European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)

Agence des droits fondamentaux de l'Union européenne
Agencia de los Derechos Fundamentales de la Unión Europea
Agentur der Europäischen Union für Gründrechte
Bureau van de Europese Unie voor de Grondrechten

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URL: http://www.fra.europa.eu/

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Founded

2007-02-15

History

15 Feb 2007, by Council Regulation (EC) No 168/2007 of E-XE3068 - Council of the European Union. Inaugurated 1 Mar 2007. Successor to U-XE3762 - European Monitoring Centre on Racism and Xenophobia (EUMC). Previously also referred to in Spanish and Dutch as Agencia de los Derechos Fundamentales de la Unión Europea -- Bureau van de Europese Unie voor de Grondrechten. A decentralized agency of F-XF2147 - European Union (EU).

Aims

Provide assistance and expertise relating to fundamental rights to EU institutions and Member States, when implementing European Union law; engage in data collection, improving comparability and reliability of data, research and analysis; cooperate with international organizations, national specialized bodies and civil society; raise public awareness of fundamental rights; formulate conclusions and opinions to policy makers, partner organizations and those who implement policy and take action on the ground.

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Structure

Management Board, consisting of one independent person from each Member State, one independent person appointed by Council of Europe and 2 representatives of E-XE2442 - European Commission (EC). Executive Board; Scientific Committee; Director. Units (5): Research and Data; Technical Assistance and Capacity Building; Communications and Events; Institutional Cooperation and Networks; Corporate Services.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 10: Reduced InequalityGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

XM3280

Last News

2019

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