Data Protection Day

On 28 January each year, member states of the Council of Europe and EU institutions celebrate Data Protection Day. It marks the anniversary of the Council of Europe’s data protection convention, known as “Convention 108”. It was the first binding international law concerning individuals’ rights to the protection of their personal data.

  • Watch the European Data Protection Supervisor's video to mark Data Protection Day 2023.
  • Read the op-ed by Wojciech Wiewiórowski published in Euractiv.
  • Read the article by Wojciech Wiewiórowski published in The Brussels Times.
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Newsletter #99

In this Newsletter, find out more about our top consultations and complaints dealt with in 2022, our activities for data protection day. As well as our latest Opinions, including one that may have an impact on your holidays, and one concerning your instant payments.


Plenary Session of the EDPB, Participation of Wojciech Wiewiórowski, Brussels, Belgium

Wojciech Wiewiórowski meeting with Mrs Agnieszka Walter-Drop, Director General DG LINC at the European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

Digital Rights and IT Law, Lecture of Wojciech Wiewiórowski at the London School of Economics, London, UK

War crimes course organised by the Polish Naval Academy, Lecture by Wojciech Wiewiórowski (via a video link), Gdańsk, Poland