Dr Martins Paparinskis member of the Management Board of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights
21 September 2017
Dr Martins Paparinskis, Reader in Public International Law and Director of Graduate Research Studies at UCL Faculty of Laws, has been appointed as a member of the Management Board of the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) by Latvia.
FRA was established in 2007 as an EU Agency with the specific task of providing independent, evidence-based advice on fundamental rights. The agency’s 90 staff members include legal experts, political and social scientists, statisticians, and communication and networking experts. Their work is guided by the FRA Management Board. The Board is responsible for defining the agency’s work priorities, approving its budget, and monitoring its work. It is comprised of independent experts, one appointed by each Member State, two European Commission representatives, and one independent expert appointed by the Council of Europe to sit on the board.