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BPH delivers training to Frontex

On the 26th and 27th of March, the Brussels Privacy Hub was invited to deliver a two-day training on Fundamental Rights Impact Assessments in the AI Act to Frontex Fundamental Rights Monitors. Expertly guided by Niovi Vavoula, Gianclaudio Malgieri, Vincenzo Tiani, and Michaël Van den Poel, the...

May 6, 2024

BPH hosts Consumer Leadership Academy

Last month, from 10 to 12 April, the city of Brussels played host to an inspiring event: the Consumer Leadership Academy (CLA), organized by the Consumer Empowerment Project, led by Euroconsumers and Google, this time in partnership with the Brussels Privacy Hub at VUB. Participants, selected...

May 3, 2024

Professor Kuner shares parting remarks at IDPL

After over a decade at the helm of the International Data Privacy Law (IDPL) journal, Professor Christopher Kuner, Honorary Director at the Brussels Privacy Hub, bids farewell as the Editor-in-Chief with the recent release of Volume 14, Issue 1. Prof. Kuner, who has been instrumental in...

Apr 19, 2024

Data Protection Day 2024 Statement

On the occasion of Data Protection Day 2024, the Co-Directors of the Brussels Privacy Hub share the following statement: Dear members of the privacy and data protection community, Since 2007, our community has taken the time to celebrate the 28th of January, the launch date of Convention 108,...

Jan 28, 2024

More than 150 university professors from all over Europe and beyond are calling on the European institutions to include a fundamental rights impact assessment in the future regulation on artificial intelligence

The Brussels Privacy Hub launches an appeal to approve a fundamental rights impact assessment in the EU law on artificial intelligence. The appeal has surpassed 110 signatures among distinguished academics who have signed up   The Brussels Privacy Hub and over 110 academics from across...

Sep 12, 2023

Brussels Privacy Hub celebrates Data Protection Day 2023

The Brussels Privacy Hub celebrates Data Protection Day 2023. Since beginning our work in 2014 we have been committed to promote awareness and critical thinking about privacy, data protection and the regulation of digital technologies. Data Protection Day is an opportunity to reflect on the...

Jan 28, 2023

Brussels Privacy Hub participates in IAPP KnowledgeNet

Brussels Privacy Hub Co-Director Prof. Malgieri will participate in the next IAPP KnowledgeNet event moderated by Brussels Privacy Hub Program and Dissemination Coordinator Vincenzo Tiani. The event, titled 'Vulnerable people and data protection: rethinking the importance of participatory...

Jan 24, 2023



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Brussels Privacy Hub announces 2023 Summer Academy

The 2023 Summer Academy for Global Privacy Law is titled "From Data Access to Data Transformations: How to Govern Data in the Age of Analytics and AI?". It fill focus on Personal Data & Algorithmic Processing, Third Party Data Access, Comparative Perspectives,...

MATIS Conference to be held on 1 and 2 December

The University of Luxembourg, in collaboration with the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, will organise the final Conference of the Making Transparent the Invisible Surveillance (MATIS) Project.  The conference will be held in-person at the University of Luxembourg on 1 and...

Brussel Privacy Symposium 2022 – Registrations are open now

The sixth edition of the Brussels Privacy Symposium will take place on November 15, 2022, jointly presented by the Brussels Privacy Hub of Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF). This year’s topic is “Vulnerable People, Marginalization...

Data Retention Conference to be held on 28 October

The University of Saint-Louis, in collaboration with the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, will co-organise a Conference on recent Belgian Data Retention legislation.  The  conference will be held in French and Dutch from 9 AM - 1 PM, and will feature prof. Paul De Hert,...