EDPS Opinion 31/2023 on the Proposal for a Regulation establishing the Union Customs Code and the European Union Customs Authority
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EDPS Opinion 30/2023 on the Proposal for a Regulation amending Council Decision 2009/917/JHA, as regards its alignment with data protection
On 3 May 2023, the European Commission issued a Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on combating corruption, replacing Council Framework Decision 2003/568/JHA and the Convention on the fight against corruption involving officials of the European Commgunities or officials of Member States of the European Union and amending Directive (EU) 2017/1371 of the European Parliament and of the Council (‘the Proposal’). Its objective is to establish minimum rules concerning the definition of criminal offences and sanctions in the area of corruption, as well as measures to better prevent and fight corruption. It also aims to update the EU legislative framework, including by incorporating international standards binding on the EU, such as those of the United Nations Convention against Corruption (UNCAC).
EDPS Opinion 23/2023 on the Proposal for a Decision on the signing and the conclusion, of the Protocol on the implementation of the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Community and Rep. of Kiribati