CARD identifies gaps in the draft data protection law

The Center for the Advancement of Rights and Democracy (CARD) identified rooms in the draft personal data protection (PDP) proclamation of Ethiopia and gave recommendations for revision before the law is adopted and enacted. First introduced in 2020 by the Ministry of Science and Technology (MiNT) and later updated in 2021, the draft bill acknowledges […]

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CARD, in collaboration with Data4Change, launches a two-week campaign on internet accessibility

The Center for the Advancement of Rights and Democracy (CARD), assisted by a successive capacity-building fellowship and data story development it has been receiving from Data4Change, has launched an online campaign today on May 16, 2022. The campaign is titled “The Digital Divide: how lack of internet access hinders Ethiopia’s potential” and will last for […]

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Open Call for Sustainable Peace and Unfettered Freedom of Expression in Ethiopia

May 3, 2022 Addis Ababa To:  The Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, All Regional Presidents, Minister of the Government Communication Service, Minister of Ministry of Justice,  Minister of Ministry of Peace, General Director of the Ethiopian Media Authority, Chief Justice of FDRE Federal Supreme Court, Minister of Ministry of Women and […]

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Call for Digital Safety Trainer and Junior IT Auditor

1. Background CARD is a board-led, for non-profit organization registered in Ethiopia under the revised Civil Societies Law 1113/2019 with registry number 4307. CARD envisions a democratic Ethiopia and has a mission of echoing principles of democracy to make it the rule of the game in the country.  Digital Literacy and Digital rights are CARD’s […]

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