FRA Director to visit Greek migration hotspots - EU monitor

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FRA Director to visit Greek migration hotspots

date October 14, 2019 - October 15, 2019
city Lesvos/Athene, Greece
organisation European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) i

FRA has been regularly visiting Greek migration hotspots since 2016.

These visits serve as a basis for evidence-based fundamental rights support and advice to Greek authorities, the European Commission and relevant EU agencies.

On 14 and 15 October, FRA’s Director will visit Lesvos and meet with national authorities in Athens, where he will discuss how the Agency can best support authorities in addressing fundamental rights challenges in the hotspots.

The Director will also provide Greek authorities with an update on the current and past activities as well as outline the FRA’s future plans in Greece.


European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)

The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) provides independent, evidence-based advice to EU and national decision makers, thereby helping to make debates, policies and legislation on fundamental rights better informed and targeted.

What it does

FRA advises EU institutions and national governments on fundamental rights, particularly in the areas of:

  • discrimination
  • access to justice
  • racism & xenophobia
  • data protection
  • victims’ rights
  • children's rights.


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