Our Initiatives

Internet Governance and Digital Rights

Dar es Salaam School on Internet Governance (Dar SIG) is a Digital Agenda for Tanzania Initiative’s (DA4TI) capacity development advocacy program, focused on topics related to Internet governance, digital rights and policy.

  • The program is targeted at but not limited to, media practitioners, journalists, lawyers, researchers, digital rights activists, undergraduate and graduate students from universities and tertiary educational institutions in Tanzania.

Digital Peace and Cyber Diplomacy

This is an initiative which oversees the dynamics and emergence of new policy topics in diplomatic negotiations: Topics including cybersecurity, data protection, privacy, data governance, ecommerce, cybercrime, and AI governance.

The use of digital tools in the practice of diplomacy: social media, online meeting & conferencing, big data and AI analysis, etc.

Digital Inclusion and Safety

Digital Safety Workshop Series is a Digital Agenda for Tanzania Initiative’s (DA4TI) capacity development program whose primary objective is to address the growing need to safeguard the safety of online users.

The workshop series shall cover topics such as CyberSecurity instances, DNS threats/DNSSEC, Online harassment, Digital safety and hygiene practices, Cyber-crimes, Data protection, privacy, Internet shutdown and censorship.

Localization (English- Swahili)

Localization of Internet governance and digital security tools (English-Swahili). This Swahili initiative’s overarching aim is to localize Internet governance and digital safety tutorials, as well as digital security tools through organized edit-a-thons and sprints across Africa.

Digital Mental Health

Invincible minds initiative runs a series of comprehensive educational outreach workshops on mental health issues in the community, in efforts to end mental health stigma and build a community of healthier lives free of mental illness.

Research and Policy

DA4TI conducts research on digital rights, data governance, and privacy, as well as edtech. The primary objective of our research is to generate a deeper understanding of the implications of digital technologies on society and to identify strategies for maximizing their benefits while minimizing potential risks. We seek to examine issues such as access to digital resources, the impact of digital technologies on individual and collective rights, and the challenges associated with ensuring data privacy and security. Additionally, we aim to explore the potential of edtech to improve access to quality education and enhance learning outcomes. Ultimately, our research goal is to contribute to the development of more inclusive and equitable digital ecosystems that foster innovation, growth, and prosperity for all.

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