On 13 July, FRA presented its report on “Surveillance by intelligence services: fundamental rights safeguards and remedies in the EU” at a conference in Brussels organised by the Representation of the Free State of Bavaria to the EU and the Hanns Seidel Foundation.
FRA presented its report “Surveillance by intelligence services: fundamental rights safeguards and remedies in the EU” at the symposium Rethinking Data Protection and Privacy in Europe on 6 July in Brussels.
The Fundamental Rights Forum 2016 is fast approaching with only 10 days left until the event begins on 20 June in Vienna. Over the course of four days, participants will look from different perspectives at three burning issues: refugee protection, inclusion and the digital age.
Over one million people sought refuge in the EU in 2015, a fivefold increase from the year before. In its Fundamental Rights Report 2016, the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) examines the scale and nature of the challenge and proposes measures to ensure fundamental rights are respected across the EU.
FRA presented findings from the first phase of its project on fundamental rights safeguards and remedies in the context of large-scale surveillance by national intelligence authorities in the EU at the 7th Biannual Surveillance and Society Conference on 22 April in Barcelona.