ICT for development
APC and Web We Want: New grants will help promote African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms in seven countries
Web We Want announces recipients of small grants to promote the African Declaration of Internet Rights and Freedoms. At APC we are delighted to see among them our member, Cameroon Protégé QV. Read about the other recipients and the Declaration.
What if we found cost-effective ways to expand accessibility, achieve reliability, and save precious public money providing full quality internet for all?
By trying to find practical ways to overcome the digital divide, each day more and more community leaders pursue local control of connectivity through public ownership, cooperative models, and other nonprofit approaches, and maybe it is time
For five days last year, I was privileged to attend the Second (2014) African School on Internet Governance in Mauritius, curtsey of the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) and Association for Progressive Communications (APC).
Raising awareness of the potential of infrastructure sharing is key to APC. As part of our project on Infrastructure Sharing for Supporting Better Broadband and Universal Access, APC is hosting a series of workshops in Southern Africa.
APC letter to the President of the UN General Assembly on the World Summit on the Information Society Ten-year Review (WSIS+10)
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.
Civil society organisations, engineers, activists, lawyers, companies and governments will join together to address the subject of the internet and human rights in this rapidly evolving region, in an effort to protect the open internet and defend the digital rights of its users.
In 2015, APC in partnership with Article 19 will be leading the project Local Actions to Secure Internet Rights (LASIR).