[POSTPONED] BRICS Data Protection and Digital Sovereignty Conference

Due to the ongoing Covid19 pandemic, the BRICS Data Protection and Digital Sovereignty Summit has been postponed and will take place on June 2021. The Summit will take place at Fundação Getulio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, during the CPDP LatAm which is the Latin-American edition of the Computers, Privacy and Data Protection (CPDP) conference.

The BRICS Data Protection Summit will have a multistakeholder format, gathering regulators, academics, business leaders and civil society actors form the BRICS countries to discuss the most recent evolutions of data protection in Brazil, Russia, India, china and South Africa.

To know more about Data Protection in the BRICS, you can check out the CyberBRICS resources dedicated to Data Protection:

The BRICS Data Protection Map

The video recording of our CPDP 2020 session on “Data Protection Regulators in the BRICS”

The video recording of our IGF 2019 session “Value and Regulation of Personal Data in the BRICS“:

The video recording of our CPDP 2019 session “CyberBRICS: challenges and opportunities for data protection in the BRICS”:

The Brazilian General Data Protection Law (LGPD) – Unofficial English Version

Our brief analyses on:

Regulatory governance under the PDP Bill: A powerful ship with an unchecked captain?

BRICS countries to build digital sovereignty

Personal Data in India: anonymise and forget

In South Africa, Privacy and POPI are stress-tested by CCTV and elections

Smart cities, personal data and citizens’ rights in Brazil

An Instant Analysis of Chinese Electronic Commerce Law

Unpacking policy moves for sovereign control of data in India

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