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Employment opportunity: Evaluation consultancy at Hivos

THE HAGUE 21 July 2008 (Hivos)

At the end of 2008 Dutch funder Hivos will commission an external evaluation of its ICT & Media programme “Making Civil Voices Heard” to be carried out in the course of 2009. A call for proposals & terms of reference will be circulated in October 2008 to interested evaluation researchers. People interested in receiving the terms of reference for this position should send a very brief CV to Karel Chambille, Hivos Evaluation Manager, at k.chambille[at]

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A new blog space on the "freedom and responsibility in the media"


From June 29 to July 25, the journalists will use the blog to post their ideas, criticism, questions and answers relating to the main topic of the Internation Institute of Jounalism (Berlin) Summer Ac

Take Back the Tech! wins honorary mention from Prix Ars Electronica 2008

MEXICO CITY 2 July 2008 (Erika Smith for APC WNSP)

The Association for Progressive Communications Women’s Programme is proud to announce that Take Back the Tech was awarded an honorary mention by the prestigious Prix Ars Electronica International Competition for Cyber Arts for its innovative, collaborative campaign to end violence against women.

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OECD Talks Convergence, Creativity, Confidence - Answers Welcome!

Universal access to networks also was mentioned as key by Anriette Esterhuysen of the Association for Progressive Communication (APC).

Mobile Activism or Mobile Hype?


This paper, published in the Gender and Media Diversity Journal, argues that while technology offers many opportunities, the push to bridging the digital divide and harnessing the power of ICT often n

APC strategic management meeting

Date and time: 
Jul 24 2008 (All day) - Jul 26 2008 (All day)

APC's executive director to address OECD ministers in Seoul

SEOUL 15 June 2008 (Karen Higgs for APCNews)

Anriette Esterhuysen, executive director of the APC, is one of the speakers at an OECD ministerial meeting on the future of the internet being held in South Korea on June 17-18. Over thirty ministers have confirmed they will attend the Ministerial, along with leaders from international government organisations, business, organised labour, the internet’s technical community and civil society.

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IMARK SG Meeting 2008

Cirad Headquarters located at: 42, rue Scheffer 75116 Paris France tél. : +33 1 53 70 20 00
Date and time: 
Jul 2 2008 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Meeting of the steering group of the Information Management Resource Kit on which APC is collaborating.

UNDESA-GAID Annual Meeting

Kuala Lumpur
Date and time: 
May 18 2008 - 9:00am - May 20 2008 - 6:00pm

Will also hold Global Forum on Access and Connectivity and Innovative Funding Mechanism

Ceremony of the World Information Society Award 2008

Date and time: 
May 13 2008 - 12:45am - May 16 2008 - 12:00am

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