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Global Data Law

Conference Series

With its three-tier conference series "Global Data Law", the Research Centre for Law and Digitalisation (FREDI) opens a platform to discuss data law and data policies with a global perspective. Global, regional, and national developments will be identified and evaluated with international experts.

PART I: GLOBAL DATA STRATEGIES

The kick-off of the series has engaged with Global Data Strategies 
and has taken place at FREDI's home institution, the University of Passau
on September 20th and 21st 2021. 

PART II: AFRICAN DATA PROTECTION LAWS: REGULATION, PRACTICE, AND POLICY

The second part of the series ‘Global Data Law’, the African Data Protection Laws: Regulation, Practice, and Policy Conference has taken place at the University of Ghana in Accra, Ghana from 13th-15th September 2022. 

The Conference spotlighted the developments of Data Law in Africa and opened a platform to discuss not only data protection laws and policies but also data-related issues emerging in Africa, specifically, data governance, data localization, and the digital economy, with a pan-African perspective.

PART III: COMPARATIVE DATA LAW

The final part of the series, Comparative Data Law, will shift the focus and tackle Data Law from a Comparative Law perspective. Different instruments, different approaches, global effects of different kinds of regulation, and possible ways forward will be discussed. The conference is currently scheduled for March 2023.

Details with regard to date, location, and program will follow soon.

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