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Retreat from the IGF?

New York, United States

Yesterday an elite group of our peers was transported to Glen Cove, NY for the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)

HRC resolution on human rights on the internet: What really happened?

The Human Rights Council passed a significant resolution late last month reaffirming the importance of protecting and promoting human rights on the internet.

Inside the Information Society: Three challenges for the Internet Governance Forum

London [11 July 2016]

*_Each week, David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

Inside the Information Society: Connecting ICTs to economic, social and cultural rights

London [4 July 2016]

*_Each week, David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

Inside the Information Society: Putting ICTs to rights

London [27 June 2016]

Each week, David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society. This week’s blog looks at human rights and how they have been affected by ICTs and the Internet.

We talk a lot about ICTs and human rights.

Inside the Information Society: ICTs, equality and empowerment - what's really happening?

London [20 June 2016]

*_Each week, David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

States must go beyond ensuring basic access... to empower citizens

Geneva

Access to information is a fundamental right that needs to be realised in support of economic, social and cultural rights (ESCRs) – whether it’s information on life skills, social security grants, science and culture, or access to legal or educational resources. Access to information is also high on the global sustainable development agenda.

The problem with “development” – linking infrastructure to content indicators

Geneva

Responding to reports by the special rapporteurs on migrants and extreme poverty at the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva, the government of Botswana had something interesting to say. It sai

Inside the Information Society: What the World Bank thinks about Digital Dividends

London [13 June 2016]

*_David Souter comments each week on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

Inside the Information Society: Where are the ICTs in sustainable development?

London [6 June 2016]

David Souter comments each week on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society. This week’s blog is about the need for more recognition of ICTs in sustainable development.

‘Sustainable development’ is the UN’s current watchphrase.

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