|Human Right Council 26: The internet and human rights||
“One year after the Snowden revelations, the Human Rights Council must recognise that trust in the internet is conditional on respect for the rights to freedom of expression and privacy, regardless of users’ nationality or location”, says a joint statement supported by APC and delivered today in Geneva.
|Joint statement on WSIS+10 high-level event||Jun 2014|
|Association for Progressive Communications (APC) statement on NETmundial||Apr 2014||English, English|
|Submission to the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on the right to privacy in the digital age||Apr 2014||Engilsh|
|APC commends Brazil's historic step towards a Civil Rights Framework for the Internet||Mar 2014|
|APC's proposals for NETmundial||Mar 2014|
|Contributions to the NetMundial – Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance||
Since its formation in 1990 the APC network and its members have been committed to achieving universal and affordable access to a free and open internet. APC has consultative status with the United Nations’ Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), and has participated actively in the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) and Internet Governance Forum (IGF) processes, driven by the conviction that the internet is a global public good and a vital enabler of social justice, gender equality and human rights.
|Human Rights Council 25: Oral statement on Nigeria||Mar 2014|
|Human Rights Council 25: Oral statement on privacy||Mar 2014|
|Human Rights Council 25: Oral statement on whistleblowers||Mar 2014|
|Turkey violates human rights by banning Twitter||
APC urges the Turkish government to respect international human rights standards and to immediately cease blocking, filtering and censorship of content and expression online.
|Briefing note: Human Rights Council 25th session||
The 25th session of the Human Rights Council (HRC) will take place in Geneva from March 3rd to 28th. This note provides information on internet related human rights issues in the upcoming session of the HRC.
|Contributions to the ITU Strategic Plan 2016-2019||Feb 2014||English|
|Letter to co-facilitators calling for civil society input into negotiations on WSIS+10 modalities||Feb 2014|
|Reflections from APC on the IGF 2013 and recommendations for the IGF 2014||Feb 2014||English|
|Open letter by APC to the organisers of the International Conference on Global Internet Governance||Nov 2013|
|Open letter from the Fair Deal coalition to government representatives behind the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP)||Nov 2013|
|Support to the UN General Assembly draft resolution on the right to privacy in the digital age||Nov 2013|
|APC submission on the outcome documents of the WSIS +10 High-Level event||Oct 2013||English|
|Priorities for the eighth Internet Governance Forum (IGF), Bali, Indonesia, 2013||Oct 2013||English|