On January 26 and 27, 2017, the National Institute for Transparency and Access to Information and Personal Data Protection (Instituto Nacional de Transparencia, Acceso a la Información y Protección de Datos Personales), together with local data protection agencies from the various states and Mexico City's Institute of Transparency, Access to Public Information, Personal Data Protection of Personal Data and Accountability (Instituto de Transparencia, Acceso a la Información Pública, Protección de Datos Personales y Rendición de Cuentas de la Ciudad de México), commemorated International Data Protection Day (source document in Spanish) by holding forums on personal data protection, privacy rights of "digital individuals," and challenges facing the implementation of the newly enacted General Law for the Protection of Personal Data Held by Regulated Subjects.

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