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Fwd: Register Now! Data and Politics Workshop Series

Dear listers,
This may be of interest. Please register on the links provided.

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Good afternoon,

As part of the Developing Data <developingdata.org> project, CIPESA
in partnership with the University of Edinburgh, Centre of African Studies
and the Centre for Intellectual Property and Information Technology Law
(CIPIT) are organising a workshop on *The Data Politics of Pandemics
<developingdata.org/data-politics/data-covid/>, *which will explore
the extent to which politics interferes with the collection and reporting
of data on pandemics on the African continent.

The speaker line up includes *Richard Ngamita, Human Rights Data Scientist,
Facebook | Avani Singh, Director/Co-Founder, AltAdvisory Africa |
Jean-Benoit Falisse, Lecturer, University of Edinburgh | Bernard Sabiti,
Senior Strategic Partnership and Engagement Manager, Development
Initiatives*

The Data Politics of Pandemics workshop is scheduled to take place on
Wednesday November 25, 2020 13.00-14.30 East African Time. To attend,
register here
<www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-data-politics-of-pandemics-tickets-129712490551>
.

A second workshop on Data and Elections
<developingdata.org/data-politics/data-elections/> will explore how
data exploitation and micro targeting influence African elections.

The speaker line up includes *Seema Shah | Boye Adegoke, Paradigm
Initiative | Laura Lazara Cabrera, Privacy International.*

The data and elections workshop is scheduled to take place on Wednesday
November 25, 2020 15:30-17:00 East African Time. To attend, register here
<www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/data-elections-workshop-tickets-128139194781>
.

Regards,
Ashnah

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