Dialogue between the PPC Secretariat and EU Commission's DG Justice

On April 22, 2016, the Secretariat of the PPC and Mr. Gencarelli, the Head of Unit of the Data Protection Unit of the EU Commission's DG Justice had an exchange of views.

Mr. Yamamoto, the Counsellor of the PPC, explained the establishment of the PPC and the amended Act on the Protection of Personal Information, which will take effect next year.

From his side, Head of Unit Gencarelli welcomed the establishment of the PPC and the PPC’s commitment to the protection of personal information. He also informed about recent developments on the reform of EU data protection law, in particular the General Data Protection Regulation.

Both sides expressed their interest to continue their dialogue to improve their mutual understanding of each other's data protection framework and to promote cooperation for a better protection of personal information.




From the left, Mr. Ishii (Director of the Secretariat, PPC), Mr. Yamamoto (Counsellor of the Secretariat, PPC), Mr. Gencarelli (the Head of Unit of the Data Protection Unit of the EU Commission's DG Justice), Mr. Julien-Malvy (Counsellor of the Delegation of the European Union to Japan)