FRA will speak to the Council of the EU’s Working Party on Fundamental Rights, Citizens Rights and Free Movement of Persons (FREMP) on 13 May in Brussels. The meeting will be dedicated to the end of the International Decade for People of African Descent.
FRA delivered a lecture on 23 April in The Hague on AI and fundamental rights as part of the 2024 Spring Academy on AI and International Law, convened by the TMC Asser Institute.
On 8 May, FRA will welcome a group of Master’s students from the Central European University specialising in EU human rights law and public policy studies.
Sirpa Rautio
FRA Director's keynote speech during the European Conference on Antisemitism in Vienna on 6 May 2024. She addressed the high-level panel on 'Antisemitism as the “new normal”? Addressing rising antisemitism effectively at universities and on social media'.
FRA’s director will deliver a keynote speech on 6 May at a European Conference on Antisemitism. She will join a High-Level Panel on ‘Antisemitism as the new normal?’.
On 6 May, FRA will present key findings from its new report on ‘Addressing Racism in Policing’.
FRA trained staff of the Hungarian National Directorate-General for Aliens Policing and representatives of the National Police Headquarters dealing with return/readmission in Budapest on 15 April.
FRA contributed to the training of Schengen evaluators on 22-26 April in Budapest on returns and the management of external borders
On 30 April, FRA will hold a webinar on Mapping Child Protection Systems in the EU – Update 2023. The webinar will take place from 14:00-15:30 pm CEST.
FRA addressed the OSCE’s Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on 23-23 April in Vienna. FRA focused on how to support and protect human rights defenders, and on the specific support needs that human rights defenders in exile have.
FRA Director Sirpa Rautio and the Council of Europe Secretary General Marija Pejčinović Burić will meet on 25 April in Vienna. They will exchange views on current challenges to human rights in Europe and the importance of respecting fundamental rights standards.
FRA presented findings from its report on ‘EU funds: Ensuring compliance with fundamental rights’ to a committee of the European Social Fund Plus (ESF+). It brings together a government representative from all Member States, and representatives of workers' organisations and employers' organisations.
FRA attended the European Guardianship Network meeting in Rome from 16 to 17 April. FRA presented developments on guardianship for unaccompanied children in the Asylum and Migration Pact.
FRA took part at the fifth edition of Civil Society Roundtable series on ‘Establishing a Multi-stakeholder Approach to Effective Implementation & Enforcement: The EU Digital Services Act (DSA)’.
FRA will hold its regular meeting with its National Liaison Officers (NLOs) from 23 to 24 April online. The NLOs are FRA’s main contact points in Member States and in observer States to the work of FRA.
On 19 April, a workshop on fundamental rights data collection will take place at FRA. The objective is to provide expertise to Albanian authorities in developing fundamental rights data collection methodologies.
FRA took part in an expert meeting on procedural rights for people in detention. EuroPris and the European Commission held the meeting in Brussels on 10 April.
FRA joined a workshop for judges and prosecutors organised by the European Judicial Network.
The Concluding Conference Statement on the role of National Human Rights Institutions in implementing the EU’s Fundamental Rights Charter is now available. The conference took place in Brussels from 21-22 March.
The European Judicial Training Network will hold a seminar at FRA from 18 to 19 April on applying the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights.