Practical Insights on data protection

What Are Your Thoughts on Health Data Governance Principles?

What Are Your Thoughts on Health Data Governance Principles?

Published on: Nov 25 2021 by Wayan Vota - Leave a Comment
Over the last several decades, the collection and use of health data have grown in complexity and have become increasingly indivisible from the operation of health...
How SADC Government Cybersecurity Laws Impact Human Rights

How SADC Government Cybersecurity Laws Impact Human Rights

Published on: Nov 17 2021 by Guest Writer - Leave a Comment
It is now axiomatic that the mass diffusion of the internet and its ancillary digital technologies have created an alternative space for the widespread and ‘unrestricted’...
5 Ways We Get Survey Participants To Opt Out of Data Collection

5 Ways We Get Survey Participants To Opt Out of Data Collection

Published on: Oct 28 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 5 Ways We Get Survey Participants To Opt Out of Data Collection
Over the years, we’ve found that one specific area of the research life cycle – informed consent – needs serious improvement. The consent process...
What Digital Technology Systems Are Procured by African Governments?

What Digital Technology Systems Are Procured by African Governments?

Published on: Oct 14 2021 by Guest Writer - 1 Comment
What does the public know about transparency and safeguards in the procurement and deployment of Digital Technology Systems in Africa, including biometric identification,...
UNICEF 10 Point Children’s Data Governance Manifesto

UNICEF 10 Point Children’s Data Governance Manifesto

Published on: Aug 11 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on UNICEF 10 Point Children’s Data Governance Manifesto
This year, 123 million children will celebrate their 18th birthday and entry into adulthood. For each boy or girl, tens of thousands of data points on average will...
We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment

We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment

Published on: Jun 24 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on We Must Act on New Guidance for Children’s Rights in the Digital Environment
Recently, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child adopted the eagerly awaited General Comment 25 on ‘children’s rights in relation to the digital environment’....
10 Lessons Learned in Scaling Mobile Data Collection Processes

10 Lessons Learned in Scaling Mobile Data Collection Processes

Published on: Oct 03 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 10 Lessons Learned in Scaling Mobile Data Collection Processes
In the last decade, Mobile Data Collection has been used more and more by humanitarian and development organizations for situation analyses, project monitoring,...
How to Add Informed Consent to Your Responsible Data Practices

How to Add Informed Consent to Your Responsible Data Practices

Published on: May 15 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Add Informed Consent to Your Responsible Data Practices
Informed consent is recognized as an integral part of responsible data practices by international development and humanitarian organizations. Much debate, however,...
We Must Be Accountable for the Data We Collect

We Must Be Accountable for the Data We Collect

Published on: Oct 05 2017 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on We Must Be Accountable for the Data We Collect
In today’s world, there is no question of the power of data. Some people consider data the new gold, and even associate some of the data processes with metallurgy...
5 Unanswered Questions on Expanding Digital Economies in Developing Countries

5 Unanswered Questions on Expanding Digital Economies in Developing Countries

Published on: May 11 2015 by Denise Phelps - Comments Off on 5 Unanswered Questions on Expanding Digital Economies in Developing Countries
Recently, the Technology Salon in Washington DC asked if Digital Economies Will Empower or Enslave the Next 4 Billion Mobile Users? While there was a general recognition...