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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.
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OSCE’s ODHIR held its annual meeting of national contact points on hate crime on 16 November.
The Agency spoke about the drivers of equality for LGBTI people as identified by public officials across the EU, during a meeting of the European Parliament’s intergroup on LGBTI Rights, which was also attended by Commissioner Jourova.
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During a meeting at Eurojust in The Hague, judges and other practitioners experienced in handling transfers across the EU came together with the European Commission and the European Judicial Network to provide input into a draft checklist developed by the Agency.
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The Agency joined the kick-off meeting in Athens on 23 November for the 2014-2021 EEA-Norway Grants’ Roma inclusion and empowerment programme in Greece.
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The Agency attended the first Congress of Roma feminism in Madrid from 17 to 18 November.
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On 15 November, the Agency took part in the meeting of the board of strategic advice set up for the EU-funded Synergies for Europe’s Research Infrastructures in the Social Sciences (SERISS) project.
The 2015 legal update on how lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) persons are protected against discrimination on grounds of sexual orientation, gender identity and sex characteristics in the EU is now available in French and German.
Recent allegations from around the world have once again underlined what many women have long known: violence, harassment and hatred towards women are features of their daily lives. As 25 November marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) lends its voice to the EU’s campaign #SayNoStopVAW and the global #metoo campaign to help put an end to the widespread violence that affects millions of women.
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Officials from the Office of the Ukrainian Parliament’s Commissioner for Human Rights will visit the Agency on 24 November.
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The European Youth Forum (EYF) has invited the Agency to run a workshop at their annual Council of Members Meeting in Cascais, Portugal, on 24 November.