Information session on migration and EU data protection rules for Greek officials

On 6 September, the Agency held an information session in Athens on the EU data protection rules related to processing the personal data of third-country nationals entering Greece in an unauthorised manner.

The session focused on the key aspects of the General Data Protection Regulation, particualry when it comes to identification and registration. It aimed at increasing the capacity of the national authorities to carry out their tasks in full respect of fundamental rights.

The participants included the National Data Protection Authority, the Reception and Identification Service, the Hellenic Police, Public Prosecutors, UNHCR, Frontex and Europol.