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Contribution of Prof. Dr. van Brakel to the Interfederal Working Group on the Belgian contact-tracing app and launch of public consultation

  • August 5, 2020

[COVID-19/consultation] The Interfederal Working Group on the Belgian contact-tracing app (Coronalert app), supported by the Interfederal Committee for Testing and Tracing, launched today a public consultation on the Belgian contact-tracing app. Feedback can be provided until 31 August 2020. A second consultation will be launched when the Data Protection Impact Assessment is drafted. Relevant material and resources can be found on the consultation website.

Since mid-May 2020, the Working Group has supported the development of the Coronalert app for Belgium and has provided advice to the Federal and Regional Governments

Prof. Dr. Rosamunde Van Brakel (LSTS/imec-SMIT Vrije Universiteit Brussel) participates as expert member in the Working Group. The Group further includes the following members: Cécile De Terwangne (CRIDS, Université Namur), Lionel de Wasseige (Approach), Bart De Win (PwC Belgium), Koen Handekyn (Allcrux), Bart Preneel (ESAT Katholieke Universiteit Leuven), Rosamunde Van Brakel (LSTS/imec-SMIT Vrije Universiteit Brussel), Patrick Van Eecke (DLA Piper and Universiteit Antwerpen)

A short summary of the consultation results will be published in due time.

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