European Data Protection Supervisor
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The Commission's proposal for a Regulation establishing a single digital gateway and the once-only principle is a necessary development in the modernisation of administrative services throughout the EU. However, some key issues related to data protection must be taken into account for the future development of the once-only principle. Read the EDPS Opinion and the press release.


How do millennials relate to digital life and privacy? Read blogpost by Giovanni Buttarelli


Giovanni Buttarelli and Jiro Akama, Japanese State Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications, have met on convergence and cooperation between EU and Japan on data protection.


In March this year, my respected colleague Ventislav Karadjov, Chairman of CPDP and I announced that we will jointly be hosting the 40th ICDPPC.


The EDPS and the Personal Information Protection Commission (PPC) in Japan have met to discuss the implementation of forthcoming GDPR.

6 July 2017

Nothing is free: the value of data, Participation of Wojciech Wiewiórowski, Brussels, Belgium

7 July 2017

Wojciech Wiewiórowski meeting with Ms Mari Sonoda, Secretary General of the Personal Information Protection Commission in Japan, Brussels, Belgium

11 July 2017

Giovanni Buttarelli and Wojciech Wiewiórowski meeting with Mr Jiro Akama, State Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications in Japan, Brussels, Belgium

21 August 2017

Technology Policy Institute Aspen Forum, Luncheon debate with participation of Giovanni Buttarelli, Aspen, USA