A conference will bring together data protection experts from 70 countries and international organisations to discuss the implications for data protection globally of the recently adopted modernisation of the Council of Europe Convention for the Protection of Individuals with regard to Automatic Processing of Personal Data, known as “Convention 108”. Speakers include Christos Giakoumopoulos, Director General of Human Rights and the Rule of Law of the Council of Europe, Alessandra Pierucci, Chair of the Consultative Committee of “Convention 108”, and representatives of data protection commissions from Argentina, Ghana, Mexico, Morocco, New-Zealand and Tunisia. Deputy Secretary General Gabriella Battaini-Dragoni will speak at the closure.
Contact: Jaime Rodriguez, tel. +33 3 90 21 47 04