By EDRi

Public consultations are an opportunity to influence policy-making at an early stage, and to help to shape a brighter future for your digital rights.

Below you can find the public consultations which EDRi finds relevant in 2017. (Find the past the ones from 2016 here). We will update the list on an ongoing basis, adding our responses to the consultations and other information that can help you get engaged. (Note: The Consultations are listed in order of the deadlines – latest first.).


Public consultation on New Study of Content Regulation in the Digital Age by UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of expression and opinion

  • Deadline: 20 December 2017

Public consultation on the review of the directive on the re-use of Public Sector Information (PSI Directive)

  • Deadline: 12 December 2017

Public consultation on Transparency of legislative work within Council preparatory bodies by European Ombudsman

  • Deadline: 01 December 2017

Public consultation on tackling illegal content online for the European Commission

  • Deadline: 31 October 2017 > Deadline extended: 15 November 2017

Public consultation on draft BEREC report on the impact of premium content on ECS markets and the effect of devices on the open use of the Internet

  • Deadline: 8 November 2017

Public consultation on draft BEREC Work Programme 2018

  • Deadline: 8 November 2017

Public consultation on draft BEREC Preliminary report in view of a common position on monitoring mobile coverage

  • Deadline: 8 November 2017

Public consultation on Developing internet universality indicators by UNESCO


Public consultation on improving cross-border access to electronic evidence in criminal matters


Public consultation on the interoperability of EU information systems for borders and security

  • Deadline: 19 October 2017

Public consultation on transformation of Health and Care in the Digital Single Market


Public consultation on the Database Directive


Public consultation on the roles and responsibilities of internet intermediaries by the Council of Europe


Public consultation on media pluralism and transparency of media ownership by the Council of Europe

  • Deadline: 25 August 2017

Public consultation on Draft BEREC Report on IP-Interconnection Practices in the context of Net-Neutrality

  • Deadline: 5 July 2017

Public consultation on Draft BEREC Strategy 2018-2020


Public consultation on BEREC’s Draft Net Neutrality Regulatory Assessment Methodology 


Call for contributions to the European Commission’s notification procedure (TRIS) on the German bill on enforcement of social networks


Feedback to the Draft Final Report “Trade SIA in support of negotiations on a plurilateral Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA)” and its annexes conducted by Ecorys and CEPR for the European Commission


Public Consultation on Whistleblower Protection


Public Consultation on Civil Law Rules on Robotics


Public Consultation on Building the European Data Economy


Public Consultation for the review of the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA)

  • Deadline: 12 April 2017

Public Consultation on the BEREC Medium-Term strategy 2018-2020


Questionnaire on options for a multilateral reform of investment dispute resolution


Feedback to the Draft Interim Technical Report “Trade SIA in support of negotiations on a plurilateral Trade in Services Agreement (TiSA)” and its annexes conducted by Ecorys and CEPR for the European Commission


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