ADC with strong presence at OECD Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting
As part of the Steering Committee of the Civil Society Information Society Advisory Council (CSISAC), the Association for Civil Rights (ADC) will attend the OECD Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting to be held in Gran Canaria, Spain, from December 12-16. ADC will be represented by its Executive Director Valeria Milanes, Head of Strategic Litigation Alejandro Segarra, and Strategic Communications Leader Julieta Cravero and foresees an intense work agenda for this global event.
Standing out among the planned activities are:
On December 13, at 6 a.m. (ARG), ADC Executive Director will be part of the panel at the joint stakeholder opening. At 7 a.m., Milanes will moderate the roundtable titled Twin Transition (Green and Digital), which will include presentations by: Pam Dixon (World Privacy Forum), Adriana Labardini Inzunza (Association For Progressive Communications), Bruno Bioni (Data Privacy Brasil), Burcu Kilic (Minderoo Foundation), Nicolas Miailhe (The Future Society), Sonigitu Ekpe (CSISAC) and Paz Peña (Instituto Latinoamericano de Terraformación).
On December 14, at 12:30 a.m. (ARG), ADC Executive Director will participate in the workshop Rights in the digital age: building solid evidence, together with Carmen Artigas (Secretary of State for Digitization and AI – Spain), Dohyun Kang (Vice Minister for Science and Technology – South Korea), Hilary Richters (Deloitte), Mario Campolargo (Secretary of State for Digitalization – Portugal), Tawfik Jelassi (UNESCO), and Valentina Daiber (Telefónica Deutschland Holding).
CSISAC is the forum that represents the voice of civil society in the Committee on Digital Economy Policy (CDEP) of the OECD. Our action in this space allows us to be part of vital discussions on a wide array of topics and provide a regional viewpoint and input on issues that the OECD globally tackles.
Among the subjects ADC will mention during the Meeting are: data privacy and portability, the revision of the 2013 OECD Privacy Guidelines, digital product security, the Recommendation on Children in the Digital Environment and the Guidelines for Digital Service Providers, cybersecurity of critical activities and government access to personal data held by the private sector.
In addition to ADC, the CSISAC Steering Committee will comprise the following members for the period 2022-2023: Carolina Botero (Karisma Foundation), Pam Dixon (World Privacy Forum), Calli Schroeder (EPIC – Electronic Privacy Information Center), Hanno Wagner (EDRi – European Digital Rights), Antonio Schuh (individual) and Youn Jung Park (individual).