FRANET is the multidisciplinary research network of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights. It is composed of teams of legal and social experts in each EU Member State and one team of experts for research and analysis at the EU and international level. These teams of experts conduct research and analysis upon request from FRA and provide relevant data to FRA on fundamental rights issues to enable and facilitate the Agency’s comparative analyses. Human European Consultancy manages the country team for Romania and the EU and international comparative analysis team, the latter with four international partners.
The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) assists EU institutions and EU Member States in the promotion and protection of fundamental human rights by collecting information and providing expertise through, among others, comparative legal and social research within FRANET. FRANET is FRA’s research network, composed of (contracted) teams of legal and social experts in each EU Member State and one team of experts for research and analysis at the EU and international level that collects information and provides research and analysis that enables FRA to perform its role. Key research areas are victims’ rights, data protection, equal treatment and non-discrimination, children’s rights, rights of people with disabilities and asylum and migration.
The research conducted by the teams has provided input on the FRA publications on the topics mentioned above, see the FRA publications at http://fra.europa.eu/en/publications-and-resources.
FRANET (October 2014 – October 2018)
Romania, European Union