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The secretariat

The Authority is supported by an administration, which is called "secretariat" in Belgian law.

Composition Mission


As a data protection authority the Authority is not alone in Europe: there is a counterpart in every EU member state, which the Authority closely cooperates with in order to come to harmonised European positions and learn from colleagues' experiences. At a global scale, too, the Authority has a few counterparts and maintains contacts, both in working groups and during conferences.

More on international cooperation