies.
The treatment of migrants at EU borders continues to be a pressing fundamental rights concern. Recurring deaths at land and sea are a tragic reminder of the urgent need for fundamental rights-compliant solutions, says the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) on the eve of International Migrants Day on 18 December.
-
FRA’s Executive Board and Management Board will meet via videoconference on 16 and 17 December.