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Indonesia

On 19 April 2023, the first Annual Meeting of the Indonesian-German Digital Dialogue took place at Hannover Messe. The German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) and the Indonesian Ministry of Communications and Informatics (MCI) exchanged the Joint Declaration of Intent, which was signed by both ministers, and agreed on the Work Plan for the Digital Dialogue. More than 40 representatives from politics, business and civil society took part on site to exchange on the digital policy cooperation.

India

Dr Rudolf Gridl, Director General of the Central Department at the German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV), recently visited India. On March 6, he participated in a roundtable discussion on current data policy frameworks. The Secretariat for the Indo-German Digital Dialogue and the German Embassy New Delhi jointly organised the event. Participants from think tanks, academia and the private sector painted a holistic picture on the state of data policy in India and related opportunities and challenges.

India

Dr Rudolf Gridl, Director General of the Central Department at the German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV), visited New Delhi on 6 and 7 March 2023. His aim was an exchange on the digitalisation of government administration and digital public services. BMDV and the Indian Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) organised the delegation visit within the framework of the Indo-German Digital Dialogue.

General

The German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) has launched the stakeholder participation process for Germany's strategy on international digital policy. Ben Brake, Director General Digital and Data Policy at BMDV, invited to the first Stakeholder Forum International Digital Policy on 23 February. It took place in German.

General

On 24 January, the German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) hosted German stakeholder consultations for the International Digital Dialogues, in Berlin and online. The consultations provided an opportunity for German stakeholders to share their interests and discuss current topics, challenges and ideas for activities within the International Digital Dialogues.

Mexico

In early January 2023, the Federal Telecommunications Institute (IFT) published a notice for the opening of a public consultation. The goal is to gather information and proposals for the design and preparation of the next public tender. The result will be the granting of concessions for the use and commercial exploitation of frequency bands of the radio spectrum, available for the provision of wireless access services.

Brazil

On 7 December 2022, the Secretariat for the Brazilian-German Digital Dialogue initiated an online exchange series about data protection. Representatives from both the public and private sectors attended the first technical exchange which was held in Portuguese. The topic of the discussion was the dosimetry of administrative sanctions. You can find a recording of the discussion below this text.

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