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GISWatch reports: monitoring ICT for development, democracy and social justice

MADRID 18 December 2014 (Leila Nachawati Rego for APCNews)

GISWatch is an annual report covering the state of the information society from the perspectives of civil society. This year’s key theme is surveillance. Read the report and explore the findings by country.

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Statement on the Ten-year Review of Progress Made in the Implementation of the Outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society

5 December 2014 (APC for APCNews)

The undersigned organisations from civil society welcome the CSTD Secretariat’s draft report on the Ten-year Review of Progress Made in the Implementation of the Outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society.

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Statement on the Ten-year Review of Progress Made in the Implementation of the Outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society

By APC (November 2014, )

The undersigned organisations from civil society welcome the CSTD Secretariat’s draft report on the Ten-year Review of Progress Made in the Implementation of the Outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society.

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Leila Nachawati, Mohammad Tarakiyee, Tarryn Booysen, Cristiana Gonzalez join APC team

MONTREAL 28 November 2014 (Mallory Knodel for APCNews)

APC has a unique and dynamic team spread across the globe. We are excited to introduce you to our newest staff members, all of whom have joined in recent months. Welcome to the APC family, Tarryn, Tarakiyee, Cristiana and Leila!

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Reflections on IGF 2014: Theresa Tafida, Fantsuam Foundation, Nigeria

Kafanchan

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Being part of IGF 2014 has been a unique opportunity for my personal and professional development.

Reflections on IGF 2014: Ariel Barbosa, Colnodo, Colombia

Bogotá

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This year’s IGF in Istanbul drew more than 1,600 foreign participants and around 700 local participants, as well as a high number of government representatives from Turkey and other countries, including Colombia, with a delegation headed by the minister of ICT and the director of the communications

Inclusive crowdsourcing for internet freedom

Quezon City

_The following is a slightly edited version of Nica Dumlao’s contribution as one of the panellists at Workshop 157 entitled "Crowdsourcing a Magna Carta for the Web We Want", held during the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey on 4 September 2014.

Reflections on IGF 2014: Maksud Haque, Bangladesh Friendship Education Society (BFES)

Dhaka

I would like to thank my host APC and also everyone for contributing to the success of the ninth annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Istanbul, Turkey. This was the first time that I joined the IGF, the multi-stakeholder policy dialogue.

Reflections on IGF 2014: Nica Dumlao, Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA), Philippines

Quezon City

On 2-5 September 2014, the Ninth Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was held at the Lufti Kirdar International Convention and Exhibition Centre in Istanbul, Turkey. The event’s theme was "Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multistakeholder Internet Governance".

I, together with FMA’s gender and ICT coordinator, Lisa García, participated in the IGF in Istanbul.

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