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23 December 2008

New mandates for EDPS: Peter Hustinx reappointed as Supervisor, Giovanni Buttarelli appointed as Assistant Supervisor


19 December 2008

Opinion on the Communication from the Commission towards a European e-Justice Strategy


18 December 2008

EDPS 2009 priorities in consultation about new legislation

12 December 2008

2 December 2008

Opinion on the application of patients' rights in cross-border healthcare


28 November 2008

EDPS sees adoption of Data Protection Framework for police and judicial cooperation only as a first step


11 November 2008

Opinion on the Final Report by the EU-US High Level Contact Group on information sharing and privacy and personal data protection


8 October 2008

Newsletter Nr. 16

22 September 2008

Opinion on the Commission green paper on the effective enforcement of judgements in the European Union: the transparency of debtors' assets


16 September 2008

Opinion on the establishment of the European Criminal Records Information System (ECRIS)


2 September 2008

Comments on selected issues that arise from the IMCO report on the review of Directive 2002/22/EC (Universal Service) & Directive 2002/58/EC (ePrivacy)

18 July 2008

30 June 2008

Opinion on the proposal for a Regulation regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents

27 June 2008

Madrid Data Protection Authority convenes the fifth edition of the Prize to data protection best practices in European public services. Find out more here.

23 June 2008

Opinion on the proposed multiannual Community programme on protecting children using the Internet and other communication technologies

30 May 2008

Publication of the updated Inventory of Commission proposals to which the EDPS intends to react

20 May 2008

Opinion on the proposal for a Regulation on European Statistics

15 May 2008

Annual report 2007 is released

14 May 2008

Newsletter Nr. 14

14 May 2008

General report: Measuring compliance with Regulation (EC) 45/2001 in EU institutions and bodies ("Spring 2007")

8 May 2008

Opinion on the proposal for a Directive facilitating cross-border enforcement in the field of road safety

6 May 2008

"Strategic challenges for data protection in Europe", speech given by P. Hustinx at the 9th Data Protection Conference in Berlin

28 April 2008

The EDPS and EU research and technological development, Policy Paper

25 April 2008

Opinion on the Initiative concerning the strengthening of Eurojust

11 April 2008

Opinion on the proposal for a Regulation on a code of conduct for computerised reservation systems

10 April 2008

Opinion on the proposal for a Directive amending the privacy and electronic communications Directive

26 March 2008

Opinion on standards for security features and biometrics in passports and travel documents issued by Member States

20 March 2008

Newsletter n° 13

3 March 2008

EDPS issues preliminary Comments on three Communications from the Commission on border management

22 February 2008

Opinion on the Commission Decision concerning the implementation of the Internal Market Information System (IMI) as regards the protection of personal data

28 January 2008

The EDPS participates in the European Data Protection Day of 28 January 2008. More details on activities on the Events page.

25 January 2008

"CASABLANCA" at the Council: Opinion of the EDPS on a notification for prior checking concerning management of training courses

  • 10 February 2017

    Is your toaster watching you?, Lunchtime conference on the Internet of Things, Speeches by Giovanni Buttarelli and Wojciech Wiewiórowski, Brussels, Belgium

  • 08 February 2017

    6th Data Protection Forum with Mr Viljar PEEP, Director General, Estonian Data Protection Inspectorate, Participation of Giovanni Buttarelli and Wojciech Wiewiórowski, Brussels, Belgium

  • 08 February 2017

    e-Privacy Breakfast Debate organised by EIF, Speech by Wojciech Wiewiórowski, European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium

  • 08 February 2017

    e-Privacy Directive: Combining Modern Marketing & Privacy, Event organised by FEDMA, Speech by Wojciech Wiewiórowski, Brussels, Belgium

  • 07 February 2017

    109th Plenary meeting of the Article 29 Working Party, Participation of Giovanni Buttarelli, Brussels, Belgium

  • 06 February 2017

    Workshop on the current trends and practices in biobanking in the light of European and national data protection requirements? Participation of Wojciech Wiewiórowski, Brussels, Belgium

  • 03 February 2017

    Giovanni Buttarelli speaking on GDPR in panel New rules and what to do next in the conference organised by Confindustria Il nuovo Regolamento europeo sulla protezione dei dati personali, Rome, Italy

  • 01 February 2017

    Giovanni Buttarelli meeting with Bob Quinn, Senior Executive Vice President, AT&T, Brussels, Belgium