On August 4, 2021, Open Internet for Democracy Leader (Leader) Sheilah Birgen joined the Democracy That Delivers podcast, hosted by the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE). This episode, titled “Advancing Data Privacy and Protection in Kenya,” identifies policy gaps and implementation challenges related to Kenya’s November 2019 Data Protection Act. Sheilah examined how to strengthen the implementation of the law and raise awareness among local business communities, civil society organizations, independent media, and other key stakeholders on the importance of data protection and privacy. Reflecting on her time as a Leader, Sheilah also explored lessons learned that could be borrowed from Kenya’s experience and applied to initiatives that seek to strengthen data privacy and protection in other local contexts. Listen here to learn more!
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