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Azerbaijan: After the 2012 IGF, freedom of expression more vulnerable Bali 28 October 2013 AL for APCNews

After hosting the IGF last year, an international forum where activists, business and governments from all over the word meet to discuss fair governance of the internet, the situation for Azerbaijani activists who work online did not improve. In fact, as they state in a recent report, it actually be...

Security vulnerabilities at the IGF registration process
Security vulnerabilities at the IGF registration process 25 October 2013 for APCNews

Two of the main areas traditionally discussed in the IGF are security and privacy and the fundamental role they play in making the internet a safe space for us all to exercise our right to freedom of expression, freedom of association, and freedom of assembly.This year’s edition was not and ex...

IGF 2013: How does gender intersect with internet governance?
IGF 2013: How does gender intersect with internet governance? 25 October 2013 Nadine Moawad for GenderIT.org

The IGF has taken constructive steps to integrate gender equality into its space, processes and issues. Increasing the understanding of gender and internet specific concerns within the internet governance framework and debates is part of the Women’s Rights Programme agenda, and for this purpos...

Book launch: Global Information Society Watch 2013
Book launch: Global Information Society Watch 2013 20 October 2013 for APCNews

Book launch: Global Information Society Watch 2013 Women’s rights, gender and ICTs IGF Day 2: Wednesday, 23 October 12:30 Room #7 Kintamani 1 Lunch will be provided Remote participation will be available Why is the struggle against violence against women online often understood as a call for cens...