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Decision on WTO E-commerce Moratorium

Latest event Date: 2022-06-17 treaty adoption
Published decision on WTO E-commerce Moratorium

On 17 June 2022, the World Trade Organization (WTO) concluded the 12th Ministerial Conference and published a "Decision on the E-commerce Moratorium and Work Programme". Particularly, the Ministerial Conference decided to "reinvigorate" the Work Pro…

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WTO members
Policy area International trade
Policy or regulatory element Import tariff
Economic activity cross-cutting
adopted

Council of Europe Recommendation CM/Rec(2022)16 on combating hate speech

Latest event Date: 2022-05-20 outline adoption
Council of Europe Committee of Ministers adopts Recommendation on combating hate speech

On 20 May 2022, the Council of Ministers of the Council of Europe adopted Recommendation CM/Rec(2022)16 on combating hate speech. The Committee of Ministers has urged member countries to establish comprehensive policies for preventing and combating …

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AlbaniaAndorraArmeniaAustriaAzerbaijan Load more
Policy area Content moderation
Policy or regulatory element Content moderation regulation
Economic activity platform intermediary: user-generated content
adopted

Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime (Budapest Convention)

Latest event Date: 2022-05-12 treaty signing
Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime opened to signatures and signed by 22 states

On 12 May 2022, the Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime (Budapest Convention) was opened for signatures. On the first day, 22 signatories to the main treaties have also signed the Second Additional Protocol, including the Unit…

Implementer
EU-28
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
adopted

Declaration for the Future of the Internet

Latest event Date: 2022-04-28 declaration adoption
Signed Declaration for the Future of the Internet

On 28 April 2022, 61 countries signed the Declaration for the Future of the Internet. The non-binding declaration includes a commitment to advance a global Internet, including the principles of protecting freedoms, ensuring privacy, delivering inclu…

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EU-27
Policy area Other operating condition
Policy or regulatory element Operating condition, nes
Economic activity cross-cutting
adopted

Framework for Cross-Border Data Transfers

Latest event Date: 2022-04-22 order adoption
NCPDP approves cross-border data transfer standars (Order No. 33)

On 20 May 2022, the National Centre for Personal Data Protection (NCPDP) published order No. 33 on cross-border data transfers. The order is based on Article 32(5)(i) of Law No. 133 and introduces the Standard Contract setting the security standards…

Implementer
Republic of Moldova
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Cross-border data transfer regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
adopted

UNESCO Recommendation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

Latest event Date: 2021-11-24 declaration adoption
UNESCO adopts recommendation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

The General Conference of UNESCO adopted the Recommendation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence at its 41st session. This occurred two years after the resolution of the previous General Conference's session in November 2019 to develop this firs…

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AfghanistanAlbaniaAlgeriaAndorraAngola Load more
Policy area Other operating condition
Policy or regulatory element Algorithm design and technical standards
Economic activity cross-cutting
adopted

Council of Europe recommendations on the processing of personal data in the context of profiling

Latest event Date: 2021-11-03 treaty adoption
Council of Europe recommendations on processing personal data in the context of profiling

The Recommendations on the protection of individuals with regard to automatic processing of personal data in the context of profiling are approved by the members of the Council of Europe. The recommendation defines "profiling" any form of automated …

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Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
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