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FIFAfrica 2017: Send your suggestions of session topics! 23 June 2017 for CIPESA and APC

The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) and the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) are proud to host the upcoming Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa 2017 (FIFAfrica). In the spirit of multistakeholderism, we invite your thoughts and proposal...

Defining internet universality indicators: Participate in the first phase of the online consultation! 22 June 2017 for APC and UNESCO

In 2015, UNESCO put the concept of “Internet Universality” at the heart of its work to promote an internet that works for all. Internet Universality points to four “fundamental norms that have been embodied in the broad evolution of the Internet to date, and which provide a comprehensive way t...

HRC 35: How to protect human rights in the face of rapidly changing technology?
HRC 35: How to protect human rights in the face of rapidly changing technology? 22 June 2017 APC

From 6 to 23 June, the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) held its 35th session, with debates on the situation of human rights worldwide. From harassment of human rights defenders and civil society activists, to crackdowns on freedom of expression and media freedom, to the threats faced by wo...

African School on Internet Governance wins 2017 WSIS Prize for international and regional cooperation
African School on Internet Governance wins 2017 WSIS Prize for international and regional cooperation 16 June 2017

The African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) was announced this week as the winner of a 2017 World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) Prize, awarded by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), in a ceremony at the Geneva International Conference Centre during the annual WSIS For...

Point of View wins Laadli Media Award: “An encouragement to keep fighting for gender equality”
Point of View wins Laadli Media Award: “An encouragement to keep fighting for gender equality” 14 June 2017 for APCNews

The first sex-ed query I Googled is how many holes do women have,” says Noopur, who was in her seventh standard at the time.  APC member in India Point of View is this year’s winner of the South Asian Laadli Media Award for its Deep Dives project, a digital imprint specialising in in-depth sto...

Bridging the gender digital divide to realise women’s human rights
Bridging the gender digital divide to realise women’s human rights 14 June 2017 for APCNews

Bridging the gender digital divide to realise women’s human rights. Side event at the Human Rights Council’s 35th Session on Thursday, 15 June, 15:00-16:30 Room XXIV, Palais des Nations The internet can be harnessed as a powerful enabler of human rights, but only for those who have access t...

Internet rights at the Human Rights Council 35th session
Internet rights at the Human Rights Council 35th session 05 June 2017 Deborah Brown (APC); Peter Micek and Alyse Rankin (Access Now) for APC

The 35th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) will take place from 6 to 23 June 2017 at the United Nations Office at Geneva. Internet rights are considered throughout the HRC agenda, with the HRC scheduled to discuss the report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of t...

[Edición especial] Palpar contracturas, reverberar horizontes: entrevista con la periodista Jade Ramírez sobre seguridad digital en México
[Edición especial] Palpar contracturas, reverberar horizontes: entrevista con la periodista Jade Ramírez sobre seguridad digital en México 01 June 2017

Hace rato que sabemos, al menos hasta cierto punto, que lo que hacemos en internet está expuesto a la vigilancia, al control y al espionaje, aunque provenga de la gente que conocemos. Llevamos tiempo hablando de aplicaciones “supuestamente más seguras”. Pareciera que la seguridad digital es un...