External publications

February 20, 2019

New general policy guidelines on strengthening equality bodies to combat discrimination and intolerance

The new General Policy Recommendation of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance (ECRI) draws on existing good practices and focuses on the key elements for […]
February 20, 2019

Oppression Squared: D/deaf and disabled trans experience in Europe

February 20, 2019

Civil society under threat, Fundamental Rights Agency finds

December 17, 2018
Integrated Polices - Integrated Approach

Istanbul Convention: Preventing and Combating Violence against Women

The Istanbul Convention is widely recognised as the most far-reaching legal instrument to prevent and combat violence against women and domestic violence as a violation of human rights. Since its opening for signature in 2011, it has garnered significant support at all levels: national, regional and local governments, the public, parliaments, other national, regional and international human rights organisations, civil society organisations, media and academia. It has been awarded national and international prizes for its vision to keep women and girls safe from violence. The Istanbul Convention has given ratifying countries an incentive to incorporate gender-based violence into existing legislation, thus offering additional protection for women.
December 14, 2018

Preventing unlawful profiling today and in the future: a guide

This newly published guide of the FRA 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.
December 10, 2018

Persistent antisemitism hangs over EU

Antisemitic hate speech, harassment and fear of being recognised as Jewish; these are some of the realities of being Jewish in the EU today. It appears to be getting worse, finds a major repeat survey of Jews from the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights, the largest ever of its kind worldwide.
December 4, 2018

From institutions to community living for persons with disabilities

Choosing where to live, with whom, and what to eat, when, are some of the realities of independent living that most of us take for granted. But for people with disabilities theory and practice can be worlds apart, finds the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights’ latest report. It explores what enables and what hinders the drive towards independent community living for people with disabilities.
November 28, 2018

Antisemitism – Overview of data available in the European Union 2007-2017

This report published by the European Union Agency on Fundamental Rights (FRA) provides an overview of data on antisemitism as recorded by international organisations and by official and unofficial sources in the 28 European Union (EU) Member States, based on their own definitions and categorisations.
November 28, 2018

Guidance note on the practical application of Council Framework Decision on combating racism and xenophobia

28 November 2018 marks the 10-year anniversary of the EU Framework on combating racism & xenophobia. On the occasion of its 10-year anniversary, a guidance note on the practical application of the EU Framework Decision on combating racism and xenophobia has been adopted by the EU High Level Group on combating racism, xenophobia and other forms of intolerance.