Part 3 - A new proposal: The "open spectrum"

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These videos were developed under the Association for Progressive Communication's "Action Research Network" project, with the support of IDRC and CIESPAL.

Part 2 - What is the radio frequency spectrum?

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These videos were developed under the Association for Progressive Communication's "Action Research Network" project, with the support of IDRC and CIESPAL.

Part 1 - Open spectrum: An alternative to democratising communication

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These videos were developed under the Association for Progressive Communication's "Action Research Network" project, with the support of IDRC and CIESPAL.

Website to overcome challenges to providing services to sex workers in the Olympics area of London

LONDON 20 June 2012 (GreenNet for GreenNet)

The challenge of doing sexual health outreach work in East London has been transformed by police action in the run up to the Olympics. APC member GreenNet answered Open Doors Sexual Health Clinic’s request for a new website that could speak clearly to east London sexworkers with advice and resources.

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Making government accountable to citizens in Uganda and the region

PERGAMINO 30 May 2012 (Flavia Fascendini for APCNews)

Lillian Nalwoga from the Collaboration on International ICT Policy in East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) coordinated research on open governance data in Uganda as part of APC’s Action Research Network project. “Citizens, academia, the private sector and civil society need to be more involved in the implementation of open governance,” says Nalwoga in an interview with APCNews.

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Developing countries utilise cost-effective option to bridge access gap

PERGAMINO 25 May 2012 (Flavia Fascendini for APCNews)

APCNews interviewed Ermanno Pietrosemoli from EsLaRed and Russel Southwood from Balancing Act on some of the issues covered during a workshop organised by APC at the recent WSIS Forum in Geneva. Both agreed that workshops on TV white spaces sensitises stakeholders to deal with spectrum allocation from an important perspective that supersedes commercial interests.

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GISWatch has won the ITU-awarded WSIS project prize 2012

MONTREAL 16 May 2012 (Mallory Knodel for APCNews)

The Association for Progressive Communications, in close cooperation with APC members, networks and civil society groups, is pleased to accept the WSIS Project Prize from the International Telecommunications Union for the achievements of the GISWatch project in “the role of public governance authorities and all stakeholders in the promotion of ICT for development.”

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WSIS Forum 2012: TV White Spaces on the agenda

PERGAMINO 4 May 2012 (Flavia Fascendini for APCNews)

From 14-18 May Geneva will be hosting the WSIS Forum 2012, where the Association for Progressive Communications has organised two thematic workshops on May 17th, one of them under the subject Television White Spaces.

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Application of ICTs for climate change adaptation in the water sector (Executive Summary)

By Alan Finlay and Edtih Adera (May 2012, APC and IDRC )

This collection of reports looks at how ICTs can be used to help communities in developing countries facing water stress adapt to climate change by from an ICT4D perspective.

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Feminist Talks @ AWID: MENA: Who talks for the region?

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I am an AWID participant, and it is my first time to attend the forum.

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