1079th meeting – 10 March 2010
Consultative Committee of the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data (ETS No. 108) (T-PD) –
Abridged report of the 25th plenary meeting (Strasbourg, 2-4 September 2009)
(CM(2009)189 and DD(2010)92)
1. welcomed the adoption of the T-PD work programme and encouraged the T-PD to start preparing, in accordance with priorities mentioned in the work programme, a draft additional protocol to the Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data (ETS No. 108);
2. took note of the T-PD statement on the joint proposal for a draft of International Standards on the Protection of Privacy with Regard to the Processing of Personal Data and of the Stockholm Programme adopted by the Council of the European Union and encouraged the T-PD to increase co-operation with the European Union in the field of promotion of international standards for personal data protection and to seek its support for encouraging non-member states to accede to Convention No. 108;
3. joined the position of the T-PD that the Data Protection Day should be 28 January and encouraged member states to organise awareness-raising activities at regional and national level;
4. in the light of decisions 1 to 3 above, took note of the abridged report of the 25th plenary meeting of the T-PD, as it appears in document CM(2009)189, as a whole.