Inês Antas de Barros, Isabel Ornelas (Managing Associates), Iakovina Kindylidi (International Adviser) and Laura Sarmento (Consultant) gave a series of training sessions related to the protection of personal data, to the groups participating in the Data4COVID19 Africa Challenge.

This international project organized by the French Development Agency (AFD), Expertise France and The GovLab, aims to accelerate digital innovation and information management as a way to react and manage the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. For this purpose, AFD received 83 support proposals from different entities, covering 22 African countries.

The lawyers conducted three webinars for key managers of the selected projects, with the webinars aiming to identify the main data protection issues applicable in projects of this size, nature and impact, as well as to foster discussion with participants on the main concerns and contingencies relevant to the different projects.

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