Pirot, May 25, 2023
A panel discussion was held In the City Assembly Hall, in Pirot, on Thursday, May 25, 2023, starting at 10:30, on the topic of monitoring the implementation of the new Law on Personal Data Protection, attended by Data Controllers and all interested representatives of Civil Society Organizations and the media. Commissioner Milan Marinović, Deputy Commissioner Sanja Unković, and representatives of the Commissioner's Office participated in today's panel discussion.
The panel discussion goal was to consider the new Law on Personal Data Protection and explore the possibilities for its better application. During the panel discussion, the Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection, Milan Marinović, presented its Annual Report on the work for the past two years.
Deputy Commissioner Sanja Unković presented the current position of the Commissioner for Information of Public Importance and Personal Data Protection, the competence of the Commissioner with particular emphasis on personal data protection. Representatives of the Commissioner's Office from the Sector for Supervision of Personal Data Protection and the Sector for Harmonization of Regulations and Normative Affairs also participated in the panel discussion.
In the upcoming period, panel discussions, which will be implemented in 15 selected Local Self-Government Units within the scope of project support, are of utmost importance for raising the general public's awareness and informing citizens.
The organization of the panel discussion is supported by the project "Support for Strengthening Rule of Law in the Republic of Serbia"(EU for the Fight Against Corruption and for Fundamental Rights) financed by the EU and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), whereas the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) is in charge for its implementation.