Tag Archives: FRA

16.7.2014, fra.europa.eu – FRA Director highlights need to strengthen fundamental rights across the EU

Despite the numerous fundamental rights achievements that the EU has made over the years, many people across Europe continue to suffer. Greater access to justice for victims and a stronger institutional framework for fundamental rights are two areas of particular note that the FRA Director, Morten Kjaerum, highlighted when addressing the Council Working Party on Fundamental Rights, Citizens’ Rights and ... Read More »

11.7.2014, fra.europa.eu – FRA publishes highlights of key developments in fundamental rights in 2013

The EU and its Member States took further important steps in the protection and promotion of fundamental rights last year, as FRA’s just-released summary of its Annual report highlights. This year’s Annual report summary – Highlights 2013 – puts the spotlight on key legal and policy developments in the field of fundamental rights in 2013. These include new international commitments, ... Read More »

7.7.2014, FRA – Fundamental Rights Agency works with Gender Institute to help combat violence against women

In response to EU Council conclusions from 5-6 June 2014 on ‘Preventing and combating all forms of violence against women and girls’, which called on relevant EU Agencies ‘to continue their efforts to combat violence against women and to strengthen their cooperation and pool their expertise’ – FRA will make available the dataset from its EU-wide survey on violence against ... Read More »

4.7.2014, fra.europe.eu – FRA helps build critical mass for rights protection, says UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, acknowledged the agency’s role in helping to build a critical mass to promote and protect fundamental rights within the EU. Her comments were made during her visit to FRA on 3 July to talk of her experiences leading the global struggle for human rights. The FRA Director Morten Kjaerum welcomed her ... Read More »

6.6.2014, fra.europa.eu – How to strengthen Europe’s fundamental rights protection: FRA suggests ways forward

As EU ministers meet to discuss the future of the EU’s policies on freedom, security and justice, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) outlines practical suggestions in its Annual report about how to ensure people in the EU can have their rights better protected. It also maps out the fundamental rights challenges and achievements that took place over the ... Read More »

22.5.2014, fra.europa.eu – Local engagement with Roma communities

FRA (European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights) will conduct local site visits to two municipalities that have been selected for the pilot phase of the FRA’s local engagement for Roma inclusion (LERI) project: Mantua, Italy on 22-23 May and Hrabušice, Slovakia on 26 May. FRA will present the project to local authorities, representatives of the Roma communities, civil society organisations ... Read More »

29.1.2014. – fra.europa.eu: FRA feeds into debate on future justice and home affairs in the EU

FRA has published a paper on “Fundamental rights in the future of the European Union’s Justice and Home Affairs”. It outlines key fundamental rights considerations for the short- and medium-term future of justice and home affairs in the EU. The paper is the Agency’s contribution to the ongoing debate of the EU institutions and the Member States on the future ... Read More »

3.12.2013, fra.europa.eu – FRA izdala političko trening uputstvo zasnovano na fundamentalnim pravima

3.decembra 2013.god. Agencija Evropske unije za fundamentalna prava (FRA) je predstavila političko trening uputstvo zasnovano na fundamentalnim pravima na Međunarodnoj konferenciji o edukaciji i treningu o ljudskim pravima za civilne i javne službe u Dablinu, Irska. FRA je domaćin radionice na konferenciji za funkcionere koji sprovode zakon, kako bi predstavila i odgovorila na pitanja o trening uputstvu. Izvor (engleski jezik): ... Read More »

12.12.2013, fra.europa.eu – Evropski Parlament i Savet pozivaju na pojačane napore za integraciju Roma

Savet EU je usvojio 9.decembra preporuku o efektivnim merama za integraciju Roma u državama članicama. Ona ima za cilj da bude vodič državama članicama u poboljšavanju efektivnosti njihovih mera da postignu integraciju Roma i da ojačaju implementaciju njihovih nacionalnih strategija. Pored toga, 12.decembra Evropski Parlament je diskutovao o integraciji Roma. Oslanjajući se na FRA-ove podatke, jedna rezolucija je pozvala da ... Read More »