Last nominations call for European Civil Society Data Protection Award
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AEDH (European Association for the Defence of Human rights) and EDRi
(European Digital Rights) have launched the first edition of the European
Civil Society Data Protection Award (ECSDPA). The prize aims at rewarding
positive initiatives contributing to the visibility and effectiveness of the
right to privacy and to the protection of personal data in Europe. The
ECSDPA prize will be awarded each year on 28 January, as a European Civil
Society contribution to the Data Protection Day.
The deadline for submitting nominations is 15 January 2010. Nominations
should be sent to: nominations at ecsdpa dot org.
The award is open to all non-governmental organisations, trade unions,
non-profit institutions and any other civil society actors from the 47
member States of the Council of Europe. The ECSDPA winner will benefit from
a one week lobbying training in Brussels, travel expenses and lodging being
The ECSDPA initiative, the first of its kind, has been made possible thanks
to the support of The Law Science Technology & Society Research Group of the
Vrije Universiteit Brussel (LSTS/VUB) and The Flemish-Dutch House deBuren.
Operational details about the prize, including application and selection