Surveillance Activities Conducted by State Intelligence Agencies: Civil Society 


Tue, 17/04/2018 (All day)


North Teaching Centre (NTC 1.02), University of Essex


Workshop A: Civil Society 

  • This workshop is the counterpart to workshop 1, and will bring together members of the human rights community.
  • The same topics will be addressed, allowing a comparison of approaches.
  • It is intended to invite representatives of Privacy International, Article 19, Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and Big Brother Watch, as well as members of the IPC.

This conference is a part of a series of workshop.
See the other workshops in the series: Judicial ReviewHuman Rights-Based Approaches to Intelligence OversightThe Intelligence Community.

Click here for the Agenda.

Click here for the Case law summary.

Click here to see the Questions for Consideration.

Click here for the Workshop location map.

Click here to read the workshop's summary.


This project is centred around understanding and engaging with the practice and oversight of surveillance and monitoring activities conducted by State intelligence agencies, with a particular focus on bulk monitoring techniques.  

The project consists of 4 workshops, each engaging key stakeholders and focused on issues identified as key considerations with respect to intelligence practice and oversight. The other three workshops are:

Workshop B: Judicial Review

Workshop C: The Intelligence Community

Workshop D: Human Rights-Based Approaches to Intelligence Oversight


Click here to read more about the project.

For more details please contact Dr Daragh Murray: