[kictanet] Event: The role of tech companies in the protection of Human Rights

Ali Hussein ali at hussein.me.ke
Sat Sep 25 16:25:01 EAT 2021

Dear Wamathai

This is a great initiative. Well done.

30th September however is Thursday. Please confirm whether the event is
Thursday or Friday?


*Ali Hussein*

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On Fri, Sep 24, 2021 at 3:57 PM Wamathai (HapaKenya) via KICTANet <
kictanet at lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> Dear Colleagues,
> The Bloggers Association of Kenya (BAKE) would like to invite you to an
> event under the theme *"The role of tech companies in the protection of
> Human Rights”* to be held virtually on Friday 30th, 2021, 10am-1pm.
> Technology companies and especially tech startups have the potential to
> play significant positive contributions to the promotion and protection of
> human rights. In Kenya, the issue of data protection and data privacy is a
> matter of concern for many despite having the existence of the Data
> Protection Act.
> How do we ensure that the organisations trusted with the personal data use
> the best data protection practices? We will also learn more on what the
> Data Commissioner office has been doing to operationalize the Data
> Protection law in Kenya.
> You are welcome to join us and your participation will also be highly
> appreciated.
> Attached, please find the tentative program, and below are some of the
> speakers at the event.
> 1. Marie-Anne (Kui) Kinyanjui- Head of Regulatory and Public Policy at
> Safaricom PLC
> 2. Linda Bonyo  - The Founder of Lawyers Hub
> 3. Richard Wingfield  - Head of Legal- Global Partners Digital
> 4.  Ephraim Percy Kenyanito - Senior Programme Officer -Article 19
> International
> *Details:*
> *When:* Friday 30th September 2021
> *What: *The role of tech companies in the protection of Human Rights
> *Where:* Online
> *Time:* 10.00 am -1:00pm
> Kindly confirm your availability & do let us know if you have any
> questions. Register in advance for this event:
> https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcodOCvqT8pGNR6CAzvPXnyVzenCOmlO1oy
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