24 January 2024

The growing infrastructure and business model behind (im)migration and surveillance technologies

Panel co-hosted by Statewatch and Privacy International at Privacy Camp 2024 in Brussels, Belgium.

07 November 2023

Webinar: Activists and NGOs under watch! Are you in Europol’s databases?

On 7 November, digital rights experts from EDRi and Statewatch will explore how civil society, activists and social movements have been increasingly criminalised and surveilled in Europe, and will introduce attendees to a new tool that will people request their data that is held by Europol. Access requests are an important tool in countering the abusive data collection practices by European police.

10 July 2023

Surveillance technology and artificial intelligence: what impact for people on the move?

A webinar presenting a new report from Statewatch and EuroMed Rights (Europe's techno-borders); a new EuroMed Rights report (Artificial intelligence: the new frontier of the EU's border externalisation strategy); and an update on negotiations on the EU's Artificial Intelligence Act.

17 November 2022

Secrecy and the externalisation of EU migration control

Since the EU Pact on Migration and Asylum was unveiled in September 2020, significant public and policy attention has been paid to the raft of new and recycled legal measures proposed. However, the Pact also includes a range of activities that do not undergo the same institutional to-and-fro as passing new laws.

16 May 2022

AI at the borders: Negotiations, regulations and fundamental rights

The Commission’s proposed AI Act aims to address the risks of certain uses of artificial intelligence and to establish a legal framework for the trustworthy deployment of AI. In the context of migration and border control, the Act raises significant concerns, which must be addressed in ongoing negotiations within Parliament, and in future campaigning and advocacy. Join us on Monday 16 May to discuss how AI is already used in the migration control context, and some of the key amendments that must be tabled to adequately protect the rights of people on the move.

24 November 2021

Monitoring the state and learning from history: policing and racism in the Statewatch Library & Archive

We invite you to join us in exploring the connections, similarities and differences between past and present events and struggles through an examination of materials from the Statewatch Library & Archive, a collection of over 800 books, 2,500 items of ‘grey literature’ and a host of other documents and ephemera concerning civil liberties and the state.

18 November 2021

Secrecy in the European Union: how to exercise your right to information

This online event is held with the School for Policy Studies, University of Bristol and is supported by the Economic and Social Research Council's as part of the Festival of Social Sciences . We will look at how governments have sought to maintain secrecy in the EU, and teach you how you can exercise your right to access information.

14 December 2020

Deportation Union: the role of Frontex

Join Statewatch and the Transnational Institute (TNI) on Monday 14 December for the third and final webinar in the series covering Statewatch’s report ‘Deportation Union: Rights, accountability and the EU's push to increase forced removals’.

26 October 2020

Deportation Union: databases for expulsions

The second in our series of webinars exploring the report 'Deportation Union: Rights, accountability and the EU's push to increased forced removals'.

28 September 2020

Deportation Union: revamped return policies and reckless forced removals

On 28 September Statewatch and TNI hosted the first webinar of a three-part series accompanying the publication of the report 'Deportation Union: Rights, accountability and the EU's push to increased forced removals'.

13 July 2020

Report launch: Automated suspicion: The EU’s new travel surveillance initiatives

Normal people are increasingly being treated as suspects when they travel to the EU. What are the risks for civil liberties?

30 January 2020

Northern Ireland: The legacy of collusion

Thursday 30 January 2020: 18.00 - 20.00 at: Statewatch, c/o: MAYDAY ROOMS, 88 Fleet St, London EC4Y

22 November 2018

Launch of the Statewatch Library & Archive

The Statewatch Library & Archive is being launched on Thursday 22 November 2018 at May Day Rooms in London: 18.00 - 20.00.


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