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WOUGNET founder named Digital Woman of the Year
WOUGNET founder named Digital Woman of the Year 18 November 2013 Flavia Fascendini for APCNews

Dr. Dorothy OkelloDr Dorothy Okello of Kampala, Uganda is Africa’s first-ever Digital Woman of the Year, an honour bestowed upon her at an Africa ICT Days gala ceremony for the Digital Woman Award finalists that took place on 16 November in Yaoundé, Cameroon. According to Award organisers, Dr O...

Public │private: Define your line. Shape your space. Take Back the Tech!
Public │private: Define your line. Shape your space. Take Back the Tech! 15 November 2013 Take Back the Tech! for APCNews

Take Back the Tech! Take control of technology to end violence against women 25 November to 10 December 2013 www.takebackthetech.net Public │ private: Define your line. Shape your space. Take Back the Tech! What is the line between private and public? Is it the home? The body? Is it about thoughts...

Freedom of expression in Sudan: Interview with Dalia Haj-Omar
Freedom of expression in Sudan: Interview with Dalia Haj-Omar 14 November 2013 AG for APCNews

APCNews talked to Dalia Haj-Omar, a Sudanese human rights activist, about the recent internet blackout in Sudan, the implications for freedom of expression and association, and the role of the international community. APC News: On 25 September 2013 Sudan experienced a complete internet shutdown fol...

Job opportunity: Global Information Society Watch Coordinator
Job opportunity: Global Information Society Watch Coordinator 11 November 2013 for APC

Update: The deadline has passed for applications. APC is offering an exciting opportunity working with its Communication and Information Policy Programme (CIPP) as coordinator for Global Information Society Watch. GISWatch, launched in 2007, is a premier platform for civil society perspectives on th...

Highlights from the 2013 Disco-tech
Highlights from the 2013 Disco-tech 06 November 2013 AG for APCNews

On 21 October, 2013, the Disco-tech brought together over 100 techies, human rights defenders and rights activists from the eight Internet Governance Forum in Bali, Indonesia to raise awareness, share knowledge and stories, and build capacity in relation to issues of privacy, surveillance, and secur...

Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation meets to draft recommendations
Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation meets to draft recommendations 05 November 2013 for APCNews

The second meeting of the working group will take place from 6-8 November 2013. The main objective is to discuss the input by stakeholders to the questionnaire developed earlier in the year and to draft recommendations based on those answers. Here are some relevant resources: WGEC page Analysis of ...