EU sets up Fundamental Rights Agency in Vienna

EU sets up Fundamental Rights Agency in Vienna


The launch of the new Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA) in Vienna on March 1 will further boost the protection and promotion of fundamental rights in Europe, speakers at the opening ceremony said. EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso praised the promotion of human rights as one Europe’s greatest gifts to the world. “The history of protection and promotion of fundamental rights has a distinctly European flavour,” he said. The agency’s main functions are information gathering, analysis and pr...


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