Ana Brian Nougrères

2024 Privacy Symposium keynote speaker

Ana Brian Nougrères

UN Special Rapporteur on Right to Privacy

Dr. Ana Brian Nougrères is a Professor of Law, Privacy and ICT at the School of Engineering (since 2014), and at the Degree in Data Science for Business (since 2022), of Universidad de Montevideo. She also teaches Law, Data Protection and ICT at the School of Law of Universidad de la República (since 2000). Practicing Attorney-at-law (1986-2024) and Consultant on data protection, she is based in Montevideo, Uruguay.
In July 2021, the Human Rights Council appointed Dr. Brian Nougrères as the Special Rapporteur on the Right to Privacy and took up the mandate on 1 August 2021. 

Between 2022 and 2024 the Special Rapporteur on privacy has presented five thematic reports to the Human Rights Council (HRC) and the General Assembly (GA):  

Legal safeguards and Remedies for personal data protection and privacy in the digital age A/HRC/55/46 

Principles of transparency and explainability in the processing of personal data in artificial intelligence A/78/310 

Implementation of the principles of purpose limitation, deletion of data and demonstrated or proactive accountability in the processing of personal data collected by public entities in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic A/HRC/52/37 

Principles underpinning privacy and the protection of personal data A/77/196 

Privacy and personal data protection in Ibero-America: A step towards globalization? A/HRC/49/55.