AEDH
European Association for the defence of Human Rights - Association européenne pour la défense des Droits de l'Homme
15 December 2009 – AEDH-EDRI European Civil Society Data Protection Award: Call for nominations opened

15 December 2009 – AEDH-EDRI European Civil Society Data Protection Award: Call for nominations opened

AEDH (European Association for the Defence of Human rights) and EDRI (European Digital Rights) launch the first edition of the European Civil Society Data Protection Award (ECSDPA). The prize aims at rewarding positive initiatives contributing to the visibility and effectiveness of right to privacy and to the protection of personal data in Europe. The ECSDPA prize will be awarded each year on 28 January, as a European Civil Society contribution to the Data Protection Day.

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Council of Europe: Convention on Cybercrime – 23 November 2001

The Convention is the first international treaty on crimes committed via the Internet and other computer networks, dealing particularly with infringements of copyright, computer-related fraud, child pornography and violations of network security. It also contains a series of powers and procedures such as the search of computer networks and interception.

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A motion for rejection of the European Parliament to denounce the denial of democracy in the setting up of the new European Police Office Europol – Press release, 2 December 2009

On the eve of the entry into force of the Lisbon Treaty, the Council of the European Union adopted on November 30, 2009, four draft decisions on the setting up of the European Police Office Europol on January 1, 2010 . This haste has led the European Parliament to vote a motion for rejection of those draft decisions in order to denounce the denial of democracy. The ordinary legislative co decision procedure established by the Lisbon Treaty should have been the obvious solution since the new Treaty was about to enter into force, but Member States disregarded it and imposed their choice against the MEPs’ opinion.

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