The event discussed the current plans to reform the foreign intelligence activities of the German intelligence service, the Bundesnachrichtendienst, in light of constitutional and human rights law. The discussions will feed into FRA’s project ‘National intelligence authorities and surveillance in the EU: Fundamental rights safeguards and remedies’. It was also an opportunity to distribute FRA latest report in this area that mapped the legal arrangements that govern intelligence services and practices across the EU.
Towards reforming Germany’s foreign intelligence activities
On 10 May, FRA took part in a one-day conference in Berlin organised by the German Institute for Human Rights in cooperation with other organisations.