Working group meeting to assess Kenya ICT legislation

The Government has set up a working group to align the ICT sector policy and legislation with the Kenya Constitution.

According to a Public Notice published this week, the working group will hold a stakeholders’ consultation forum on Tuesday next week to discuss the draft policy and bill.

The Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology has mandated the working group to develop a draft policy and bill for the implementation of Article 34 of the Constitution and to hold consultative meetings with stakeholders and members of the public on the draft proposals.

Article 34 of the Constitution guarantees freedom and independence of electronic, print and all other types of media. 

The consultations will take place on Tuesday July 9 at the Kenya Commercial Bank Leadership Centre, Karen, starting at 9 am.

The Chair of the Working Group, Prof Patricia Kameri–Mbote, has welcomed ICT sector members and the public to attend and participate in the forum and to confirm their attendance through [email protected]

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