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The Privacy Symposium Africa (PSA) is an event that focuses on discussions and presentations about privacy and related issues in the African context.

PSA 2024 is here! This year, the 6th edition will prominently feature Election Data Governance, addressing intricacies surrounding data collection, processing, storage, and usage within electoral processes.

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Data Protection

EMPOWERING YOU WITH CONTROL OVER YOUR PRIVACY AND DIGITAL LIFE,

We raise awareness about the risks associated with the processing of personal data online and offline. This includes educating individuals about the types of data that are typically collected by companies and how that data can be used..

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Freedom of expression & other Internet Freedoms

AMPLIFYING YOUR VOICE, PRESERVING YOUR ONLINE FREEDOM

Through our lobbying efforts, we engage with the government and other stakeholders to promote internet freedoms and prevent censorship. As a human rights organization, we are committed to defending the rights of internet users and ensuring that they are not violated. We believe that an open and secure internet is essential for the promotion of democracy, human rights, and social justice.

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Policy and Legal Reform

DRIVING CHANGE THROUGH POLICY AND LEGAL REFORM

We work with other organizations and stakeholders to advocate for policy and legal reforms that promote digital rights and freedoms in Uganda. We also monitors the implementation of existing laws and policies to ensure that they are aligned with international human rights standards.

In order to understand the level of compliance, Unwanted Witness conducts an annual legal compliance assessment for selected countries in Africa. The 2023 Privacy Scorecard report was first launched at the 5th Privacy Symposium Africa in Port Louis, Mauritius.

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Digital Inclusion

DIGITAL INCLUSION FOR ALL

Our Digital Inclusion and Innovation Program is focused on promoting digital inclusion in Uganda and beyond, particularly among marginalized communities, and fostering innovation in the digital space. The program aims to bridge the digital divide, increase access to digital technologies, and promote the use of digital platforms for social and economic development.

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Advocacy and Research

RESEARCHING FOR CHANGE , ADVOCATING FOR IMPACT

We carry out research activities to identify challenges that individuals and communities face regarding digital rights and freedoms in Uganda and beyond. We conduct evidence-based research, which provides a basis for the formulation of policy recommendations that guide our advocacy activities. Through research, we identify the gaps in digital rights and freedoms policies and highlight issues that require urgent attention from policymakers, regulators, and other stakeholders.

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Digital Identity

LEGAL AID FOR AN EQUITABLE SOCIETY

We are committed to providing legal aid services to individuals who have experienced digital rights violations in Uganda. We understand the importance of legal representation in ensuring that victims receive justice and compensation. We partner with legal organizations and lawyers to provide these services and make them accessible to those who need them the most. We believe that every individual has the right to access justice and receive fair treatment under the law.

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OUR LATEST POSTS

June 16, 2023

Press Release: Unwanted Witness Organizes West African Privacy Regional Engagement to Spotlight Corporate Responsibility and Civil Society’s Role in Fostering Accountability

Unwanted Witness has organized the West African Privacy Regional Engagement as part of the events that lead to the Privacy Symposium Africa 2023.
June 13, 2023

Press Release: Unwanted Witness Webinar Explores Investment in ICT as Catalyst for Digital Rights in Uganda

Unwanted Witness has organized a webinar titled “Investment in ICT as an Engine for the Enjoyment of Digital Rights in Uganda”
June 12, 2023

Harnessing Adequate ICT Investment for the Enjoyment of Digital Rights in Uganda

Despite the growing importance of digital rights in today’s interconnected world, Uganda faces significant challenges in […]

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