Jonathan Andrew

BRIEFING NOTE ON MASS SURVEILLANCE AHEAD OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT NSA/PRISM INQUIRY: Professor Martin Scheinin, the Coordinator of the FP7-Research Project SURVEILLE, to testify before the inquiry

Caspar Bowden, a former Microsoft privacy official, has written a briefing note for the European Parliament’s LIBE Committee (Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs) on the US National Security Agency’s surveillance activities through PRISM and FISA. The report provides “important background and contextual information on PRISM/FISA/NSA activities and US surveillance programmes, and their […]

SURVEILLE’s Second Annual Forum for Decision Makers

Monday 23 September 2013 “The Perception and Effectiveness of Surveillance Technologies” Venue: West Midlands European Centre, 22‐28 Avenue D’Auderghem, 1040 Brussels (100m from Schuman Metro Station) Registration is needed in advance at For any query, please contact Ms Céline Cocq ([email protected] or +32 (0)2.650.66.65)

Successful First Annual Forum in Brussels – Sept 24th 2012

On the 24th of September SURVEILLE’s First Annual Forum for decision makers took Place in Brussels, gathering a crowd of representatives from the European Commission, the European Parliament, law enforcement agencies, local authorities, academics, and other interested parties. Professor Martin Scheinin of the EUI introduced the project and its goals during the first panel. In […]

10 cities and regions to provide SURVEILLE with technology users' input

Ten European cities and regions will provide the SURVEILLE project with the perspective of technology users and political decision makers As part of its contribution to the “SURVEILLE” project, the European Forum for Urban Security has set up a working group of ten experienced European local and regional authorities. It is made of the cities […]

SURVEILLE on the agenda for Efus members

Ethics and the efficiency of surveillance technologies are important issues for the 300 local and regional authorities of the European Forum for Urban Security (Efus), which in 2010 launched its initiative for the responsible and democratic use of CCTV in European cities. The SURVEILLE project is an important vector for local and regional authorities for […]