FRA and Council of Europe strengthen their cooperation

Joint event
FRA Director will visit the Council of Europe on 21-22 September in Strasbourg.

He will exchange views with the Group on External Relations of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers.

He will also have bilateral meetings with European Court of Human Rights President Robert Spano, Parliamentary Assembly President Rik Daems, Human Rights Commissioner Dunja Mijatović, Human Rights and Rule of Law Director General Christos Giakoumopoulos and Anti-Discrimination Director Jeroen Schokkenbroek.

The discussions will focus on how to further strengthen cooperation between FRA and Council of Europe.

The visit also offers an opportunity to exchange views on current and future priorities. These include the European Union Fundamental Rights Information System (EFRIS), artificial intelligence, migration and asylum, civil society, Roma and Travellers, social rights, the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on fundamental rights, and the Fundamental Rights Forum 2021.

FRA’s Director will also meet Heads of EU missions to the Council of Europe and the EU Delegation Head Meglena Kuneva.