03 December 2006

EU - Ombudsman and Data Protection Supervisor sign Memorandum of Understanding

The European Ombudsman (EO), P. Nikiforos Diamandouros, and the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS), Peter Hustinx, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding in Brussels. The purpose of the agreement is to ensure the consistent treatment of complaints concerning data protection and to avoid unnecessary duplication.