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CIVICUS publishes state of civil society report 2013 29 April 2013 AG for APCNews

On Monday April 29th, APC staff Alexandra Groome, Anriette Esterhuysen and Emilar Vushe attended the launch of CIVICUS’s State of Civil Society 2013 report at CIVICUS headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa. This year’s theme, “creating an enabling environment for civil society,...

Bytes for All challenges censorship and surveillance in Pakistani court 24 April 2013 KN for APCNews

Bytes for All challenges censorship and surveillance in Pakistani court To publicly challenge increasing censorship, surveillance and internet filtering in Pakistan, APC member Bytes for All (B4A), in collaboration with Media Legal Defense Initiative (MLDI) lodged a petition in the Lahore High Cour...

APC reports on eLAC outcomes from Montevideo IV Ministerial Conference
APC reports on eLAC outcomes from Montevideo IV Ministerial Conference 10 April 2013 Mallory Knodel for APCNews

eLAC Ministerial Conference: Left to right: Mario Campolargo, Director of DG CONNECT.E, European Commission; Alicia Bárcena, ECLAC Executive Secretary; Luis Almagro, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay, and José Clastronik, Chair of the Presiding Officers of the eLAC2015 follow-up mechanism. P...

'Human rights and the internet' multimedia training kit released
'Human rights and the internet' multimedia training kit released 08 April 2013 for APC

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) presents a Multimedia training kit on human rights and the internet. Introduction to Human rights, ICTs and the internet The training kit, developed in the context of the Internet Rights are Human Rights project, is composed of modules concerned w...

Digital security training for WHRDs in Istanbul
Digital security training for WHRDs in Istanbul 05 April 2013 Jennifer Radloff for APCNews

“Cross-country cross-cultural exchange would also help break the gender stereotypes and cultural restrictions to women’s rights and build towards ending their dependency on men or others to address their digital security needs.” [Mary Jane Real, WHRD IC] From 19 to 22 March 2013, Women Hu...