APC Talk

This section is a space where APC's staff, members and readers can open up conversations on topics that are of interest for the ICT community. It is a space where authors get to be themselves – sometimes to express opinions and challenge the readers on issues and topics that are close to them, sometimes to share their personal experience on an event or a current debate. The views expressed in this section do not necessarily reflect the views of APC or its network, but that does not make them any less valuable.

My comments during discussion @IGF10 on CSTD working group on IGF improvements 17 September 2010

> Please sign in to leave a comment A comment I made in an open consultation at the IGF 2010 in Vilnius has been tweeted somewhat out of context, which is of course in the nature of tweets. Here is some background. The context was a lunch time session at the IGF with the chairperson of the Commi...

The GenderIT.org team at the fifth Internet Governance Forum 16 September 2010

As you already know, GenderIT.org team is taking part on fifth Internet Governance Forum meeting in Lithuania until this friday. Please join us and take part on these upcoming activities: Workshop 2 – Protecting women’s rights: Internet content from a gender perspective http://www.intgovf...

EngageMedia produces Green Gone Wrong
EngageMedia produces Green Gone Wrong 16 September 2010 EngageMedia

In this day and age, people in Indonesia, particularly Jakarta, are jumping on the “green” trends bandwagon in a quest to save the Earth from the effects of global warming.

Straight from the IGF: Three women write about IG issues as they relate to them
Straight from the IGF: Three women write about IG issues as they relate to them 15 September 2010 LC

For IGF first-timers and veterans, listening to people talk about issues related to internet governance has created a snowball effect of thoughts.

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication @5th IGF 2010 Vilnius, Lithuania
Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication @5th IGF 2010 Vilnius, Lithuania 10 September 2010 AHM Bazlur Rahman-S21BR

Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication @5th IGF 2010 Vilnius, Lithuania AHM Bazlur Rahman-S21BR, Chief Executive Officer of Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication will join the IGF in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 14-17 September, 2010, along with Bangladesh head of Delegati...

Software Freedom Day 2010 in Cameroon
Software Freedom Day 2010 in Cameroon 02 September 2010 Avis Momeni

SOFTWARE FREEDOM DAY 2010 Organizes by PROTEGE QV, Software Freedom Day 2010 will be celebrated in Cameroon on the 18th September. The architecture of this event is as follows: Two conferences, the first on the theme “Challenges of implementing a free Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) soft...

Digital Natives want to Take Back the Tech!
Digital Natives want to Take Back the Tech! 02 September 2010 LC

Nighat wins!Digital rights activist in Pakistan, Nighat Dad writes in her blog “I came to the first day of the workshop with my own ideas of what the term “Digital Natives” can mean.

ICT Update magazine, new issue: Irrigation
ICT Update magazine, new issue: Irrigation 01 September 2010 Jim Dempsey

The latest issue of ICT Update magazine has just been published online at http://ictupdate.cta.int ICT Update issue 56, August 2010: Irrigation Figures from the FAO show that irrigation can increase crop yields by up to 400%.