Created: Jun 11, 2021 07:50 AM
Data Commissioner Gitanjali Gutierrez
Bermuda’s Data Commissioner is to affix to the primary government committee for the Worldwide Convention of Data Commissioners.
Gitanjali Gutierrez was elected to the position after a vote final month and her three-year time period will start on the shut of the ICIC’s annual convention, which might be held on June 23 and 24.
Ms Gutierrez stated: “As an government committee member, the Bermuda ICO and our officers will proceed to learn from helpful worldwide relationships for sharing info, constructing capability and deepening data.
“In flip, these interactions allow the Bermuda ICO to repeatedly strengthen our oversight and promotion of Pati rights for Bermudians and residents.”
She added: “Membership on this committee ensures that Bermuda’s ICO is on the worldwide decision-making desk with our colleagues.
“We have now a possibility to contribute our insights as a small, nimble oversight physique in a smaller jurisdiction, making certain that the ICIC’s work advantages Data Commissioners from a range of jurisdictions”.
The ICIC is the one everlasting worldwide community that connects member Data Commissioners to guard and promote entry to public info as “a basic pillar to social, financial and democratic governance globally”.
The committee’s obligations embody taking the lead within the implementation of the strategic priorities of convention resolutions, assist for the host in growing the agenda and annual assembly, and inspiring members to advertise worldwide occasions.
Ms Gutierrez joined colleagues to undertake the ICIC constitution in March 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa.
She has additionally served on the ICIC’s governance working group.