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Ad Hoc Expert Meeting on Data Protection and Privacy: Implications for Trade and Development
19 April, 2016 - 20 April, 2016
(Geneva, Switzerland) The increasing global relevance of activities and transactions online and the changing nature of the information economy, enhances the importance of coherence between data protection and privacy frameworks that can help foster innovation and trade while at the same time protect against unnecessary intrusions. Recent and expected regulatory changes in the field of data protection and privacy as well as diverging approaches in different parts of the world, call for renewed discussion on possible ways forward.
This ad hoc expert meeting will contribute to ensure global communication on the subject to understand emerging topics in data protection and privacy, new challenges and opportunities, as it relates to unlocking the potential for cross-border trade.
More information at: http://unctad.org/en/Pages/MeetingDetails.aspx?meetingid=1075