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Presentation by Céline Cocq @ NJLP

Céline Cocq will be representing the SURVEILLE project at the NJLP conference in Amsterdam 28-29 November 2013 where she will present on the topic of ‘The impact of the surveillance technologies on the rights of defence, including the presumption of innocence’. For more information regarding the event, please visit the link bellow. http://www.verenigingrechtsfilosofie.nl/njlp-congress/?lang=en

Professor Martin Scheinin testifies today before European Parliament’s LIBE Committee inquiry on surveillance

Professor Martin Scheinin, the Coordinator of the FP7-Research Project SURVEILLE, testifies before the European Parliament’s LIBE Committee inquiry on mass surveillance Today SURVEILLE’s Coordinator, Professor Martin Scheinin of the EUI, provided testimony to the LIBE Committee with regard to mass surveillance and addressed the issues that concern such practices with respect to European citizens’ fundamental […]

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 http://www.iee-ulb.eu/events/view/125 For any query, please contact Ms Céline Cocq ([email protected] or +32 (0)2.650.66.65)

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, comments on alleged mass surveillance programmes

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay, said on Friday that the situation of Edward Snowden and alleged large-scale violations of the right of privacy by surveillance programmes raise a number of important international human rights issues which need to be addressed, noting: “While concerns about national security and criminal activity may justify […]