Andrea Voßhoff, the German Federal Data Protection Commissioner, has reported on the 38th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Marrakech, which brought together officials and civil organisations from 68 countries and the European Union. Amongst other things, it dealt with the privacy effects of digital technologies such as robotics, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Voßhoff announced that five new countries have been received by the conference and that a new working group has been formed, of which her office will make up a part. 

The conference has adopted resolutions on privacy education in schools, the development of new measures for privacy regulation, the protection of human rights advocates and better international cooperation of supervisory authorities.