Giovanni Buttarelli

Giovanni Buttarelli (24 June 1957 – 20 August 2019) was an Italian civil servant, who served as the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS).wikipedia
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European Data Protection Supervisor

European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS)EDPSEuropean Union General Data Protection Regulation
Giovanni Buttarelli (24 June 1957 – 20 August 2019) was an Italian civil servant, who served as the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS).
Giovanni Buttarelli and Wojciech Wiewiórowski have been appointed European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) and Assistant Supervisor respectively by a joint decision of the European Parliament and the Council.

Supreme Court of Cassation (Italy)

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He was also a member of the Italian judiciary with the rank of judge of the Court of Cassation.

Rome

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Giovanni Buttarelli was born in 1957 in Frascati, a little town near Rome.

Sapienza University of Rome

University of RomeUniversity of Rome La SapienzaLa Sapienza
He graduated “cum laude” from La Sapienza University in Rome in 1984, where he also worked as a teaching assistant at the Faculty of Law.

Libera Università Maria SS. Assunta

LUMSA UniversityLUMSACollege of Maria Assunta
He was appointed as a Professor at the Faculty of Law at Lumsa University in Rome, in 2005, where he lectured on the Protection of Personal data and Fundamental Rights in Italy and Europe.

Information privacy

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He was appointed as a Professor at the Faculty of Law at Lumsa University in Rome, in 2005, where he lectured on the Protection of Personal data and Fundamental Rights in Italy and Europe.

Fundamental rights

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He was appointed as a Professor at the Faculty of Law at Lumsa University in Rome, in 2005, where he lectured on the Protection of Personal data and Fundamental Rights in Italy and Europe.

Avezzano

Avezzano, Italy
In 1989, he was made a judge at the Tribunal of Avezzano.

Convention for the protection of individuals with regard to automatic processing of personal data

Convention 108 Consultative Committee
In 1990, Buttarelli was appointed as a member of various Working Groups and Committees, such as the [[Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data|Convention 108 Consultative Committee]], the Center for Just Peace and Democracy, the Group of Specialists on Access to Public Information and the Working Group on Data Protection in Police and Criminal Matters.

Council of Europe

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As an expert appointed by the Council of Europe, he drafted the report and the draft guidelines on video surveillance (2003) and the report and draft recommendation on the protection of personal data processed for employment purposes (2011-2013).

Venice Commission

European Commission for Democracy through LawCouncil of Europe Commission on Democracy through Law (Venice Commission)European Commission for Democracy through Law (the Venice Commission)
He was also an adviser to the Venice Commission on an Opinion on "Video surveillance and Personal Rights”.

Data Protection Directive

Directive 95/46/EC on the protection of personal dataDirective 95/46/ECEuropean Data Protection Directive
In addition, Buttarelli was a member of various Council Working Parties such as those negotiating Directives no. 95/46/EC (current EU data protection directive) and 97/66/EC (on the protection of privacy in the telecommunications sector).

Article 29 Data Protection Working Party

Article 29 Working PartyEuropean Data Protection BoardEU's data protection group
31 Committee of Directive n.95/46/EC until 1999 and he is member of the Working Party ex Article 29 set up by Directive 95/46/EC.

Schengen Agreement

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He was president of the Joint Supervisory Authority set up in pursuance of the Schengen Agreement in 2002–2003, after being its vice-president in 2000–2001.

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe

OSCEOrganization for Security and Cooperation in EuropeOrganization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)
the OSCE, (Organization for security and Co-operation in Europe) resource list of the " Moscow Mechanism", including eminent persons experienced in the field of the human dimension, from whom an impartial performance of their functions may be expected, at disposal of the OSCE-ODIHR Office to contribute to the solution of specific problems concerning the respect of human rights and the human dimension.

Once-only principle

The European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), Giovanni Buttarelli, welcomed the EU-initiative, but claimed additional clarity on important data protection principles.

Helsinki Times

Notable guest columnists included Mikhail Gorbachev, Dilma Rousseff, Calestous Juma, Pekka Haavisto, Yuri Fedotov, Cynthia McKinney, Giovanni Buttarelli, Jutta Urpilainen, Sanni Grahn-Laasonen, Bill Durodié, Veltto Virtanen, and Maria Guzenina.

Privacy by design

Privacy-by-Design
The May 2018 European Data Protection Supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli's paper Preliminary Opinion on Privacy by Design states, "While privacy by design has made significant progress in legal, technological and conceptual development, it is still far from unfolding its full potential for the protection of the fundamental rights of individuals. The following sections of this opinion provide an overview of relevant developments and recommend further efforts".