Latin America & the Caribbean

enREDando makes the work of organisations in Argentina visible


[img_assist|nid=19789|title=|desc=The enREDando website and the local newspaper insert.

enREDando vuelve visible el trabajo de las organizaciones en Argentina

[img_assist|nid=19789|title=|desc=El sitio web de enREDando y un artículo en el periódico local.

Latin America at a glance: Human rights and the internet

30 August 2014 (ONG Derechos Digitales, APC and Joana Varon Ferraz for ONG Derechos Digitales)

This document summarizes the discussions in Latin America regarding human rights and the internet. Our intention is to increase the international community’s understanding of the region during the 2014 Internet Government Forum.

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Support for internet governance consensus-building at the Latin American IGF

18 August 2014 (Dafne Sabanes Plou for APCNews)

The seventh Internet Governance Forum (IGF) of Latin America and the Caribbean, held in San Salvador July 16-18, 2014, provided an opportunity for reflecting on and contributing to internet governance in the region. According to APC’s Dafne Sabanes Plou, this was one of the most participatory regional forums ever, riveting the audience’s attention during all its sessions. The author asks: was this a consequence of the interest raised by the NETmundial meeting held in Brazil in April?

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Colnodo promotes indigenous languages in ICTs, innovative tools in Colombia


[img_assist|nid=19627|title=|desc=Through the Digital Household project targeted to beneficiaries of the national government’s 100,000 Free Homes programme, 4,533 people received basic training in the use of computers and

Using ICT to enhance community resilience to climate change impacts

Costa Rica

[img_assist|nid=19617|title=|desc=ICTs can enhance the capacity of communities to organise and respond to extreme weather events provoked by climate change…

Protecting privacy and personal data in Brazilian e-health initiatives


[img_assist|nid=19613|title=|desc=Nupef researches the protection of privacy and personal data within Brazilian e-health initiatives.

EsLaRed wins international award for its internet security training efforts

[img_assist|nid=19611|title=|desc=Entre los ganadores del premio de seguridad en internet se encuentra EsLaRed, representada por Daniel Pietrosemoli (primera fila a la izquierda).

Defending freedom of speech online in Chile


[img_assist|nid=19576|title=|desc=The meme #FreeRod was used in a social media campaign to build support for Ferrari’s cause.

Marco Civil Brazilian Internet Bill of Rights - English translation

Winnipeg, Canada

At the NETmundial opening ceremony in Sao Paulo, President Dilma Rousseff sanctioned the historic Marco Civil Internet Bill of Rights, which was formally approved by the national parliament in March.

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