The Agency’s Director, Michael O’Flaherty, will speak about rights and mass surveillance during the European University Institute’s State of the Union conference on 4 May in Florence.
He will draw on findings from the Agency’s report on fundamental rights safeguards and remedies when it comes to the work of national intelligence authorities and surveillance in the EU. Now in its seventh year, this year’s event will revolve around the theme of European Citizenship.
The conference is an annual event for high-level reflection on the European Union for policy makers, civil society representatives, business and opinion leaders, and academics. The Director will also meet the President of the European University Institute to discuss current and future avenues of cooperation.