CRPE Policy Memo 61
Author: Bogdan Manolea
CRPE launched in Tbilisi the report “Personal data protection in Georgia and the dialogue on Visa Liberalization with the EU”, in the presence of representatives from the Authority for the Protection of Personal Data in Georgia, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the European Union Delegation in Georgia, the civil society and mass-media. The report was developed in the framework of “Supporting the visa liberalization process in Georgia by providing assistance in the field of personal data protection and anti-discrimination” project. Also, the event was attended by His Excellency the Romanian Ambassador to Georgia, Dumitru Badea.
The project aims to: (1) Strengthen the capacity of the Office of the Personal Data Protection Inspector in fulfilling EU criteria regarding data protection (section 2.3.4 of the Visa Liberalization Action Plan) and to (2) Strengthen the capacity of the Ministry of Justice of Georgia in order to meet EU criteria on citizens’ rights and protection of minorities.
The report is available here.
The project is funded by the Romanian Government, through the budget for Official Development Assistance of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and implemented in partnership with United Nations Development Programme Bratislava Regional Centre.