In 2021, Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) issued a report titled “GOVERNANCE INNOVATION Ver.2: A guide to designing and implementing agile governance”. This report highlights how our society and goals are changing based on data and cyber-physical systems, and addresses the need for “agile governance” in the entire society. In this presentation, the speaker will summarize the essence of the report and introduces what it means for data governance.
- Multi-stakeholder governance
- Agile Governance
- Governance of governance
- New regulatory model
- New sanction model
- “Comply and explain” approach
Hiroki Habuka – Deputy Director for Global Digital Governance | Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) | Japan
Hiroki Habuka is a Deputy Director for Governance Strategy, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan. He is an attorney at law admitted in Japan and New York State. Habuka is in charge of designing a new governance framework for digitalized society, including AI governance, privacy protection, data security, and digital platform regulatory policies. He served as a lead author for two reports published by METI, “GOVERNANCE INNOVATION: Redesigning Law and Architecture for Society 5.0” (2020) and “GOVERNANCE INNOVATION Ver.2: A Guide to Designing and Implementing Agile Governance” (2021). He received a master’s degree from Stanford Law School (LL.M., Fulbright Fellow), and a Juris Doctor’s degree from University of Tokyo Law School. He is teaching innovation governance in the University of Tokyo Graduate School of Public Policy as a visiting lecturer.
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Hiroki Habuka – Deputy Director for Global Digital Governance | Japan’s Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry (METI) | Japan