People fleeing Russia’s invasion of Ukraine are widely supported across Europe. But they face challenges in education, finding work and making ends meet, as results from the latest survey from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) reveal. The results should guide policymakers to find sustainable solutions that benefit both the people who fled and their host societies.
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From 16 to 17 February, FRA took part in the second of two workshops aimed at supporting and feeding into the preparation of the EU’s 2023 report annual Strategic Foresight Report.
FRA co-chaired the Frontex Consultative Forum meeting, alongside the UN Refugee Agency.
FRA addressed the Council of the EU’s Fundamental Rights, Citizens Rights and Free Movement of Persons Working Group (FREMP) on 23 February.
The Swedish Presidency of the Council of the European Union hosted a high-level conference on the implementation of National Action Plans against Racism.
FRA will take part in the annual meeting of European Presidents of Bar and Law Societies.
Victims of crime across the EU still do not receive adequate support or protection, finds a new report of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA). Measures that could help respect victims’ rights are lacking or not well used. On European Day for Victims of Crime, FRA calls on EU countries to better protect victims, improve victim support and facilitate crime reporting.
FRA took part in a meeting of the European Migration Network (EMN) Return Expert Group.
On 8 February, FRA’s Director exchanged views with the Council of Europe’s GREVIO expert group on monitoring the implementation of the Istanbul Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence.
FRA actively took part in the plenary meeting of the Council of Europe Committee on Artificial Intelligence (CAI) from 1 to 3 February.
FRA Director, Michael O’Flaherty, will deliver a video message at the closing conference of the 2023 edition of the Human Rights go local Winter Academy.
From 8 to 9 February, FRA will take part virtually in a meeting of the Working Group on Equality and Values in Education and Training.
FRA’s Director will meet the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk on 6 February in Geneva.
On 30 January, the Knowledge Sharing Unit of the European Court for Human Rights presented their newly-established ECHR Knowledge Sharing Platform to FRA.
The EFRIS advisory group brings together the main partners in the EU Fundamental Rights Information System (EFRIS) project.
FRA took part in a workshop in Athens on 30 January on the transition to adulthood for unaccompanied children.
FRA moderated a panel at a conference organised by major EU-funded research consortia dealing with AI technologies used by law enforcement.
FRA attended a meeting of the Criminal Law Committee of the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE).
Many cities throughout the European Union hosted people fleeing Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine. To gauge how cities addressed Europe largest humanitarian crisis since World War II, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) approached selected cities in the EU.
FRA will take part in ELSA’s International Strategy meeting.