Council of Europe Experiences Difficulties in Amending its Convention on the Processing of Personal Data

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Friday, December 29, 2017
Author: 
Michael Plachta
Volume: 
33
Issue: 
12
Abstract: 

At its sitting held on November 24, 2017, the Standing Committee, acting on behalf of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE), adopted its Opinion 296 (2017) on the Draft Protocol amending the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data (ETS No. 108). The Opinion addresses key problems and obstacles experienced both within the Council and among the member states in the process of amending one of its flagship instruments, Convention 108.