In this panel, Osama Manzar and UN Special Rapporteur Dr Joseph Cannataci objectively explores the India-EU digital partnership and the idea of ‘Digital Single Market’. Indian Data protection laws are inspired by the European GDPR. However, there are serious concerns both at the end of the EU as well as in India on the overbearing role that the state can play with access of the data.
Dr Joseph Cannataci the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy. He is the Head of the Department of Information Policy & Governance at the Faculty of Media & Knowledge Sciences of the University of Malta.
Osama Manzar is a global leader on the mission of eradicating information poverty from India and the global South using digital tools.
Hindol Sengupta is a writer, and public speaker working in the area of digitisation in India.
*This event is part of the EU-India People’s Summit. The organizers are not responsible for the opinions expressed. The People’s Summit is a non-partisan, non-bureaucratic festival of ideas.*