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FRA and United Nations strengthen their cooperation

FRA’s Director visited the United Nations in Geneva on 18 November.

He had wide-ranging talks with Nada Al-Nashif, the United Nations’ Deputy High Commissioner for Human Rights, and Gillian Triggs, UN Assistant Secretary General and Assistant High Commissioner for Protection in the team of the UN’s High Commissioner for Refugees. Both expressed their highest appreciation for the good cooperation with FRA and the value of the agency’s scientific evidence and data. They discussed how to further develop cooperation between FRA and the Office for the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the UN’s High Commissioner for Refugees. It was agreed that FRA will host the 3rd FRA-OHCHR Senior Management Meeting in Vienna in 2022. They also exchanged views on the overall situation of fundamental rights in the European Union, and migration and asylum.