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Welcome to the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) website. APPA is a forum for privacy authorities in the Asia Pacific region. It gives privacy authorities in the region an opportunity to form partnerships, discuss best practices and to share information on emerging technology, trends and changes to privacy regulation.

On this website, you can find a number of privacy resources and information about APPA’s bi-annual forum, Privacy Awareness Week and contact details for members.

Communiqué from the 48th APPA Forum in Canada

The Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC-Canada) and the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner for British Columbia (OIPC-BC) co-hosted the 48th Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum on 16 to 17 November 2017 in Vancouver, Canada. A kick-off event was also organized on 15 November, highlighting the benefits of independent research in privacy, while showcasing results of the OPC-Canada’s Contribution Program.

For more information about the 48th APPA Forum, including the issues that were discussed, see the Communiqué.

Group photo of the APPA forum participants