The EDPS participated in the Hate Speech and Security Summit in Rome. The Summit was organised by the Italian Presidency of the G7 and was also attended by seven Bar Associations.
The initiative was aimed at developing a common strategy and reinforcing the importance of protecting human dignity and the right to privacy in the era of hate speech and fake news.
In his intervention, Giovanni Buttarelli stressed the importance of political will, a common framework and the wise use of new technologies.
Meeting on convergence and cooperation between EU and Japan on data protection.
In March this year, my respected colleague Ventislav Karadjov, Chairman of CPDP and I announced that we will jointly be hosting the 40th ICDPPC.
Giovanni Buttarelli meeting with Georges Ataya, Professor at Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management, Brussels, Belgium
"The Surveillance Triangle: Authorities, Data subjects and Means", Closing remarks by Giovanni Buttarelli (via video link), Maastricht University, Maastricht, Netherlands
39th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC): ‘Connecting West with East in protecting and respecting data privacy’, Participation of Giovanni Buttarelli and Wojciech Wiewiórowski, Hong Kong, China
'Ethics by Design in AI', Speech by Wojciech Wiewiórowski in panel at 39th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC), Hong Kong, China
Closing ceremony, Speech by Giovanni Buttarelli at 39th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC), Hong Kong, China