Monika Kuschewsky writes:
According to recent press reports, the Irish Presidency has prepared a note to report to the Council of the EU on the progress achieved on the European Commission’s legislative proposal for a General Data Protection Regulation. Ireland holds the Presidency of the Council of the EU in the first half of 2013 and has already devoted ten working days to this file in the first six weeks of its term. The Council of the EU is the EU institution representing the 27 EU Member States’ government representatives. Both the European Parliament and the Council must endorse the proposal for it to be adopted.
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