13 août 2008
Comment organiser les mécanismes de protection des données face aux nouveaux outils techniques développés pour répondre aux exigences actuelles de sécurité ?
13 agosto 2008
Come organizzare la protezione dei dati in presenza dei nuovi strumenti tecnici sviluppati per rispondere alle attuali esigenze di sicurezza?
13. August 2008
Wie kann man angesichts der neu entwickelten technischen Hilfsmittel den Datenschutz verbessern, um den heutigen Sicherheitsansprüchen gerecht zu werden?
13 de agosto de 2008
Cómo organizar los mecanismos de protección de datos teniendo en cuenta las nuevas herramientas técnicas desarrolladas a fin responder a las exigencias actuales de seguridad.
13 August 2008
How should data protection mechanisms be adjusted in light of the recent IT tools developed to meet current security requirements?
3 December 2007
Opposition parties in the German Bundestag complained that the ruling coalition parties SPD and CDU effectively circumvented parliamentary scrutiny in the adoption of an amendment to the German Federal Police Act extending the storage time of video surveillance material from 48 hours to thirty days. The amendment is part of the German implementing act of the US-EU PNR agreement. Following media reports, the crucial amendment was circulated to Parliamentarians late in the evening by fax.
19 November 2007
After implementing legislation of the EU data retention directive has passed German Parliament on 9.11.2007, a mass class-action challenging this act before the German Constitutional Court is currently under preparation. In a press release of the German privacy NGO Arbeitskreis Vorratsdatenspeicherung it is stated that until 16.11.2007 already 13.000 citizens have joined this class-action which is unprecedented in German constitutional law.
23 October 2007
The Training School will address the European, national and local responses to integration, immigration and citizenship. What is the role, functions and vulnerabilities of integration in the contexts of immigration, citizenship and asylum at the various levels of governance? What are the social impacts of their intersection in processes of inclusion? What is the role of religion and culture? The Training School seeks to address these and other related questions. It brings together young researchers to deepen and widen their knowledge on the issues at stake along with key academics and policy makers.
15 October 2007
On 9th October 2007 the US Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal filed on behalf of the German citizen of Lebanese descent Khaled el-Masri. He claims to have been abducted by US agents and then tortured by them while imprisoned in Afghanistan. The fate of Mr el-Masri has been subject to intensive scrutiny in the investigations of the Council of Europe and the European Parliament on the involvement of European authorities in CIA activities on European territory. Represented by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Mr el-Masri had brought a lawsuit in US federal courts against George Tenet, director of the CIA from 1997 to 2004, seeking damages for illegal treatment.
10 September 2007
The event included presentations examining the way in which current institutional mechanisms, bodies and procedures applicable to this policy area have an impact on the changing relationship between freedom and security. At the heart of these discussions are the implications of new security policies for individual liberties. The event also served as a forum to present the Mid-Report of the CHALLENGE project gathering its main findings and policy recommendations of the first half of the project’s time span.