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Waltraut Kotschy

Data protection and e-government expert, longstanding experience as former civil servant in charge of data protection in Austria and as former data protection commissioner.

At present: consulting and extensive lecturing on data protection matters, senior counsel to the BIM, many publications in the fields of data protection and e-government.

Geographic areas of activities: EU, Western Balkans, Belarus, Ukraine, Georgia

Expert to the following projects:

  • Institution-building for alignment with the Union acquis on the protection of personal data (Twinning in Albania)
  • General Data Protection Regulation
  • Handbook on European Data Protection Law
  • Strengthening the Parliament Commissioner for Human Rights (Twinning in Ukraine)
  • Implementation of personal data protection strategy (Twinning in Montenegro)
  • Assistance to the Office for Personal Data Protection (Twinning in the Czech Republic)
  • Data State Inspection in Latvia (Twinning in Latvia)