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 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.

58th APPA Forum hosted by the Personal Data Protection Commission Singapore (PDPC Singapore)

The Personal Data Protection Commission Singapore (PDPC Singapore) hosted the 58th Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) forum on 29 and 30 November 2022 in Singapore, with both in-person and virtual attendance. The forum was attended by 17 APPA members across the Asia-Pacific region. A number of observers were also in attendance from around the globe, including other data protection authorities and global forum, together with guests from the think tanks, industry, civil society and trade associations. Over the two days, APPA members, observers and guests shared and discussed on a wide array of global privacy issues, regulatory developments and enforcement experiences, and reconnected with one another for enhanced cooperation and collaborations. For details, see the 58th APPA Forum Communiqué.