Amnesty International Kenya

For A Program To Strengthen Data Governance In Kenya

Overview
Amnesty Kenya is part of the Amnesty International global human rights movement, which consists of 70 national entities. With this grant, Amnesty Kenya will promote strong data governance in Kenya and Africa generally. Together with partner organization Open Institute, Amnesty International Kenya will inform the operationalization of Kenya’s Data Protection Act to ensure that Kenyans benefit from the advantages of technology without compromising their fundamental rights, and will promote responsible data use in the context of the COVID-19 response in Kenya and other African countries. This grant is part of a cluster of grants under the Evidence-Informed Policymaking strategy to strengthen a field of African institutions working on data governance. The goal of this cluster is to help governments in East and West Africa develop policy frameworks that balance public good uses of data with data privacy and protection.
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for a program to strengthen data governance in Kenya  
Amnesty Kenya is part of the Amnesty International global human rights movement, which consists of 70 national entities. With this grant, Amnesty Kenya will promote strong data governance in Kenya and Africa generally. Together with partner organization Open Institute, Amnesty International Kenya will inform the operationalization of Kenya’s Data Protection Act to ensure that Kenyans benefit from the advantages of technology without compromising their fundamental rights, and will promote responsible data use in the context of the COVID-19 response in Kenya and other African countries. This grant is part of a cluster of grants under the Evidence-Informed Policymaking strategy to strengthen a field of African institutions working on data governance. The goal of this cluster is to help governments in East and West Africa develop policy frameworks that balance public good uses of data with data privacy and protection.

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