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Baku in APC’s rear-view mirror Berlin 22 February 2013 FD for APC

The wealth of topics and depth of discussion was impressive. The good quality of dialogues and true commitment to Enhanced Cooperation makes APC believe that the IGF remains the most legitimate and effective space for internet policy discussions. Lights on internet rights APC noticed that the inters...

Wireless for Communities (W4C) Programme: Connecting remotest communities of India through unlicensed wireless spectrum Delhi 21 February 2013 DEF for APCNews

Information is power! However, creating an equitable society is one of the core challenges in India. Indians constitute about 17% of the world’s population, yet about 35% of the world’s poor and 40% of the illiterates in the world. When 70% of India’s population is residing in vill...

Enhanced Cooperation at the WSIS+10 review event
Enhanced Cooperation at the WSIS+10 review event 21 February 2013 Mallory Knodel for APC

At the first WSIS+10 review event in Paris, France from February 25 – 27, 2013, APC is co-organising an event on Enhanced Cooperation with ISOC and ICC-BASIS. Last November, at the 2012 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Baku, Azerbaijan, APC co-hosted a pre-event on Internet Governance (IG) &...

Internet and corruption: The new omnipresence
Internet and corruption: The new omnipresence 20 February 2013 David Sasaki for GlSWatch

Women's rights and safety online: project partners granted to strengthen national work
Women's rights and safety online: project partners granted to strengthen national work 14 February 2013 Flavia Fascendini for APCNews

Strengthening the capacity of women’s rights activists and organisations to use technology tools in their work to end violence against women has been one of APC’s main work areas since 2005. Following this path, APC’s project End violence: Women’s rights and safety online is being implem...

Red light to cybercrime law in the Philippines
Red light to cybercrime law in the Philippines 11 February 2013 Flavia Fascendini for APCNews

PIFA CyberCriminals pose for mugshots during the Black Tuesday 2.0 demonstrations in front of the Supreme Court on October 9, 2012: Photo by Irish FloresFebruary started with good news not only for Filipino citizens but for people and organisations of all countries as well. A proposed law threatenin...

Azerbaijan: Prominent blogger, journalist and human rights defenders arrested
Azerbaijan: Prominent blogger, journalist and human rights defenders arrested Human Rights House 30 January 2013 for Human Rights House