Internet governance

Human rights on the internet: Snapshots from Indonesia and Kenya #IGF2013


Two participants of APC’s training on human rights on the internet shared with us the main issues that they are facing in their countries and organisations.

“Miss Internet Bali” and women's participation at the Internet Governance Forum 2013

(October 2013, APC WRP )
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Snapshots from day zero of the #IGF2013


Human rights on the internet
Before the IGF officially started there was already a lot going on. Day zero was a day of pre-events, and APC organised a training session on human rights online.

Day zero of the IGF in tweets


Read the storify story on APC’s human rights on the internet training.


Book launch: Global Information Society Watch 2013

BALI 20 October 2013 (APCNews)

The launch of the 2013 edition of GISWatch will take place on October 23 at the eight IGF in Bali. This year’s edition explores how the internet and ICTs have extended the public sphere, thereby creating new opportunities and freedoms for women as well as the threats to their freedoms.

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APC at the eighth Internet Governance Forum in Bali

NYC 15 October 2013 (APCNews)

APC members and staff will be participating at this year’s Internet Governance Forum in Bali, Indonesia, from 22-25 October 2013. In this page we’ve complied some key resources, as well as information on the events that we’ll be hosting and co-organising.

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APC's priorities for the eighth IGF

QUITO 15 October 2013 (APCNews)

This document presents an overview of the main themes around which the IGF is structured from a civil society perspective. It is a great introduction for people who are new to the IGF process, as well as a useful compass for those already familiar with it.

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Response to Pakistan's submission to the 24th Human Rights Council on the importance of multi-stakeholder Internet Governance

QUITO 1 October 2013 (Valeria Betancourt for APC)

During General Debate on the promotion and protection of all human rights, Pakistan, speaking on behalf of 10 other countries, expressed concerns regarding use and abuse of advanced surveillance technologies in serious violation of the right to privacy and international law. Bytes for All, Pakistan and APC commend those countries for their statement. At the same time, we are concerned about proposals to develop a new intergovernmental mechanism of internet governance.

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