EU Pitches for Data Protection Gold Standard

Posted on 19th March 2018

On 25 May, the General Data Protection Regulation becomes legally enforceable – after six years of the most intensive lobbying campaign in EU policy-making history, says Matt Allison. Will the EU reap a benefit from imposing tough data protection standards on third countries?

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Access Partnership to Host WSIS 2018 Panel on Cybersecurity

Posted on 15th March 2018

On this panel, we will identify the most pressing challenges to government and industry, and discuss recommendations to address them. We’ll use the discussion to share ideas and good practice from across the board in order to find a workable framework that benefits all stakeholders.

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Access Partnership to Host Debates on Cybersecurity and Data Privacy in San Francisco on 19 and 20 March

Posted on 9th March 2018

The forum will be a day and a half, off-the-record event for government and legal affairs staff to bring their concerns and questions to be answered by experts, as well as to develop a sense of where and how these policy issues are developing.

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Brexit Brief: Cherry Picking But No Picnic

Posted on 8th March 2018

There’s been cherry picking and baskets aplenty but no picnic for Theresa May this week, says Brexit Brief.

The sound and fury of Brexit can be hard to follow. Keep up with the headlines through Access Partnership’s recurring Brexit Brief; the week’s most important Brexit stories, digested.   

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Access Partnership Paper on Norms for Cybersecurity in Southeast Asia

Posted on 23rd November 2017

Broad adoption of cybersecurity norms can help promote social development, economic development, and lend stability and security. That’s why Access Partnership have published a white paper on cybersecurity norms in Southeast Asia for the Global Conference on CyberSpace.

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The Three Communist Party Rising Stars That Explain Chinese Cyberspace Policy

Posted on 20th November 2017

The recent Communist Party Congress in China showed how President Xi Jinping is strengthening his grip on cyberspace policies. So, after President Trump’s generous reception in China during his Asia tour, who are the rising political stars that US tech CEOs should watch?

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Access Partnership Press Conference for Anti-Slavery Banned for Second Time

Posted on 11th October 2017

The press conference organised for leading anti-slavery campaigner Biram Dah Abeid by Access Partnership’s Abdou Lo has been cancelled for a second time after pressure from the Senegalese and Mauritanian governments.

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