Queensland Information Commissioner Rachael Rangihaeata attended the virtual 43rd Global Privacy Assembly (GPA) hosted by Mexico on 18-21 October 2021.
The Office of the Information Commissioner Queensland was honoured to be welcomed as a new accredited member of the GPA.
During the Closed Session GPA members and observers discussed the GPA strategic direction and forthcoming work, and shared insights on data sharing, innovation, and lessons learned from the pandemic.
Australian Information Commissioner and Privacy Commissioner Angelene Falk led reporting by the GPA Strategic Direction Sub-Committee and working groups.
The final day of the Closed Session saw discussions on enforcement cooperation and fostering innovation through engagement, as well as voting on resolutions presented by the membership including:
New GPA resources including the second part of the Compendium of Best Practices in Response to COVID-19, will be published on the website shortly.