EU Commission holds safe data flows meeting with 15 adequacy partners

04/03/2024 | European Commission

The European Commission's high-level roundtable on safe data flows began with opening remarks from Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders about protecting privacy and facilitating safe data flows. Reynders speech covered the unprecedented level of convergence achieved by these efforts, which is particularly important for the borderless digital economy. The discussion was solution-oriented, with two themes: maximising safe data flows among jurisdictions, as a network and beyond, and supporting convergence through strengthened cooperation on enforcement matters.

Attending the Commission's first-ever high-level meeting on safe data flows included the fifteen countries and territories for which the EU has adopted an adequacy decision, along with Anu Talus, the Chair of the European Data Protection Board (EDPB). Elected officials and heads of data protection authorities discussed how they can work together to take advantage of the benefits of safe and free data flows. The meeting also explored opportunities for closer cooperation on the enforcement of data protection rules.

Read Full Story
Data transfer

What is this page?

You are reading a summary article on the Privacy Newsfeed, a free resource for DPOs and other professionals with privacy or data protection responsibilities helping them stay informed of industry news all in one place. The information here is a brief snippet relating to a single piece of original content or several articles about a common topic or thread. The main contributor is listed in the top left-hand corner, just beneath the article title.

The Privacy Newsfeed monitors over 300 global publications, of which more than 4,350 summary articles have been posted to the online archive dating back to the beginning of 2020. A weekly roundup is available by email every Friday.

Freevacy has been shortlisted in the Best Educator category.
The PICCASO Privacy Awards recognise the people making an outstanding contribution to this dynamic and fast-growing sector.