IGF Brazil 2015: APC and LaborNet interviews and action


At the IGF 2015 conference in Brazil, APC and it’s members including LaborNet participated. Delegates talked about their issues and concerns and issues facing internet rights and democratic communication.

WSIS+10 Review: Consequences for human rights and cybersecurity issues

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In the ninth installment of the FOC Working Group 1 (WG1) blog series, guest author Deborah Brown from the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) reflects on the ongoing negotiations at the UN

Young African meets Global Forum

Joao Pessoa, Brazil

African Internet Rights. Whose rights are these anyway?, at IGF 2015.African Internet Rights. Whose rights are these anyway?, at IGF 2015.

The first thought that came to mind when I heard that I was going to Brazil was white sand beaches and clear blue waters.

Threats on her phone and footsteps behind her back


Nina finished her work day at the high-fashion clothing store in the biggest shopping mall in Sarajevo, after tagging the new clothes they had received that morning and placing them on the bright red shelves. She said goodbye to the rest of the staff remaining, and left for home.

Read about the most successful MozFest yet!

Picture by Brett GaylorPicture by Brett GaylorIt’s been an eventful November!

IGF 2015: The right to protest online

João Pessoa, Brazil

IGF 2015: The right to protest onlineIGF 2015: The right to protest online

Internet Governance Forum: The right to protest online

In the digital age, protests are no longer limited to assemblies and gatherings in physical spaces but are increasingly taking place, in whole or in part, online.

Members of the APC network at the 2015 IGF: All videos in one place

Joao Pessoa


What do women expect for this 10th IGF?

Argentina asked many of the participants in the Gender and Internet Governance eXchanges (gigX) from three different regions what they expected for this year’s 10th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Brazil, in terms of women’s and sexual rights, gender, and internet governance.

Women actively join internet governance discussions


It’s good news to know that more women are actively joining internet governance discussions and that they are starting to take steps so that women’s rights activists and their movement include internet governance issues in their agenda.

Bytes for All Pakistan, Internet Rights Are Human Rights workshop


“It was the first time I attended a training about Internet rights.

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