Why Does Data Governance Matter for Workers' Rights?

Why Does Data Governance Matter for Workers' Rights?
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Public Services International, Focus on the Global South, Third World Network, and IT for Change

IT for Change is co-organizing a webinar on 'Why Does Data Governance Matter for Workers' Rights?' with Public Services International, Focus on the Global South, and Third World Network. This is the third and last of a three-part webinar series on digital trade rules and workers' rights.

The webinar will explore why data governance matters for workers' rights, taking on the following questions:

  • Why should public sector workers care about public data infrastructure?
  • How can data governance promote public interest and workers' rights?
  • How do digital trade agreements impact policy space for data governance and workers' rights?

The speakers include:

  • V Narasimhan, from All India National Life Insurance Employees Federation, who will speak on public data infrastructure development and workers' rights: The LIC experience
  • Nandini Chami, from IT for Change, who will speak about how we can conceptualize data governance for workers' data rights: Some reflections for the Indian context
  • Jai Vipra, from Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, who will speak about digital trade agreements and the policy space for data governance: Why should workers' organizations care?

The session will be moderated by Susana Barria from Public Services International.