Data Protection and Privacy Office and Mastercard host two-day training

Through November 1-2, 2023, Rwanda’s Data Protection and Privacy Office and Mastercard hosted a 2-day Data protection training for more than 80 Data Protection Officers across different sectors in Rwanda.

The training, which was led by Mr. Derek Ho, Assistant General Counsel for Privacy and Data Protection and Mr. Femi Daniel, Senior Counsel, Privacy and Data Protection at Mastercard aimed at providing a hands-on and interactive workshop for Data Protection Officers on conducting data protection impact assessments and data breaches management.

The participating Data Protection Officers represented institutions from the public sector, private enterprises in health, finance and banking, telecommunications, ICT, and academia among others.