Climate change agenda (or lack thereof) at the 2013 IGF


In September at a Stockholm conference of the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change climate scientists released a key report which concluded that global warming is human induced with at least 95 percent certainty (let’s be honest – we’ve known this for years).

Human rights on the internet: Snapshots from Indonesia and Kenya #IGF2013


Two participants of APC’s training on human rights on the internet shared with us the main issues that they are facing in their countries and organisations.

“Miss Internet Bali” and women's participation at the Internet Governance Forum 2013

(October 2013, APC WRP )
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Snapshots from day zero of the #IGF2013


Human rights on the internet
Before the IGF officially started there was already a lot going on. Day zero was a day of pre-events, and APC organised a training session on human rights online.

Day zero of the IGF in tweets


Read the storify story on APC’s human rights on the internet training.


Book launch: Global Information Society Watch 2013

BALI 20 October 2013 (APCNews)

The launch of the 2013 edition of GISWatch will take place on October 23 at the eight IGF in Bali. This year’s edition explores how the internet and ICTs have extended the public sphere, thereby creating new opportunities and freedoms for women as well as the threats to their freedoms.

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18 October 2013 (FF for

The theme for this year’s IGF is “Building Bridges – Enhancing Multi-stakeholder Cooperation for Growth and Sustainable Development.” The team will be working on- and off-site to bring everything related to gender and ICT policy from the gender peripheries at the IGF. And we invite you to be a part of it!

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Activists share best practices in cybersecurity at the 2013 Internet Governance Forum

MONTREAL 17 October 2013 (MK for APCNews)

We see from the headlines that the security of digital networks and information is becoming increasingly important. To shed light on the practical steps that members of civil society can take to protect themselves and their activism, APC and Tactical Tech are hosting a peer-learning session called a “Disco-tech” on the night before the global IGF in Bali, 21 October 2013.

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APC at the eighth Internet Governance Forum in Bali

NYC 15 October 2013 (APCNews)

APC members and staff will be participating at this year’s Internet Governance Forum in Bali, Indonesia, from 22-25 October 2013. In this page we’ve complied some key resources, as well as information on the events that we’ll be hosting and co-organising.

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APC's priorities for the eighth IGF

QUITO 15 October 2013 (APCNews)

This document presents an overview of the main themes around which the IGF is structured from a civil society perspective. It is a great introduction for people who are new to the IGF process, as well as a useful compass for those already familiar with it.

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