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The DPA Activity Tracker provides our latest information on developments in legislatures, judiciaries and the executive branches of G20, EU member states and Switzerland.

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15 events advancing 7 policy or regulatory changes:
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Cybersecurity regulation in Data Protection Act, 2021

Latest event Date: 2022-10-26 law consultation opened
MICT opens public consultation on draft Data Protection Bill including cybersecurity regulation

On 26 October 2022, the Namibian Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) opened a public consultation on the draft Data Protection Bill including cybersecurity regulation until 30 November 2022. The Bill would oblige data control…

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Namibia
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Cybersecurity regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
in consultation

Data protection obligations in Data Protection Act, 2021

Latest event Date: 2022-10-26 law consultation opened
MICT opens public consultation on draft Data Protection Bill including data protection obligations

On 26 October 2022, the Namibian Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) opened a public consultation on its draft Data Protection Bill including data protection obligations until 30 November 2022. The Bill sets out data protecti…

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

Establishment of Data Protection Supervisory Authority in Data Protection Act, 2021

Latest event Date: 2022-10-26 law consultation opened
MICT opens public consultation on draft Data Protection Bill including establishment of Data Protection Supervisory Authority

On 26 October 2022, the Namibian Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) opened a public consultation on its draft Data Protection Bill until 30 November 2022. The Bill aims to establish a "Data Protection Supervisory Authority" …

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Namibia
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Data protection authority governance
Economic activity cross-cutting
in consultation

Cross-border data transfer regulation in Data Protection Act, 2021

Latest event Date: 2022-10-26 law consultation opened
MICT opens public consultation on draft Data Protection Bill including cross-border data transfer regulation

On 26 October 2022, the Namibian Ministry of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) opened a public consultation on the draft Data Protection Bill including cross-border data transfer regulation until 30 November 2022. The Bill would make t…

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Namibia
Policy area Data governance
Policy or regulatory element Cross-border data transfer regulation
Economic activity cross-cutting
adopted

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
processing consultation

OECD/G20 Two-Pillar-Approach regarding the Taxation of the Digital Economy

Latest event Date: 2022-04-11 outline consultation closed
Closed consultation on Commentary for Pillar Two Global Anti-Base Erosion Model Rules

The OECD closed a consultation on the Commentary to support the implementation of the Global Anti-Base Erosion (GloBE) Model Rules contained in Pillar Two of the Framework for the Taxation of the digital economy. Particularly, the Commentary clarifi…

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G20
Policy area Taxation
Policy or regulatory element Direct taxes incl. digital service taxes
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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Policy area Other operating condition
Policy or regulatory element Algorithm design and technical standards
Economic activity cross-cutting
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