ICT policy

ITU Telecom Africa Conference 2008
ITU Telecom Africa Conference 2008 23 May 2008

According to the organisers, “ITU TELECOM AFRICA 2008 is a major networking platform for Africa’s top ICT names to come together and focus on core issues relating to ICT expansion across the region. APC submitted two papers to this event: The case for Open Access communications infrastructure in Africa: impact of international submarine cable infrastructure [SAT-3/WASC] in four African countries [word format] “Another instance where privatization trumped liberalization: ...

CICEWA West and Central Africa Workshop
CICEWA West and Central Africa Workshop 15 April 2008

Cicewa Network building Workshop : (overview of cicewa project – defining the network … purpose values, goals engagement, membership/participation in the network- scoping the subregional environments – research strategy – advocacy strategy – plan of action – network coordination)

Communications and Information Policy in Latin America - Advocacy
Communications and Information Policy in Latin America - Advocacy 14 March 2008

Oriented to influence national and regional ICT policy processes to ensure that demands and perspectives of civil society organisations are considered.

Communications and Information Policy in Latin America - Research and Issue Papers
Communications and Information Policy in Latin America - Research and Issue Papers 14 March 2008

Oriented to learn, understand, discuss and analyse about the impact of ICT policy decisions on civil society as well as to offer inputs to inform advocacy in Latin America at regional and national levels.

Communications and Information Policy in Latin America - Raising awareness and building capacities
Communications and Information Policy in Latin America - Raising awareness and building capacities 14 March 2008

Oriented to develop and strengthen capacities in civil society organisations to effectively engage and influence global, regional and national ICT policy processes .

APC statement - ICASA hearings on draft essential facilities regulations
APC statement - ICASA hearings on draft essential facilities regulations 07 March 2008

The APC stated its whole-hearted support of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) for the drafting of regulations prescribing a list of essential facilities for electronic communications which will create conditions of open access on a non-discriminatory basis to undersea-based submarine cables. APC also called on ICASA to take immediate action to counter anti-competi...

Bytes for All, Bangladesh
Bytes for All, Bangladesh 06 March 2008

Bytes for All is a networked space for citizens in South Asia. It experiments, highlights and organizes debate on the relevance of ICT to development activities. Bytes for All has more than 2000 subscribers and ten admin members who run the network. Bytes for All does not have any formal structure, yet the organisation undertakes different projects on its members' personal capacity, s...

Voices for Interactive Choices & Empowerment
Voices for Interactive Choices & Empowerment 06 March 2008

VOICE is a rights-based, activist organization working mainly on the issues of food sovereignty, aid effectiveness, economic justice, and the right to information and communication, both in Bangladesh and on a global scale. By building a broader constituency of alternative voices to the ‘mainstream development discourse’ through research and public education, VOICE is taking a stand against...

Korean Progressive Network Jinbonet
Korean Progressive Network Jinbonet 05 March 2008

Korean Progressive Network Jinbonet is a non-governmental organization founded in 1998 in South Korea. ‘Jinbo’ means ‘progressive’ in Korean. Jinbonet aims to support the growth of civil activity and communication by providing network services such as web hosting, community, e-mail, blog, blogs, mailing lists to civil society organizations, trade unions, individuals and progressive...

Southern African NGO Network (SANGONeT)
Southern African NGO Network (SANGONeT) 04 March 2008

The Southern African NGO Network (SANGONeT) was founded in 1987. Over the past 30 years, it has developed into a dynamic civil society organisation with a history closely linked to the social and political changes experienced by South Africa during its transition to democracy. SANGONeT is still one of very few non-governmental organisations in Africa involved in the field of information an...