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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.
The EU Asylum Agency (EUAA) held the first meeting of the working groups for drafting standards and indicators on reception conditions and vulnerabilities.
On 8 December, FRA presented key findings of its report on Guardianship for unaccompanied children at a roundtable in the European Parliament.
FRA contributed to a two-day multi-stakeholder dialogue conference on civic space.
On 7-8 December, FRA attended the high-level group on non-discrimination, equality and diversity.
In this video, human rights leaders, experts and activists share their views on the human rights impact of the Russian war of aggression in Ukraine.
On 8 December, FRA will join the European crime prevention award conference in Prague.
Artificial intelligence is everywhere and affects everyone. A new report from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) looks at the use of artificial intelligence in predictive policing and offensive speech detection. It demonstrates how bias in algorithms appears and how it can affect people’s lives. This is the first time FRA provides hands-on evidence on how biases develop. The Agency calls on policymakers to ensure AI is tested for biases that could lead to discrimination.
FRA joined the meeting of the antisemitism working group initiated by the EU coordinator on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life.
On 22 and 23 November, the FRA Director met with Swedish government officials in Stockholm in the run-up to the Presidency of the Council of the EU.