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If you are a GPA member authority and are considering submitting a bid to host the 2022 Annual Meeting, consult the guidance for authorities intending to submit a proposal to host the 2020 Annual Meeting of the Global Privacy Assembly and return your bid to the GPA Secretariat at secretariat@globalprivacyassembly.org by the 24th of April.

The GPA Annual Meeting

The Global Privacy Assembly meets annually to provide member authorities with an opportunity to discuss matters relevant to the membership as a whole, such as considering proposed resolutions and declarations, the Assembly’s strategic direction as well as deciding on accreditation of new members to be admitted to the GPA.

Each year, the GPA Secretariat will invite member authorities to submit proposals to the Executive Committee to host a future annual meeting.

Who can respond to the call? 

Any accredited GPA member authority can submit a proposal for hosting the 2022 Annual Meeting. The Executive Committee will also accept a proposal made jointly by two member authorities.

How do I submit my Host Bid proposal? 

Host Bid proposal have to be sent to the GPA Secretariat at secretariat@globalprivacyassembly.org by the set deadline to be considered.

Before submitting your proposal, please ensure you have read the guidance for authorities intending to submit a proposal to host the 2022 Annual Meeting of the Global Privacy Assembly.

Are there any relevant documents I should consult before submitting my proposal?

Hosts should familiarise themselves with the Assembly’s Rules and Procedures, which outline aspects of the hosting role (e.g. in relation to language and simultaneous interpretation), and with the Assembly’s Resolution on the Conference’s Strategic Direction.

The proposal on the Relationship between the Closed and Open Sessions developed by the Working Group on the Future of the Conference, and endorsed by the 2019 Annual Meeting in Tirana, is also considered a helpful resource for Bidding Authorities when drafting their proposal.

Any other questions?

If you are considering to submit a bid to host the 2022 Annual Meeting and have doubts or queries in relation to the process, please do not hesitate to contact the GPA Secretariat at secretariat@globalprivacyassembly.org