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Mr Yuri van Steenwijk

President of the International Board
Participates in 1 Session

Yuri van Steenwijk is the current President of the International Board of the European Law Students' Association (ELSA). He has been active in the Association for the past four years, both locally and nationally. Originally from Switzerland, he is finishing his Bachelor of Laws at the University of Zurich and completed a semester at the University of Lausanne. He wrote his Bachelor's Thesis on Consumer Law in Intergovernmental Organisations.

Sessions in which Mr Yuri van Steenwijk participates

Monday 17 April, 2023

Time Zone: (GMT+01:00) Rome
11:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | 1 hour
Research and Innovation

Five years after GDPR came into effect, thousands of new Data Protection Officers have been nominated, however, their level of proficiency is extremely variable. Moreover, some countries, like Germany have had DPO for many decades where others, especially recent EU members only introduce the role a few years ago. The need to recruit, train and educate DPO is therefore very high as well as very different across European countries.