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EDPS World Café on AI Governance

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The EDPS warmly invites you to its World Café event on AI governance, a side-event of the 13th International Conference on Computers, Privacy and Data Protection. Register below and join us to co-create a vision for the future of AI governance and supervision, together with participants from a variety of different fields in- and outside of public authorities in a stimulating evening event at the EDPS.

Please note that, in order for you to access EDPS premises we would need some identification details, for security purposes. You can read through our data protection notice for this event here and find further information on how your personal data will be processed.

Sharing is caring? That depends…

Friday, 13 December, 2019

When should data be shared? Now seems as good a time as any to reflect, as we approach the season of giving, on such a question.


EDPS takes on new supervisory role at Eurojust

A new supervisory framework for the processing of personal data at the EU Agency for Criminal Justice Cooperation (Eurojust) comes into force today. Under the new rules, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) takes over responsibility for monitoring Eurojust’s compliance with the applicable EU rules on data protection.

Registration - EDPS/EDPB Trainees' Conference: The Circle of e-Life - A Lifetime Relationship with your Data

As the event is taking place in the European Parliament, the Accreditation Unit requires some of your details in order to provide you with an access badge on the day.

You can read our data protection notice here.

Please provide the following information (even if you have an EP badge):

Data Protection in Practice: The European Data Protection Case Handling Workshop

Tuesday, 10 December, 2019

At the end of last month, the EDPS had the privilege of hosting the 31st edition of the annual European Data Protection Case Handling Workshop at which we welcomed colleagues from 28 EU and non-EU data protection authorities.

The unique set up of the workshop is an opportunity to meet a wide array of practitioners and to share our experiences of investigating complaints, providing guidance to controllers and enforcing data protection law.


Wojciech Wiewiórowski to serve as European Data Protection Supervisor from 2019-2024

The appointment of Wojciech Wiewiórowski as the new European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) was confirmed on 5 December 2019. The Pole, who served as Assistant Supervisor under the late Giovanni Buttarelli during the 2014-2019 mandate, takes up his new position today.


EDPS looks back on a pivotal five years for data protection

The past five years have witnessed significant changes in European and international approaches to data protection.


EDPS investigates European Parliament’s 2019 election activities and takes enforcement actions

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) is carrying out an investigation into the European Parliament’s use of a US-based political campaigning company to process personal data as part of its activities relating to the 2019 EU parliamentary election, the Assistant EDPS announced today.

Archiving and Accountability: the 46th EDPS-DPO meeting

Friday, 8 November, 2019

Where better to discuss the important issue of archiving and data protection than the Historical Archives of the European Union in Florence! This was the location of the 46th meeting of Data Protection Officers (DPOs) within the EU institutions and bodies, which took place on 6 and 7 November 2019.


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