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FRA will take part in the Council of Europe’s high-level conference ‘Beyond the horizon: a new era for the rights of the child’, on 7 April in Rome.
FRA took part in a meeting of the Advisory Board of the E-Mindful project on migration narratives.
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), the Council of Europe and the European Court of Human Rights issue the second edition of their popular handbook on European child rights law.
On 6 April, FRA will run a webinar on the European Citizens' Initiative (ECI) and how civil society organisations can make use of it.
The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) welcomes the amendment of its founding Regulation, adopted by the Council of the EU today following a proposal by the European Commission and the consent by the European Parliament. The revised Regulation strengthens the Agency's mandate and introduces a number of technical amendments. These will allow FRA to even better promote and help protect the fundamental rights of all people across the EU.
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FRA will join the Privacy Symposium, a conference that takes place in Venice from 5-7 April.
FRA participated in the conference on AI and the Future of Europe in Brussels on 30 March.
FRA attended the online meeting of the EU Asylum Agency’s Training reference group on 29 March.
The first-ever EU Strategy on the Rights of the Child, adopted in 2021, led to the EU child rights network. It met for the first time on 31 March.
The handbook on European non-discrimination law - 2018 edition - is now also available in Estonian, Danish, Latvian and Maltese.
On 29 March, the European Law Institute (ELI) will run a webinar on access to justice, effective remedies, and business and human rights.
On 29 March, FRA will take part in an online working meeting on age equality.
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FRA Director, Michael O'Flaherty, delivers a keynote speech during the OSCE Supplementary Human Dimension Meeting on 28 March in Vienna. The meeting focuses on International cooperation to address violations of international humanitarian law and international human rights law.
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FRA hosted a visit from the Turkish Bar Association on 24 March.
Overwhelming support for the many people fleeing Ukraine. Volunteers, organisations and EU countries provide support and help at the EU borders.
FRA looked at the challenging situation and identified fundamental rights risks, such as discrimination.
High danger of human trafficking, concerns about discrimination and racism, and overreliance on volunteers. These are some of the key fundamental rights issues the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) identified at the EU border check points with Ukraine. While FRA witnessed overwhelming support to everyone fleeing the conflict, the Agency stresses the need to stay vigilant and address arising issues to ensure people’s rights are upheld.
FRA will speak on a panel during the final conference of the Enhancing Stakeholder Awareness and Resources for Hate Crime Victim Support (EStAR) project.