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17 February 2020

Activity Details (ID# 23583)  

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Title Expert seminar ''Data Protection: European standards and Ukrainian legislation” 
Description CoE standards as regards automatic processing of personal data (Convention ETS. 108 and other international legal instruments) were reinforced for the Ukrainian media sector audience. 
Status Completed 
Date 11/03/2011 
Location Kyiv, Ukraine
Countries CoE Members: Ukraine
Organisations: Council of Europe
Contributors Poland - Expertise
  Joint Programme Activity - Ukr-Media
Joint Programme EC/CoE
JP Ukr-Media - Promoting European Standards in the Ukrainian Media Environment    (Logframe)  (Activities)
Project Purpose 1 - 2008/DGHL/JP/2113   Promotion of European Standards in the Ukrainian Media Environment
Expected Result 1.7 - Regulatory practices for the protection of personal data are aligned with the European standards
Council of Europe Programme of Activities
I – Democracy
Line of Action ⇒ III.3 – Promoting Democratic Governance and Stability
Programme ☆ III.3.2  Good governance, Internet and Media

Working Method

Organisation of meetings - Seminar 
Directorate (Service) Human Rights and Legal Affairs (Cooperation - Legal and Human Rights Capacity Building Department)
CoE Contact DERVISAGIC, Lejla   email
Partners Media Law Institute - Local or National NGO
State Service of Ukraine for the Protection of Personal Data - National Institution
Web Pages
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1 http://www.zpd.gov.ua/zpd.gov.ua_eng/indexNews.html  
Last Modified 20/12/2011 

Activity Synopsis (ID# 23583) (Hide Synopsis)

Objective(s) to reinforce CoE standards as regards automatic processing of personal data (Convention ETS. 108 and other international legal instruments) for the media sector audience, and to share best regulatory practices in the area of automatic processing of personal data 
Output/Results The representatives of the newly formed Ukrainian data protection regulator were introduced to examples of best regulatory practices in this area. Brief expert comments regarding the new Ukrainian law on personal data protection were presented, with emphasis on potential challenges for the operation of the editorial offices and journalists. 
Conclusions/Follow Up To bridge the legislation gaps to date, co-regulation solutions between the media sector and the data protection regulator were suggested as a result. 
Participants 51 participant of the event represented the new regulator (State Service for Protection of Presonal Data), Parliamentary Committee for Freedom of Speech and Information, broadcaster and internet associations, media lawyers, journalists and civil society leaders. 
Consultants/Experts Prof. Bertil Cottier, Dr Wojciech Wiewiórowski (no expert fee - public official), Piotr Drobek(no expert fee - public official) 
CoE Secretariat Ǻke PETERSON, Representative of the Secretary General of the Council of Europe for the co-ordination of co-operation programmes with Ukraine (seconded)
Olga Sedova, Project Officer 
Total No. Participants 51 
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