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January 2008 – EUROPOL to become a EU agency

The Council reached political agreement on a decision establishing European Police Office, Europol for short. Once that decision is formally adopted, Europol will become a Community agency. The change of status will significantly improve the operational and administrative
functioning of Europol.

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights – December, 10th 1948

On December, 10th 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Following this historic act, the Assembly called upon all Member countries to publicize the text of the Declaration and “to cause it to be disseminated, displayed, read and expounded principally in schools and other educational institutions, without distinction based on the political status of countries or territories.”

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Lisbon Treaty: Consolidated versions of the Treaty on European Union and the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union – May, 9th 2008

This text contains the consolidated versions of the Treaty on European Union and of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, together with the annexes and protocols thereto, as they result from the amendments introduced by the Treaty of Lisbon, signed on 13 December 2007 in Lisbon. It also contains the declarations annexed to the Final Act of the Intergovernmental Conference which adopted the Treaty of Lisbon.

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US-EU PNR agreements – October, 6th 2006

Agreement between the European Union and the United States of America on the processing and transfer of passenger name record (PNR) data by air carriers to the United States Department of Homeland Security

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Directive 2002/58/EC – July, 12th 2002

Directive 2002/58/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council
of 12 July 2002 concerning the processing of personal data and the protection of privacy in the electronic communications sector (Directive on privacy and electronic communications)

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Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 – December, 18th 2000

Regulation (EC) No 45/2001 of the European Parliament and the Council
of 18 December 2000 on the protection of individuals with regard to the processing of personal data by the Community institutions and bodies and on the free movement of such data

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