The EU needs a smarter approach to information sharing in order to address challenges relating to security and border management. Interoperability, the process of enabling large-scale EU databases to communicate and exchange information, might prove a useful tool, but it is also likely to have profound legal and societal consequences, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) said today, as he published his
Two months before the new data protection rules set out in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) become applicable, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) has published two new sets of Guidelines. The Guidelines provide advice to the EU institutions on how to adapt to this new chapter in EU data protection, which is notable for the emphasis it places on the principle of accountability.
The ever-increasing pervasiveness of big data analytics and artificial intelligence in our daily lives has a varied impact on civic engagement in decision-making and on the barriers to public involvement in democratic processes, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) says today as he publishes his Opinion.
2018 will be a landmark year for data protection. As co-host of the 2018 International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC) and a key player in the reform and implementation of the new EU data protection framework, the EDPS will remain at the forefront of the global dialogue on data protection and privacy in the digital age, the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) said today, as he presented his 2017 Annual Report to the European Parliament’s Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs (LIBE).
Giovanni Buttarelli meets with Margarethe Vestager, European Commissioner for Competition, Brussels, Belgium
10 September 2018
"Industrial rEvolution 4.0", Speech by Giovanni Buttarelli (via video message) at II European Latvian Economic Forum, Riga, Latvia
13 September 2018
Working Group on Data Format and Procedures, Participation of Wojciech Wiewiórowski in the workshop and presentation of Smart metering Data Protection Impact Assessment Template, European Commission, Brussels, Belgium
13 September 2018
Interoperable Solutions for the Large-Scale IT Systems in the EU, Wojciech Wiewiórowski meeting with rapporteurs, shadow rapporteurs and EU-LISA, European Parliament, Strasbourg, France
18 September 2018
Wojciech Wiewiórowski meeting with Jeremy Liley, Policy Manager at techUK think tank, Brussels, Belgium
21 September 2018
Surveillance for Public Security Purposes. Four pillars of acceptable interference in fundamental right to privacy, speech by Wojciech Wiewiórowski during a conference Right to privacy in the digital age, Fédération des Barreaux d’Europe (FBE), Warsaw, Poland
25-26 September 2018
3rd Plenary Session of the EDPB, Participation of Giovanni Buttarelli and Wojciech Wiewiórowski, Brussels, Belgium
25 September 2018
Protection of fundamental rights and freedoms of natural persons, and in particular the protection of personal data, with regard to Europol's activities, Participation of Wojciech Wiewiórowski, 3rd meeting of the Joint Parliamentary Scrutiny Group - Europol, Brussels, Belgium