Under the lead of the Information and Data Protection Commissioner Mr. Besnik Dervishi, was held the first meeting of the National Consultative Board of the 41st ICDPPC – Tirana 2019. The meeting was attended by the People’s Advocate, Ms. Erinda Ballanca, Mr. Robert Gajda, Commissioner for the Protection from Discrimination, Mr. Spiro Bumbulli Secretary General of the Albanian Association of Banks, Mrs. Eralda Methasani Çani and Mr. Endri Xhina from the academia, as well as Mr. Fotjon Kosta, Coordinator of the Albanian Internet Governance Forum.

The Albanian Data Protection Authority was selected host of the 41st edition of the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC), which will be held from 21 – 24 October 2019 in Tirana. The members of the Board were introduced with the current technical and organizational preparations of this event, which is the largest and most important forum globally. The members of the Board shared ideas and thoughts on the content of the International Conference, and defined the related modalities and deadlines.