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Ecuador: International Relations Commission approves report for first debate for draft data protection law

The National Assembly announced, on 9 November 2020, that the International Relations Commission, chaired by Assemblyman Fernando Flores, with 10 votes, approved the report for the first debate of the draft Organic Law on Protection of Personal Data ('the Draft Law'). In particular, the National Assembly stated that the Draft Law will be sent, within a few hours to the presidency of the National Assembly, so it can be debated by the 137 assembly members in a session of the Plenary of the Legislature. Moreover, Flores, prior to voting on the report, indicated that it has received the contributions of 27 national and international experts including academics, officials, authorities and professionals in cybersecurity, data management and data protection.

You can read the press release, only available in Spanish, here.