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6th Dec 2023

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Frontex hires rights officer

Jonas Grimheden will become Frontex's fundamental rights officer. Grimheden is set to start his new job in June, amid intense scrutiny over the agency's long delay in hiring staff tasked to make sure rights violations are not taking place. 40 such monitors should have been hired by December, but only 20 have so far been hired.

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Can Green Deal survive the 2024 European election?

Six months ahead of the EU elections, knocking an 'elitist' climate agenda is looking like a vote-winner to some. Saving the Green Deal and the EU's climate ambitions starts with listening to Europeans who are struggling to make ends meet.

Afghanistan is a 'forever emergency,' says UN head

Afghanistan is a "forever emergency" rendered worse by an isolated country intent on dismantling human rights, says UN refugee agency (UNHCR) representative for the country, Leonard Zulu.

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