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Some key issue in UK FOI’s coming conference

An important conference on the advance of UK’s FOIA is coming.

Several issues to be discussed on the conference may draw some light on the main problems encountered during the past 15 months, when the FOIA came into effect.

Here are they:

The FOI and Data Protection Challenges that Lie Ahead for Central Government
Clare Moriarty, Constitutional Director, Department for Constitutional Affairs
Privacy vs Freedom of Information: Competing or Complementary Rights?
Jennifer Stoddart, Privacy Commissioner of Canada
International Commissioners Panel: The Challenges of FOI and Privacy Issues
Jennifer Stoddart, Privacy Commissioner of Canada
Alexander Dix, Berlin Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information
Nataša Pirc Musar, Commissioner for Access to Public Information, Republic of Slovenia

Dealing with Contracts and the Issue of Commercial Confidentiality
Marcus Turle, Solicitor, Field Fisher Waterhouse

Access to Information and Local Democracy
Gifty Edila, Director of Law and Administration, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea


Categories: UK