17 February 2018
Council of the European Union gets to work on the interoperability of EU databases
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"Changes to the Commission proposal are marked in bold italics and strikethrough. (...)
Footnote 1: General scrutiny reservations by: CY, CZ, DE, EE, ES, FI, FR, IT, LT, LV, MT, NL, PL, PT, SE, SK, SI, UK, CH."
One significant deletion form the Commissions proposal is the deletion of:
"Particular attention shall be paid to children, the elderly and persons with a disability."
from the original text:
"Article 5: Non-discrimination
Processing of personal data for the purposes of this Regulation shall not result in discrimination against persons on any grounds such as sex, racial or ethnic origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation. It shall fully respect human dignity and integrity. Particular attention shall be paid to children, the elderly and persons with a disability."
- EDPS "Reflection paper" on the interoperability of JHA databases poses fundamental questions (Statewatch News, 2.12.17)
JHA agencies want access to all fingerprints, palm prints and
facial images held under interoperability plans (Statewatch
- Interoperability and EU databases: Big Brother takes shape (Statewatch News, 29.6.17)
- High-Level Expert Group on Information Systems and Interoperability: Final report (pdf)
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