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 #Call4Peace initiative

#Call4Peace initiative: Open letter to European Union, through the Belgian Presidency of the Council of the EU, "Peace for Israel and Palestine grounded in international law"

100 signatories, former ministers, high-ranking diplomats, prominent scholars, humanitarian leaders, writers, artists, spiritual leaders and Nobel Peace Prize laureates, are addressing an urgent ...

Last update 2 Feb 2024
An unidentified Coast Guard crew member aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma provides medical aid to an evacuated Haitian
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FRA: Published new report reviewing the European Border and Coast Guard Regulation (EU)

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) report delves into the significance of fundamental rights in European border management, emphasizing their impact on various activities such as ...

Last update 31 Dec 2023
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FRA: Children who fled Ukraine face rights challenges in the EU

The EU Fundamental Rights Agency's (FRA) latest bulletin focuses on the impact of the massive displacement caused by Russia's aggression against Ukraine, particularly on the 1.3 million children ...

Last update 9 Nov 2023
Older person in front of a laptop while he writes with a pen on a paper sheet
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FRA: new report on ‘Fundamental Rights of older persons: ensuring access to public services in digital society’

As the European ageing population increases, the growing digitalization of our society becomes an issue. Only 1 in 4 people between the ages of 65 and 74 possess basic digital skills, representing ...

Last update 1 Nov 2023
Hands surrounding people from different generations. Everything is surrounded by the European flag stars.
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FRA: report on protecting human rights defenders

As the director of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), Michael O'Flaherty, points out, “civil society is essential to respectful societies that uphold human dignity.” ...

Last update 18 Sep 2023
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The European Union deposited the instrument of approval of the “Istanbul Convention”

The European Union has ratified the Council of Europe Convention on preventing and combating violence against women and domestic violence (CETS No. 210), known as “Istanbul ...

Last update 11 Sep 2023
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FRA: report on six steps to prevent future tragedies at sea

The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published a short report advising the EU on what to do in order to preclude more deaths at sea. FRA asks for a comprehensive response, appealing to the ...

Last update 11 Sep 2023
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FRA: end discrimination and ethnic profiling

Racism and discrimination during police checks are still common in European countries. This is the conclusion of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)in ‘Your Rights Matter: Police ...

Last update 11 Aug 2023
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FRA: published report on migration situation in the EU

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights has published a report regarding concerns and improvements of migrants rights, asylum seekers and refugees. Assessing the EU Member State’s ...

Last update 26 Jun 2023
Diritti negati e detenzione: la tragica realtà dei migranti arrivati in Italia nella relazione del Garante al Parlamento
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United Nations: horror for the migrant shipwreck off Greek coast

Dozen more deaths appeared in the Mediterranean after an overloaded boat capsized off the coast of Greece. Last reports contained at least 79 bodies of men, women and children and authorities ...

Last update 26 Jun 2023
UN Habitat, I'm a City Changer, Campaign to promote sustainable cities
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FRA: available the practical guidance for human rights cities in the EU

The European Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has published a Practical Guidance to help cities improve their efforts to respect human rights. The guidance has been designed together with cities, ...

Last update 15 Jun 2023
Artificial intelligence and big data
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FRA: a human rights approach to AI services across Europe

As requested by the European Parliament, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) released a report updating a study made in 2017 about the effects of intelligence services in human ...

Last update 6 Jun 2023
LGBTI+ rights
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European Commission: new report on LGBTIQ rights in Europe

The European Commission has launched a report on the progress on the implementation of the LGBTIQ rights in Europe. According to Helena Dalli, the EU Commissioner for Equality, the document is part ...

Last update 23 May 2023
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FRA: New indicators towards the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) has launched a report with indicators about the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). The document is organized in ...

Last update 11 May 2023
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European Solidarity Corps: New Humanitarian Aid Volunteering Action Call

The first projects, under the new Humanitarian Aid Volunteering action, starting in 2023 and presented by the European Solidarity Corps, will need volunteers to join the projects and help with the ...

Last update 25 Jan 2023