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Historic progress towards regulatory cooperation and high data protection standards

“I spoke yesterday about the opportunity we had for this week to go down as one of the most defining of the ICDPPC’s 40 year history. I think we would all agree we’ve achieved that aim.”Elizabeth Denham CBE, ICDPPC Chair The 41st International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC) in Tirana, Albania began with the […]

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Closed Session day two

The second day of the 41st ICDPPC Closed Session kicked off with a presentation from the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy, Prof. Joseph Cannataci, and the updates from the regional/linguistic/topic-specific networks. Please don’t forget to use #41ICDPPC with your posts on your social networks and communication channels.

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Rohit Chopra of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) about the latest from the United States and international cooperation on data protection enforcement.

As privacy commissioners from around the globe are gathering in Tirana for the the 41st International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC) we hear from Commissioner Rohit Chopra of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) about the latest from the United States and international cooperation on data protection enforcement. This interview is conducted […]

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41st ICDPPC is about to kick off tomorrow on 21 October

We are delighted to announce that the 41st ICDPPC is about to kick off tomorrow on 21 October. There are 700 confirmed delegates expected to attend the Conference in Tirana. The International Conference will also feature over 25 ICDPPC official side events this year. There will be 38 distinguished speakers from all over the world. The […]

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Hong Kong Commissioner Wong: Upcoming EU and Chinese Privacy Laws Will Get the Limelight

The interview tour around the world continues, giving us a taste of the diversity and importance of the issues which will be discussed at the upcoming 41st International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC). Next stop on our tour: Hong Kong. We speak with Mr Stephen Wong, the Privacy Commissioner for Personal Data […]

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Discover Albania through this captivating article published on NYT

“The City Poised to Become Europe’s Next Affordable Creative Haven” entitles its recent article on Albania the influential New York Times. We wouldn’t be able to describe Albania better than NYT’s Alexander Lobrano, hence we invite you to read the article at the following link: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/06/t-magazine/tirana-albania-travel-guide.html The 41st ICDPPC organization team is thankful to the […]

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The early bird deadline for the 41st ICDPPC Conference has been extended to 20 September 2019.

The annual conference will be held in Tirana, Albania on 21-24 October 2019, and this year’s theme is: ‘Convergence and connectivity: raising global data protection standards in the digital age.’ View the conference’s full programme and register today.

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Australian Information and Privacy Commissioner Angelene Falk to Propose Global Policy on Mandatory Notification of Data Breaches

We continue our ongoing interview series ‘Commissioners Around the World’ with a conversation with Angelene Falk, the Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner and Executive Committee member of the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC). As we count down to the next annual ICDPPC meeting in Tirana this October, the Executive Editor […]

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41st ICDPPC official Side Events now published on our website

The 41st ICDPPC organization task force announced today that over 20 confirmed 41st ICDPPC official Side Events were published on the Conference website www.privacyconference2019.info. These are only the first complete side events applications that have been reviewed and approved, whereas the task force representative confirmed further that several other side events applications are yet to […]

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EDPB Chair Andrea Jelinek calls for more global convergence on data protection and closer cooperation between competition & data protection regulators

In the run up to the 41st International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC) in Tirana, the European Data Protection Law Review (EDPL) is doing a series with interviews with commissioners from around the world. The first to answer questions by EDPL’s executive editor Nelly Stratieva is Dr Andrea Jelinek, EDPB Chair and Director of the Austrian Data Protection Authority. […]

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41st ICDPPC Open Session programme and speakers line-up now live!

Announcement of the ICDPPC Secretariat and the ICDPPC 2019 host: The ICDPPC 2019 Open Session agenda has just gone live with the detailed speaker line-up! The Albanian Host Authority for ICDPPC 2019 has announced the excellent line-up on their website here: https://privacyconference2019.info/conference/conference-programme/ Register for the ICDPPC in Tirana today! Many thanks again to the Programme […]

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Special tours with special rates for special guests

On the occasion of the 41st ICDPPC, we are pleased to propose to all our attendees the tours that will make your stay memorable The host of the 41st ICDPPC, i.e. the Information and Data Protection Commissioner of Albania would like to propose to all the participants to this year’s International Conference a special package […]

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We are delighted to announce now the Agenda and Keynote Speakers for the Open Session of the 41st ICDPPC 2019 in Tirana, Albania on the 23-24 October 2019.

We are delighted to announce now the Agenda and Keynote Speakers for the Open Session of the 41st ICDPPC 2019 in Tirana, Albania on the 23-24 October 2019. Keynote Speakers in order of appearance: Jamie Bartlett From the UK’s Demos think tank, and BBC presenter of ‘The Secrets of Silicon Valley’ Brad Smith President of Microsoft Christopher Docksey Honorary […]

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European Data Protection Law Review (EDPL) – official media partner of the 41st International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners.

The Office of the Information and Data Protection Commissioner of Albania (IDP) is delighted to announce that the European Data Protection Law Review (EDLP) is an official media partner of the 41st International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners. The EDPL and the IDP have officially announced their partnership on 6 May 2019. The 41st Edition of ICDPPC will be […]

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41st ICDPPC – Save the Date

We are getting ready for the 41st International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, hosted this year by IDP, the ICDPPC’s member authority in Albania. This year’s Conference will take place in Tirana, Albania on 21 – 24 October 2019. Registrations will open soon! More details to follow. View more

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2019 ICDPPC Open Session Programme Advisory Committee

The 2019 ICDPPC Open Session Programme Advisory Committee (PAC) has recently been established and has met to appoint the final speaker line-up and content of the Open Session agenda in Tirana this October. The ICDPPC is honoured that Peter Hustinx, former European Data Protection Supervisor, and currently non-Executive Director at the ICO has agreed to […]

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