The Information and Data Protection Commissioner, Mr. Besnik Dervishi hosted Ambassador Mr. Guido De Sanctis, Head of the Presence in Albania of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

The Commissioner expressed his gratitude for the contribution and support given over the years by the OSCE to the Office of the Commissioner, as well as for the fruitful joint projects developed for both areas of institutional responsibility.

During the meeting, Ambassador De Sanctis got acquainted with the role, functions and activities of the Commissioner’s Office, as well as with the process of harmonizing the national regulatory framework for the protection of personal data with the EU acquis, or the one for improving the law on the right to information.

The parties discussed and agreed to continue this cooperation in order to recognize and raise awareness about the exercise of fundamental rights and freedoms by citizens.