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The European Coalition for Corporate Justice will hold a debate on 11 October on unpacking the EU’s Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive.
Over 28,100 people have died or been lost at sea in the Mediterranean since 2014 trying to reach safety. These figures from the International Organization for Migration underline the human tragedy haunting Europe. The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) tracks the ongoing struggles civil society face rescuing people in distress in the Mediterranean Sea.
FRA will deliver an online session on equality data collection as part of the Council of Europe’s InSchool project training programme.
FRA will host a joint workshop in Brussels with the European Committee of the Regions on long-term solutions for displaced people from Ukraine.
The European Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ENNHRI) will host a meeting in Brussels on 10 October on protecting environmental defenders.
FRA presented its report on how to prevent and respond to deaths at sea to the European Contact Group on Search and Rescue on 2 October.
FRA took part in the 2023 International Digital Security Forum in Vienna on 20 September.
On 2 October, FRA contributed to a CEPOL train-the-trainers event on EU Information Systems and Interoperability.
The Council of Europe held a preparatory meeting on 4 October of the Consultation Group on the Children of Ukraine.
On 29 September, FRA provided fundamental rights insights during the final conference of the SHARED project.
On 10 October, FRA will welcome the Seniors Office of the City of Vienna.
The Vice Chair of FRA's Management Board, Rick Lawson, will speak on behalf of the FRA Director at the 10-years Anniversary event of the European Network of National Human Rights Institutions.
FRA Director will visit the Council of Europe on 5 October in Strasbourg.
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FRA will take part in a contingency plan exercise organised by the Finnish Border Guard in Helsinki and Southeast Finland.
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FRA Director, Michael O’Flaherty delivers a keynote to the opening plenary of the OSCE Human Dimension Conference in Warsaw on 2 October.
FRA Director will be a keynote speaker at the 2023 OSCE Warsaw Human Dimension Conference Council on 2 October in Warsaw.
The meeting will take place online on Monday 2 October 2023 from 11:00-15:30 CEST.
The Annual General Meeting of FRA’s Fundamental Rights Platform will take place online on 2 October.
FRA's Executive Board and Management Board will convene on 29 September.
The scale of displacement resulting from the Russian aggression against Ukraine is immense; of the 4 million displaced people receiving temporary protection in the European Union, 1.3 million are children. The latest Ukraine bulletin from the EU Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) explores the fundamental rights impact of the war on these children, the practical challenges they face and possible ways forward in their best interests. It highlights particular instances where the needs of children are not being met and their rights not fully respected, protected or fulfilled.