The Agency will present FRAbot during the GAME CHANGER conference in Leipzig that takes place from 28 to 29 May.
The FRA Director spoke of the need to rebuild a Europe rooted in the universal values of human rights during his keynote address at the FIDE 2018 Congress on 24 May in Estoril.
The Agency was invited to attend and provide input to Eurostat’s consultation with other European Commission Directorates-General concerning their needs and priorities for population statistics from mid-2020s onwards.
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The Agency hosted a closed joint stakeholder meeting on the Local Engagement for Roma Inclusion and the Roma and Traveller Survey projects from 24 to 25 May.
From 16 to 17 May, the Agency attended the 16th meeting of the European Border and Coast Guard Agency’s (Frontex) Consultative Forum.
The European Union and the Council of Europe have reviewed their legal frameworks for the protection of personal data to keep pace with changes in this fast-moving area. Building on the popular practical handbook on European data protection law, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), the Council of Europe and the European Data Protection Supervisor have just published an update as the EU’s new data protection rules take effect and the modernised text of the Council of Europe’s Convention 108 has just been adopted.
The Agency will speak during an event marking 25 years of intelligence and law enforcement oversight in Belgium.
On 25 May, the Agency will receive a delegation from Argentina mainly composed by representatives of the Buenos Aires Argentina Prosecutor's Office and CivesSolutions.
The FRA Director will address speakers during a conference to mark the EU’s new data protection rules entering into force.
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The FRA Director delivered a keynote speech during the FIDE Congress on 24 May in Estoril on fundamental rights law and how Europe now finds itself at a crossroad. ** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY **
The Agency’s surveillance report will be presented during the European Economic and Social Committee’s 2018 Civil Society Days, which takes place from 24 to 25 May in Brussels.
The Agency will take part in a conference on human rights in a digital age in Geneva on 24 May.
The Council of Europe’s European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) will hold its annual seminar for Member States’ Equality Bodies on 24 May.
The Agency will meet with a group of human rights cities and experts on 23 and 24 May in Vienna.
The Agency will take part in the EU Agencies Network meeting in Sopot from 22 to 23 May organised by the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex.
Celebrating 25 years since the landmark Vienna World Conference on Human Rights, international experts will once again convene to give their perspectives on current challenges and best practices in promoting and protecting human rights.
The Agency will attend the Council of Europe’s Ad hoc Committee of Experts on Roma and Travellers’ issues (CAHROM) in Athens on 22 May.
On 22 and 23 May in Sofia, the Agency will give presentations to the Bulgarian EU Presidency seminar on ‘Holocaust, antisemitism the rise of hate crime and hate speech’
From 17 to 18 April, the Agency took part in the first expert meeting on Responses to Violence against Children established by the Ad hoc Committee for the Rights of the Child (CAHENF) in Strasbourg.
From 15 to 16 May, the Agency took part in the meeting of the Eurostat task force charged with developing a survey on gender-based violence.