On June 27, 2018, a round table was held in Bishkek on the topic “Authorized body for the protection of personal data as a guarantor of ensuring the rights of personal data subjects” supported by the OSCE Program Office in Bishkek and the Council of Europe Venice Commission.
The main purpose of the event was to draw attention to the importance of creating an authorized body for the protection of personal data during the digital transformation, to study the experience of other states and the best international practice in the protection of personal data, as well as to discuss the draft regulatory legal act on the creation of the Agency for Personal Data technology and communications.
The importance of protecting personal data is due to the fact that in the era of digital transformation in the country there is a risk of unauthorized collection of personal data and their leakage, but at the same time, the transition to the provision of high-quality digital public services is impossible without access to personal data of citizens.
The expert of the Venice Commission of the Council of Europe, Mr. Adriana Avellino, and the data protection inspector of Georgia, Ms. Tamar Kaldani, domestic experts in the field of legislation and practice in the field of personal data spoke at the round table.
The event was also attended by representatives of the Government Office of the Kyrgyz Republic, ministries and departments, as well as the civil rights sector and the business community, who are major holders of personal data arrays.
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