Albania deposits the instruments of ratification of the Council of Europe Protocol amending the Convention for the protection of individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data” (CETS Protocol No. 223, known as Convention 108+) and Convention No. 205 “On Access to Official Documents”.

Conventions 108+ and 205 of the CoE are important acts for strengthening democracy, the rule of law and upholding fundamental human rights and freedoms.

Convention 108+ is now part of the Albanian legislation with the approval by the Assembly, on May 12, 2022, of the Law No. 49/2022, whereas, Convention 205 has become part of the national framework with the approval by the Assembly, on April 28, 2022, of Law No. 45/2022.

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