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The International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners first met in 1979 and has been the premier global forum for data protection authorities for over 3 decades.

The Conference seeks to provide leadership at international level in data protection and privacy. It does this by connecting the efforts of about 110 privacy and data protection authorities from across the globe.

This website provides a permanent repository of core Conference documentation and select information about the Conference’s past and current activities and future plans.

The Conference and Executive Committee

The Conference’s vision is an environment in which privacy and data protection authorities around the world are able effectively to fulfil their mandates, both individually and in concert, through diffusion of knowledge and supportive connections.

Participation in the Conference

The Conference is an entity representing the collective accredited members. Public authorities that meet the criteria for membership set out in the Conferences rules and procedures can apply for accreditation. There are currently about 110 data protection and privacy authorities accredited as members of the Conference.

Document Archive

Document Archive of resolutions, declarations & communiques, working group reports, rules & procedures, accreditation and committee documents.

News & Events

Newsletter, next conference updates, updates from working groups, events calendar, news releases and news from members