Text full multimedia monochrome

First time here?

Find out more about how The Lecture List works.

Coronavirus situation update

Our lecture organisers may or may not have had time to update their events with cancellation notices. Clearly social gatherings are to be avoided and that includes lectures. STAY AT HOME FOLKS, PLEASE.


Find out what you can do to keep The Lecture List online

The importance of strong data protection rules for growth and competitiveness

LSE European Institute-APCO Worldwide Perspectives on Europe series in association with the Law Department

Viviane Reding has been the Vice-president of the European Commission, responsible for Justice, Fundamentals Rights and Citizenship since February 2010. In 1999 she joined the European Commission as Commissioner responsible for Education, Culture, Youth, Media and Sports until 2004, and then as Commissioner responsible for Information Society and Media from 2004 to 2010.

Prior to her political career, Viviane Reding started off as a journalist at the newspaper Luxembourg Wort in Luxembourg, where she served as President of the Luxembourg Union of Journalists from 1986 until 1998.

From 1979 onwards she embarked on a political career, working as a member of the Luxembourg Parliament. Viviane Reding reinforced her position by becoming city councilor of Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxembourg) from 1981 to 1999. She then went on to work as the National President of Christian-Social Women (Luxembourg) from 1988 to 1993 and, finally, the National President of the Christian-Social Party (Luxembourg) from 1995 to 1999.

In 1989, Viviane Reding was elected as a member of the European Parliament where she presided first over the Committee on Social Affairs, Employment and the Working environment (1992-1994) and then over the Committee for Civil Liberties and Home Affairs (1997-1999).

Suggested hashtag for this event for Twitter users: #lsedata


Viviane Reding | talks
(Chair) Professor Andrew Murray | talks


Date and Time:

1 March 2012 at 11:00 am


1 hour



Shaw Library, London School of Economics
Old Building, Houghton St

Show map

Organised by:

London School of Economics & Political Science
See other talks organised by London School of Economics & Political Science...




Available from:

This event is free and open to all with no ticket required. Entry is on a first come, first served basis. For any queries email events@lse.ac.uk or call 020 7955 6043.

Media queries: please contact the Press Office if you would like to reserve a press seat or have a media query about this event, email pressoffice@lse.ac.uk

Event weblisting: http://www2.lse.ac.uk/publicEvents/events/2012/03/20120301t1100vSL.aspx

Additional Information:

From time to time there are changes to event details so we strongly recommend that if you plan to attend this event you check the listing for this event on the LSE events website on the day of the event.

Register to tell a friend about this lecture.


If you would like to comment about this lecture, please register here.


Any ad revenue is entirely reinvested into the Lecture List's operating fund