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Blanca Tapia

EU Agency for Fundamental Rights
Programme Manager
Austria

Since July 2016, Blanca Tapia is Programme Manager at the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA), one of the EU’s decentralised agencies set up to provide expert advice to the institutions of the EU and the Member States. Previously, she was FRA Spokesperson/Media Manager, directly working with journalists on issues such as hate crime, racism, xenophobia, migration, gender equality, access to justice, LGBT rights, and information society and privacy. She also worked as OSCE Spokesperson for Combating Human Trafficking and press officer at the Spanish Ministry of Defence. Tapia began her career as broadcast journalist in the USA and then in Spain.

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