Opinion of 7 May 2014 on the notification for prior checking received from the Data Protection Officer of the Council of the European Union regarding the processing of personal data for restrictive measures with regard to the freezing of assets - Council (Case 2012-0724, 2012-0725, 2012-0726)
Common Foreign and Security Policy
EU Member states have committed themselves to a Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), which aims to strengthen the EU's ability to act in Conflict Prevention and Crisis Management and to influence policies violating international law or human rights, or other policies that don’t respect the rule of law or democratic principles.
Proposals relating to legislation or agreements in the areas of CFSP often have implications for the fundamental right to the protection of personal data and relate to the EDPS mission in different ways.
Letter to the President of the Council of the European Union on various legislative proposals concerning certain restrictive measures with regard to Afghanistan, Syria and Burma/Myanmar
EDPS letter concerning various legislative proposals concerning certain restrictive measures, with regard to Iran, in the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, in Côte d'Ivoire, in Belarus, in Tunisia, in Libya and in Egypt.
Letter on three legislative proposals concerning certain restrictive measures, namely with regard to Mr Milosevic and persons associated with him, in support of the mandate of the International Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, and in respect of Eritrea
Opinion on various legislative proposals imposing certain specific restrictive measures in respect of Somalia, Zimbabwe, the Democratic Republic of Korea and Guinea, OJ C 73, 23.03.2010, p.1