Toolkits and guides

Inter-American Human Rights System instruments and their application to the digital environment: Training module
Inter-American Human Rights System instruments and their application to the digital environment: Training module 09 July 2016

This module for the APC Internet Rights Are Human Rights training curriculum explores the relationship between human rights as understood in the Inter-American Human Rights System and ICTs such as the internet.

FAQ: Internet rights are human rights
FAQ: Internet rights are human rights 18 April 2016

The main focus of "Connect Your Rights! Internet rights are human rights" is on the right to freedom of expression and association. However, all rights are interconnected and no specific rights are more important than any others. All human rights depend on each other to be fully realised.  

FAQ: Greening IT
FAQ: Greening IT 18 April 2016

Given the growing importance of environmental sustainability in social and economic development, much attention has been given to the role of information and communications technologies, both as tools to address sustainability imbalances and as the source of environmental challenges in themselves.

ICTs for Feminist Movement Building: Activist Toolkit
ICTs for Feminist Movement Building: Activist Toolkit 05 August 2015

This toolkit aims to assist activists to think through their communication strategies in a way that supports movement building. It offers a practical guide to writing a communication strategy and reviews a number of tools (ICTs) and technology-related campaigns which can be used in organising work.    

Digital Security First Aid Kit for Human Rights Defenders (Second edition)
Digital Security First Aid Kit for Human Rights Defenders (Second edition) 31 July 2014

This kit is a contribution from activists for activists to help us be more secure in our digital practices. It’s designed to help activists deal with the most common security issues that might jeopardise the integrity of our devices and communications. Any at-risk user who encounters security-related problems can use this kit to mitigate the immediate consequences and find guidance to address...

Frequently asked questions on internet intermediary liability
Frequently asked questions on internet intermediary liability 19 May 2014

All the questions you have about internet intermediaries and their legal responsibility for illegal or harmful activities performed by users through their services.

Infographic: What is digital migration?
Infographic: What is digital migration? 16 May 2014

         

Practical Guide for Digital Switchover (DSO) in Cameroon
Practical Guide for Digital Switchover (DSO) in Cameroon 18 September 2013

This guide is aimed at groups and individuals implementing the switchover from analogue to digital systems, including policy makers, regulators, telecommunications operators and service providers, as well as broadcasters and media professionals.    

Internet Rights Are Human Rights training curriculum
Internet Rights Are Human Rights training curriculum 13 May 2013

As a part of our “‘Internet rights are human rights’: Monitoring and defending freedom of expression and association on the internet” project, APC has developed a specialised curriculum that is concerned with the interface between human rights, ICTs and the internet, including the relationship between the international human rights regime and communication rights.

Monitoring freedom of expression: The APC-La Rue Framework
Monitoring freedom of expression: The APC-La Rue Framework 11 January 2013

APC’s Internet Rights Are Human Rights project has developed a draft checklist for civil society groups to monitor legislation, raise awareness, defend internet rights, and influence policy in relation to freedom of expression on the internet.