Internet governance

APC at the 2016 IGF: A schedule of events in which APC is participating
APC at the 2016 IGF: A schedule of events in which APC is participating 01 December 2016

A schedule of the events in which the APC network is participating at the 11th annual Internet Governance Forum in Guadalajara, Mexico.

APC at the 2016 IGF: Event coverage
APC at the 2016 IGF: Event coverage 01 December 2016

This year, APC will be taking part in a diversity of conferences, workshops and sessions at the Internet Governance Forum in Guadalajara, Mexico. To make APC's participation easier to follow, we have compiled this list of resources and contacts.

Disco-tech Guadalajara: Join us in this pre-IGF event on community networks
Disco-tech Guadalajara: Join us in this pre-IGF event on community networks 29 November 2016

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) kicks off on Tuesday 6 December in Guadalajara, Mexico. On the evening of Monday 5 December, from 20:00 to 22:00, APC, IFEX and ISOC will host the event Disco-tech Guadalajara, under the theme “Community Networks: Civil society’s efforts to improve connectivity in local communities”. What will we do? Internet infrastructure built by rural communit...

Internet governance schools: Building engagement with the IGF
Internet governance schools: Building engagement with the IGF 08 November 2016

Joash MoituiThe 2016 African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) provided a platform for discussion of issues relating to internet governance.

"AfriSIG has been improving every year": Interview with Dr Mawaki Chango
"AfriSIG has been improving every year": Interview with Dr Mawaki Chango 28 October 2016

Dr Mawaki Chango is the Founder & Managing Director of DigiLexis Consulting.

Avri Doria shares her insights on the 2016 African School of Internet Governance
Avri Doria shares her insights on the 2016 African School of Internet Governance 28 October 2016

This year’s African School on Internet Governance included a practicum exercise coordinated by Avri Doria, a highly respected member of both the internet technical community and the global internet governance community, as well as an APC member and volunteer.

“I find the voice of Africa to be quiet on issues of internet governance”: An interview with Pria Chetty
“I find the voice of Africa to be quiet on issues of internet governance”: An interview with Pria Chetty 28 October 2016

At the recently concluded 2016 edition of the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG), APCNews spoke with Pria Chetty, the regional director of EndCode, who formed part of this year’s faculty team.

The human rights paradigm in internet governance: An interview with David Souter
The human rights paradigm in internet governance: An interview with David Souter 28 October 2016

David SouterDavid Souter is a longstanding associate of APC, and has worked for more than 20 years on the relationship between information and communications technologies (ICTs) and public policy, particularly in the areas of development, the environment, governance (including internet governance) and rights.

Bob Ochieng praises diversity of African School on Internet Governance
Bob Ochieng praises diversity of African School on Internet Governance 28 October 2016

APCNews spoke with Bob Ochieng, ICANN stakeholder engagement manager for Africa and a faculty member for the 2016 African School on Internet Governance, to gather his impressions on the experience. Ochieng had high praise for the diversity represented by this year’s AfriSIG class, as well as a few pointers for future editions of the School.

“More evidence-based research is needed on internet rights in the region”: APC at the Internet Governance in the Middle East and North Africa Summit
“More evidence-based research is needed on internet rights in the region”: APC at the Internet Governance in the Middle East and North Africa Summit 27 October 2016

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