SEMINAR SERIES BRIEF : Data Privacy and Security: Building the Evidence Base and a multi-stakeholder action base for Personal Data Protection
The African Academic Network on Internet Policy, hosted by the Ibadan School of Government and Public Policy (ISGPP), Nigeria is a network for interdisciplinary scholarly engagement and discussion on the State of the Internet, related policies and regulatory regime in Africa. As part of its mandate, the AANIP hosts seminar series / colloquiums to bring into focus and to foster discourse on crucial issues as it connects ot the digital economy – driven by the Internet.
The Colloquium convenes African stakeholders drawn from Academia, Government and the private sector. Over the course of two days, there will be presentation of papers based on research carried out by academics. This would be followed by panel discussions reviewing the issues identified in the report – which then inform breakout sessions tasked with the goal of identifying and presenting related next steps and action plans for the network and attending stakeholders.
The first of these Seminar Series is focussed on Data Privacy & Security and themed ‘Building the Evidence Base and a multi-stakeholder action base for Personal Data Protection’.