ICT for development

Letter to the President of the UN General Assembly on the World Summit on the Information Society Ten-year Review (WSIS+10)

By APC (June 2015, APC )


The goal of people-centred information societies can only be achieved through constant adherence to the principle of inclusive participation. This is why meaningful participation of all stakeholders is so important in the ten-year review and in furthering the WSIS vision beyond 2015.

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Global Information Society Watch 2016 on economic, social and cultural rights and the internet to be launched in Mexico

26 November 2016
26 November 2016 (APC) -

A groundbreaking report on economic, social and cultural rights (ESCRs) and the internet will be released at the Internet Governance Forum in Guadalajara, Mexico, on 9 December 2016.

Inside the Information Society: Assessing the impact of ICT4D

London [15 November 2016]

Image by Charles Roffey used under Creative Commons license.Image by Charles Roffey used under Creative Commons license.*_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

Inside the Information Society: Internet governance needs African experience of African issues

London [17 October 2016]

AfriSIG 2016AfriSIG 2016 *_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

Inside the Information Society: Meeting the climate challenges of ICTs

London [10 October 2016]

*_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

Inside the Information Society: What is the impact of ICTs on climate change?

London [3 October 2016]

Albert K. Bates works on a Kaypro-10 computer from his home at The Farm in Summertown Tennessee, 1981. Source: Wikimedia CommonsAlbert K. Bates works on a Kaypro-10 computer from his home at The Farm in Summertown Tennessee, 1981. Source: Wikimedia Commons*_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

Inside the Information Society: Can privacy survive in the digital age?

London [26 September 2016]

Data privacy. Source: Wikimedia CommonsData privacy. Source: Wikimedia Commons*_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

Policy submission: Alternatives for Affordable Communications in rural South Africa

By Various (September 2016, The Association for Progressive Communications, Research ICT Africa, the Freedom of Expression Institute of South Africa, Media Monitoring Africa, the Right To Know Campaign, the Internet Society (Gauteng Chapter), the Soweto Wireless User Group and Zenzeleni Networks )
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Inside the Information Society: Where is our relationship with mobiles going?

London [19 September 2016]

Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society. This week’s blog is about our changing relationship with mobile phones.

The way people use mobiles and other ICT devices is the most dramatic change in life and lifestyle in my lifetime.

Inside the Information Society: Building capacities... or building capabilities?

London [12 September 2016]

Moderating the session on capacity building for Internet governance at the ITU symposiumModerating the session on capacity building for Internet governance at the ITU symposium

*_Each week, David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

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