European Union opens Adequacy Dialogue with Kenya

10/05/2024 | European Union Delegation to Kenya

The European Union has announced that it has opened an Adequacy Dialogue with Kenya. Speaking at the Network for African Data Protection Authorities (NADPA) Conference, EU Delegation to Kenya Charge d'affairs a.i, Mr. Ondrej Simek said that if successful, the Adequacy Dialogue could result in an adequacy decision for Kenya, the first of its kind its Africa.

As part of the Dialogue, the EU will work with the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner (ODPC), the Ministry of Information, Communication, and The Digital Economy to "explore this possibility of building a safe "personal data bridge" between our two economies."

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