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Activists share best practices in cybersecurity at the 2013 Internet Governance Forum Montreal 17 October 2013 Mallory Knodel for APCNews

The IGF is a crucial meeting point for civil society. While the multi-stakeholder processes of the IGF itself will address the national and global state of privacy and security at the policy level, civil society must also act in parallel to protect human rights such as freedom of expression, associa...

APC's priorities for the eighth IGF
APC's priorities for the eighth IGF 15 October 2013 for APCNews

APC at the eighth Internet Governance Forum in Bali
APC at the eighth Internet Governance Forum in Bali 15 October 2013 for APCNews

APC members and staff will be participating at this year’s Internet Governance Forum in Bali, Indonesia, from 22-25 October 2013. The theme for this year’s IGF is “Building Bridges – Enhancing Multi-stakeholder Cooperation for Growth and Sustainable Development.” We are encouraged by the ...

WHRD IC condemns systematic digital harassment of LACWHN
WHRD IC condemns systematic digital harassment of LACWHN 14 October 2013 Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition for APCNews

The Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRD IC) condemns the aggressive and systematic digital harassment of the Latin America and Caribbean Women’s Health Network (LACWHN) The Women Human Rights Defenders International Coalition (WHRD IC) expresses its deep concern at the recent...

African leaders reaffirm commitment to internet access amid blackout in Sudan
African leaders reaffirm commitment to internet access amid blackout in Sudan 10 October 2013 AG for APCNews

At the same time that governments, companies and civil society were promoting the benefits of the internet for African development at the African Internet Governance Forum on 24-26 September, Sudan experienced a wholesale internet shutdown. The massive outage was connected to a violent crackdown on ...

Gender peripheries of the Internet Governance Forum in Latin America
Gender peripheries of the Internet Governance Forum in Latin America GenderIT.org 03 October 2013 Flavia Fascendini for GenderIT.org

The Sixth Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Internet Governance Forum that took place in Argentina at the end of August showed that women are making headway in the Latin American forum. The involvement of young women in internet governance discussions added a diversity of perspectives. Coming lar...