EU Fundamental Rights Agency - Publications

Fundamental Rights Agency - Publications

Migration: Key fundamental rights concerns - Quarterly bulletin 1 (18.2.2019)

PaperFebruary2019The EU Agency for Fundamental Rights has been regularly collecting data on migration since November 2015. This report focuses on the fundamental rights situation of people arriving in Member States and EU candidate countries particularly affected by large migration movements.

Working with Roma: Participation and empowerment of local communities - Summary (21.1.2019)

SummaryJanuary2019This summary report presents the key findings of the fieldwork to identify and understand the operation of barriers to and drivers of successful investment in Roma inclusion and the FRA opinions stemming from them.

FRA publications 2018 (14.12.2018)

OtherDecember2018A summary of all FRA reports published in 2018.

Unmasking bias motives in crimes: selected cases of the European Court of Human Rights (12.12.2018)

PaperDecember2018This paper discusses the evolution of European Court of Human Rights case law relating to hate crime, providing an update on the most recent rulings. Approaching hate crime from a fundamental rights perspective, it shows how Member State authorities’ duty to effectively investigate the bias motivation of crimes flows from key human rights instruments, such as the European Convention on Human Rights.

Experiences and perceptions of antisemitism - Second survey on discrimination and hate crime against Jews in the EU (10.12.2018)

ReportDecember2018This report outlines the main findings of FRA’s second survey on Jewish people’s experiences with hate crime, discrimination and antisemitism in the European Union – the biggest survey of Jewish people ever conducted worldwide. Covering 12 EU Member States, the survey reached almost 16,500 individuals who identify as being Jewish. It follows up on the agency’s first survey, conducted in seven countries in 2012.

Preventing unlawful profiling today and in the future: a guide (5.12.2018)

ReportDecember2018This guide explains what profiling is, the legal frameworks that regulate it, and why conducting profiling lawfully is both necessary to comply with fundamental rights and crucial for effective policing and border management. The guide also provides practical guidance on how to avoid unlawful profiling in police and border management operations.

From institutions to community living for persons with disabilities: perspectives from the ground (4.12.2018)

ReportDecember2018The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities commits both the EU and all of its Member States to realising the right of persons with disabilities to live independently in the community – which includes achieving deinstitutionalisation for those residing in institutional settings. But much remains to be done to make this a reality in practice. This report presents the main insights gained during fieldwork on the drivers of and barriers to deinstitutionalisation. Focusing on the local level, it gives voice to a diverse set of actors – most importantly, to people with disabilities themselves.

From institutions to community living for persons with disabilities – perspectives from the ground - Summary (4.12.2018)

SummaryDecember2018The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) wanted to contribute to making steps to implement deinstitutionalisation more effective, by capturing concrete evidence of what is and what is not working on the ground. To do this, the agency conducted extensive fieldwork research in five EU Member States at different stages of the deinstitutionalisation process. This summary report presents the key findings of that fieldwork and the FRA opinions stemming from them.

Being Black in the EU (28.11.2018)

ReportNovember2018Almost twenty years after adoption of EU laws forbidding discrimination, people of African descent in the EU face widespread and entrenched prejudice and exclusion. This report outlines selected results from FRA's second large-scale EU-wide survey on migrants and minorities (EU-MIDIS II). It examines the experiences of almost 6,000 people of African descent in 12 EU Member States.

Civil society space: views of organisations (26.11.2018)

PaperNovember2018Civil society organisations play a critical role in democracies, and the importance of their work is widely recognised in international legal and policy documents. However, they face many obstacles when it comes to their day-to-day work. Based on the results of an online consultation with FRA's civil society network, the Fundamental Rights Platform (FRP), in September 2018, this paper complements the January 2018 report.