Internet Governance Forum

IGF Brazil 2015: APC and LaborNet interviews and action
IGF Brazil 2015: APC and LaborNet interviews and action 30 November 2015

At the IGF 2015 conference in Brazil, APC and its members including LaborNet participated actively. Delegates talked about their issues and concerns and issues facing internet rights and democratic communication.

GISWatch 2015 – Sexual rights and the internet: Launched at IGF 2015
GISWatch 2015 – Sexual rights and the internet: Launched at IGF 2015 12 November 2015

How does the politics of sex and sexual rights activism take place online? How are generally accepted sexual identities, as well as marginalised sexualities, expressed, regulated and moralised on the internet? These are some of the questions addressed by the latest edition of the Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) report, launched at the Internet Governance Forum.

African Internet Rights. Whose rights are these anyway?, at IGF 2015
African Internet Rights. Whose rights are these anyway?, at IGF 2015 11 November 2015

African Internet Rights. Whose rights are these anyway? was the provocative title of a panel that explored how policy frameworks affect human rights on the continent.    

Latin America in a Glimpse, at IGF 2015
Latin America in a Glimpse, at IGF 2015 09 November 2015

Among the most controversial issues that Latin America has faced in 2015 are the arrival of Free Basics (formerly Internet.org) and surveillance on the internet, including the Hacking Team revelations. To present these issues in their context, Derechos Digitales and APC launched a summary of the digital rights arena in the region in 2015 at an Internet Governance Forum pre-event.

Disco-tech event at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF 2015)
Disco-tech event at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF 2015) 07 November 2015

Join our Disco-tech event on practical steps that members of civil society can take to protect themselves and their activism, and to explore the question of whether one can remain anonymous in the data society.    

APC's priorities for the 10th Internet Governance Forum, Brazil, 2015
APC's priorities for the 10th Internet Governance Forum, Brazil, 2015 05 November 2015

The 10th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be held in João Pessoa, Brazil, from 10 to 13 November 2015 with the overall theme of “Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development”.    

GISWatch 2015 – Sexual rights and the internet: Launching on 12 November!
GISWatch 2015 – Sexual rights and the internet: Launching on 12 November! 02 November 2015

How does the politics of sex and sexual rights activism take place online? How are generally accepted sexual identities, as well as marginalised sexualities, expressed, regulated and moralised on the internet? These are some of the questions that this year’s edition of the Global Information Society Watch report (GISWatch 2015) aims to respond to.

APC at the 2015 IGF: Event coverage
APC at the 2015 IGF: Event coverage 30 October 2015

Follow APC at the 2015 IGF online The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a multistakeholder policy dialogue space convened by the United Nations Secretary General in 2006 to “foster the sustainability, robustness, security, stability and development of the internet.” At APC, we have been involved in the IGF since its inception, using it as a time for our community to come together, shar...

APC's reflections on the 9th Internet Governance Forum: "Connections and Disconnects"
APC's reflections on the 9th Internet Governance Forum: "Connections and Disconnects" 29 October 2014

APC reviews what worked well and what didn’t work as well at the 2014 IGF in Istanbul, Turkey last September. Read our critiques and recommendations for next year’s forum in Brazil as well as our enthusiastic support to renew the IGF process for another 10 years.

IGF 2014
IGF 2014 29 October 2014