In this video blog Michael O'Flaherty focuses on EuroPride and the need to stand up for the fundamental rights of the LGBTIQ community.
Almost one quarter of trafficked victims registered in the EU are children. EU child victims are twice the number of non EU child victims, with girls especially targeted. So what can be done? A new guide developed by FRA suggests 10 ways to protect children moving across EU Member States without parental care.
The International Press Institute World Congress took place in Geneva from 4 to 5 June. While there, FRA alongside France TV, Google and Twitter, took part in a panel debate on ‘Stopping hacks, data abuse and disinformation in Europe: what works and who’s responsible’.
Civil society organisations largely understand the EU’s new data protection rules. But they find it challenging to implement them even though it did not much affect their daily work, finds a FRA focus paper one year after the rules took effect.
FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty will be one of the keynote speakers at the civil society days of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC), on 12 June.
A EuroPride conference this year will take place from 12 to 14 June in Vienna. FRA Director Michael O’Flaherty will deliver the conference keynote speech on where we are, how we got there and where we need to go.
A new FRA focus paper questions the quality of data behind automated decision-making and underlines the need to pay more attention to improving data quality in artificial intelligence.
FRA will take part in a hearing on 11 June in Brussels organised by the European Economic and Social Committee concerning discriminatory practices against Roma in employment and recruitment.
FRA will have an active role in this year’s RightsCon, which is one of the world’s largest summits on human rights in the digital age.
FRA took part at the second meeting of the Education and Training 2020 Working Group on Promoting Common Values and Inclusive Education.
Many people across the EU risk being left behind, as growing intolerance and attacks on people’s fundamental rights continue to erode the considerable progress achieved to date, finds FRA’s Fundamental Rights Report 2019.
Biometric data offers both opportunities and challenges with respect to fundamental rights.
FRA will host trainers from the Member States and Schengen Associated Countries, the European Commission and Frontex responsible for training experts who evaluate the application of the Schengen acquis in the fields of border management, return and readmission.
On 4 June, FRA gave a keynote presentation via video conference to a roundtable discussion in Bucharest on the detention of migrant children and alternatives to detention.
FRA presented its work on independent living at two events in Vienna that looked into possibilities of how to ensure that people with disabilities can equally participate in society.
FRA will provide training on how to protect and promote child rights in the work of the European Parliament to parliament staff on 5 June in Brussels.
On 1 December this year it will be 10 years that the EU’s Charter of Fundamental Rights entered into legal force. To mark a decade of human rights protection through a written bill of rights at EU level, FRA has put the anniversary branding on its website.
FRA hosted a workshop on 30 May on empowering socially excluded people to participate in designing, implementing and monitoring policies.
FRA will take part in the 4th joint meeting of the informal group of experts on child rights and the informal group on the protection of children in migration.
FRA’s Director will attend the Global Forum of the American Jewish Committee on 3 and 4 June in Washington DC.