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

Wojciech Wiewiórowski meeting with Mrs Gertrud Ingestadt, Director-General for Human Resources and Security at the European Commission, Brussels, Belgium

DPO - the job of the future, GDPR conference on the occasion of the Data Protection Day 2023, Keynote speech by Wojciech Wiewiórowski (via a video link), Zagreb, Croatia

Participation of Wojciech Wiewiórowski in the formal sitting at the Court of Justice, Luxembourg

Wojciech Wiewiórowski meeting with Prof. R. Martinez, Brussels, Belgium