27 November 2019
"Mr Wojciech Wiewiórowski was selected by the Civil Liberties Committee as their top choice to become the next European Data Protection Supervisor."
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MEPs choose Wiewiórowski to be the EU’s data protection watchdog (EP, link):
"MEPs chose their order of preference of the candidates for the position of European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) in a secret ballot on Tuesday morning:
Wojciech Wiewiórowski from Poland was selected as the top candidate with 36 votes, Yann Padova from France gained 25 votes and Endre Szabó from Hungary obtained 3 votes. (...)
The European Data Protection Supervisor will be jointly appointed by common accord of the European Parliament and the Council for a term of five years."
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