Public Service Sector Receives Data Privacy Training

May 12 , 2024


  Staff members from the National Bank of Ethiopia, the Ministry of Trade & Regional Integration and the Ministry of Revenues received a three-day training on data privacy and protection over the past week. The training aimed to equip participants with the skills of proper data breach notification procedures, minimising risk of exposure, and secure data transfer practices to safeguard personal data during transmission. It was given by the Business Environment and Investment Climate (BEIC) project under GIZ and comes a month after the ratification of the data protection proclamation by parliament The training also included an overview of International laws, including the European Union General Data Protection Regulation, the African Union Cyber Security Data Protection Convention, and the country's data privacy directives.


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