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What is your organisation's DNA? An interview with Paz Peña on strategic communications for advocacy Pergamino 09 July 2016 Flavia Fascendini for APCNews

In a changing environment with tremendous competition among messages, how can we ensure that our communications have maximum impact? APCNews talked to Paz Peña, a Chilean journalist and social communicator who has been working on digital rights issues for the past eight years. She was advocacy dire...

“Take Back the Tech! has always been a celebration of women and tech” Pergamino 04 July 2016 Flavia Fascendini for APCNews

The Take Back the Tech! (TBTT) campaign, along with Luchadoras and La Sandía Digital from Mexico, recently won the Womanity Award for the Prevention of Violence Against Women. Lulú Barrera and Erika Smith, from Luchadoras and APC respectively, shared with APCNews what is next, and what this recogn...

APC signs letter supporting Internet Steering Committee of Brazil
APC signs letter supporting Internet Steering Committee of Brazil 28 June 2016 for Best Bits

The multistakeholder Internet Steering Committee of Brazil, CGI.br has a crucial mission in the development of the internet in Brazil. APC supports the stability, security and quality of the work which has been and continues to be carried out and developed by the committee by joining a diversity of ...

"The ICT sector should be driving global discussion about respect for human rights in the private sector"
"The ICT sector should be driving global discussion about respect for human rights in the private sector" 24 June 2016 APC for APCNews

ICT, by Anssi Koskinen on Flickr In the five years since the UN Human Rights Council adopted the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, human rights scrutiny of information and communications technology (ICT) companies has escalated significantly. More governments than ever are pressuring ...

“The African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms is just an instrument, but quite an important one"
“The African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms is just an instrument, but quite an important one" 23 June 2016 for APCNews

“The African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms (…) promotes human rights standards and principles of openness in internet policy formulation and implementation on the continent,” the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression...