Singapore appointed as Deputy Chair of the Global Cross-Border Policy Rules (CBPR) Forum’s Global Forum Assembly

Singapore has been appointed the Deputy Chair of the Global Cross Border Policy Rules (CBPR) Forum’s policy making body, the Global Forum Assembly.


The Global CBPR Forum was co-founded by Singapore and other participants of the APEC CBPR System in April 2022.1 The Forum seeks to enable the free flow of data and effective data protection and privacy globally through the establishment of the Global CBPR and Privacy Recognition for Processors (PRP) Systems. With the publication of Global CBPR Framework and appointment of its leadership team, the Forum is now welcoming the participation of other jurisdictions.

The Global CBPR Framework complements the Global CBPR Declaration (2022) in setting out the principles and objectives of the Forum. The Framework establishes the core requirements on which the Global Cross-Border Privacy Rules (CBPR) and Global Privacy Recognition for Processors (PRP) Systems will be based.

Our economy is increasingly driven by data. The Global CBPR Forum will boost trust in data flows across borders and unlock the potential for more data driven innovation. Singapore is honoured to be appointed as the Deputy Chair of the Global Forum Assembly. This affirms our digital thought leadership, and commitment to shaping global norms and standards to build a better digital future for all.

Mr Lew Chuen Hong

Chief Executive of IMDA

Find out more details on the Global CBPR Framework and the Forum’s leadership team at


Issued by the Infocomm Media Development Authority

About Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA)

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) leads Singapore’s digital transformation with infocomm media. To do this, IMDA will develop a dynamic digital economy and a cohesive digital society, driven by an exceptional infocomm media (ICM) ecosystem – by developing talent, strengthening business capabilities, and enhancing Singapore's ICM infrastructure. IMDA also regulates the telecommunications and media sectors to safeguard consumer interests while fostering a pro-business environment, and enhances Singapore’s data protection regime through the Personal Data Protection Commission.

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