Privacy Symposium 2020
The 2020 privacy symposium explored the dynamics of Data use and Democracy presenting the opportunities and challenges to digital human rights in Uganda across sensitive areas of digital identity, e-commerce, surveillance, and digital political campaigns leveling the significance to 2021 elections.
Upon these realities, the Privacy symposium 2020 targeted 60 participants drawn from government, civil society, academia and professionals to engage in public discourse to sensitize and create awareness about the risks that lie within the weak Data Protection and Privacy laws and the effects on human rights.
Privacy Symposium 2019
Unwanted Witness undertook an analysis of the law and shared it’s findings with the stakeholders, formulated proposals to the government for consideration in the regulations.
The symposium provided a platform for awareness raising and knowledge sharing about the law, as well as understanding on emerging threats and opportunities to data privacy in Uganda.
50 participants drawn from government, academia, NGOs, Private sector, regulators, Diplomatic Community and the media among others attended the event.
The event was jointly organized by the right to Privacy Cluster; the Unwanted Witness and Privacy International.