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Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin, President of the French data protection authority or CNIL and Chair of the EU Working Party (WP29) on personal data protection

June 18th, 2015 Interviews, Uncategorized
Recent topics in the news such as the European Union’s data protection regulation and the “right to be forgotten” or “delisted” are changing the way we view data protection and notions of privacy. Isabelle Falque-Pierrotin is the President of the French Data Protection authority (“Commission nationale de l’informatique et des libertés”). She has been a member of the CNIL since 2004. Appointed as Deputy Chair of this authority from 2009 to 2011, she became its President in 2011. She was reelected by the members of the Commission in 2014. She was also elected Chair of the Article 29 Working Party...

2014 World Policy Conference

December 19th, 2014 Uncategorized, Video
Watch World Policy Conference's Video. Plenary 3, 2014 in Seoul. “Inequalities and globalization” With Susan Liautaud Mari Kiviniemi Richard Vooper Jean Pisani-Ferry Rhee Changyong Il Sakong The rampant rise of inequalities has stirred lively discussion across all continents and provides fodder to all those opposed to globalisation and, more broadly speaking, capitalism. During this session, we will aim to lay out the problem and identify the governance measures most appropriate and attainable in this area. The session will give pride of place to the institutional points of view (OECD and IMF). [Watch Video]

October 2014 Top 5

October 24th, 2014 Top 5, Uncategorized
The Ethics of Trust Trust and ethical decision-making are intertwined. Ethical behavior usually enhances trust. Unethical behavior usually erodes trust. The former does not require perfection. Rather, best efforts to prioritize ethics in all decision-making and swiftly taking responsibility for and remedying, ethical failings, builds trust. The latter does not require perfection either. Even partially or potentially unethical behavior or a hint of impropriety generates the doubt that becomes a slippery slope to mistrust. Mistrust can lead to fear (such as the National Security Agency accessing personal data) or unhelpful self-protective measures (like home-made Ebola protection suits). Worse, mistrust often...

Neal Keny-Guyer, CEO of Mercy Corps [Video interview]

October 6th, 2014 Interviews, Uncategorized
Watch Susan Liautaud's video interview with Neal Keny-Guyer, CEO of Mercy Corps [Watch interview]

Baroness Martha Lane Fox, CBE – UK digital access pioneer, entrepreneur, crossbench peer

September 24th, 2014 Interviews, Uncategorized
Martha Lane Fox co-founded Europe’s largest travel and leisure website with Brent Hoberman in 1998, they took it public in 2000 and sold it in 2005. Martha was appointed a crossbench peer in the House of Lords in March 2013. She is currently chair of Go On UK, a coalition of public and private sector partners that are helping millions more people and organisations online. In March 2014 she was appointed Chancellor of the Open University. Martha co- founded and chairs LuckyVoice, revolutionising the karaoke industry. She chairs MakieLab and Founders Forum for Good. She is a Non-Executive Director...

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