The Fundamental Rights Agency: a minimalist conception of human rights

20/09/2005 – Amnesty International welcomes in principle the creation of an EU Fundamental Rights Agency after repeatedly calling for effective monitoring and correction mechanisms. However, what we see is a strong push for a minimalist conception of the agency in order to ensure that something is put in place quickly that fits existing structures and that does not offend political sensitivities (Article by Dick Oosting).