The Information and Data Protection Commissioner’s Office delivered a presentation at the International Conference on “Data protection and Right to information – Opposing or supporting one another?”, organized by the Right to Information and Personal Data Protection Commissioner of Brandenburg State, in Germany.
Mrs. Ardita Shehaj, Director of the Department of the Right to Information, delivered a presentation on Online Proactive Publication of Information of Public Authorities-the example of an Albanian platform. Mrs. Shehaj, introduced the participants with the Albanian experience in this field and focused on the functioning of “Pyetshtetin.al” portal. This integrated online platform aims at assisting citizens and various interest groups in obtaining broader access to public information.
The conference brought together representatives from Authorities, Non Profit Organizations and academia from different European countries. They exchanged ideas and shared practical experiences, contributing to greater transparency vis-à-vis the rule of law.