Welcome to the Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) website. APPA is a forum for privacy authorities in the Asia Pacific region. It gives privacy authorities in the region an opportunity to form partnerships, discuss best practices and to share information on emerging technology, trends and changes to privacy regulation.

On this website, you can find a number of privacy resources and information about APPA’s bi-annual forum, Privacy Awareness Week and contact details for members.

Communiqué from the 51st APPA Forum in Japan

The Personal Information Protection Commission of Japan (PPC Japan) hosted the 51st Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) Forum on 29-30 May in Tokyo, Japan. Over the two days, APPA members and invited guests discussed global privacy trends, exchanged domestic experiences and sought opportunities for cooperation on education and enforcement activities across the Asia Pacific Region.

For more information about the 51st APPA Forum, including the issues that were discussed, see the Communiqué.