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Statement from the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) for the WSIS+10 High Level Meeting

NEW YORK 16 December 2015 (APC for APCNews)

APC urges member states who worked so hard to reach agreement on the WSIS+10 outcome document to uphold their human rights commitments online and offline. This means ending mass surveillance, both between and within countries. And releasing journalists, activists, bloggers who have been imprisoned as result of their use of the internet for human rights and social justice.

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Statement from the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) for the WSIS+10 High Level Meeting

By APC (December 2015, APC )

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Mid-term evaluation of the outcomes of APC’s implementation of its 2013-2016 strategic plan

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Mid-term evaluation of the outcomes of APC’s implementation of its 2013-2016 strategic plan. Prepared by Foot in the Door Consulting, September 2015.

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November 2015

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Executive summary of a comprehensive mid-term evaluation of the outcomes of APC’s implementation of its 2013-2016 strategic plan. Prepared by Foot in the Door Consulting, September 2015.

Iranian blogger Hossein Derakhshan: "We need to make hyperlinks valuable again"

14 December 2015 (Leila Nachawati Rego for APCNews)

Credited with introducing the blogging culture to Iran, Derakhshan spent six years isolated from the web he had contributed to building. When he went back to the internet, what he found was appalling.

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Anabella Rivera from Instituto DEMOS Guatemala: "Central America is a fairly isolated region, and with APC we will open up doors of opportunity in these countries"

1 December 2015 (Flavia Fascendini for APCNews)

The executive director of APC member Instituto DEMOS Guatemala, Anabella Rivera, was interviewed in Mexico by APCNews. She offers her perspective on APC’s milestones over the last 25 years and her expectations as a recent member of the network.

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IGF Brazil 2015: APC and LaborNet interviews and action

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At the IGF 2015 conference in Brazil, APC and its members including LaborNet participated actively. Delegates talked about their issues and concerns and issues facing internet rights and democratic communication.

Sandra Benitez from EsLaRed: "APC is a showcase for the organisation"

30 November 2015 (Flavia Fascendini for APCNews)

“We have been continuously involved in training a group of 4,000 technical experts, here in Latin America,” says Sandra Benítez proudly. She is part of Escuela Latinoamericana de Redes (EsLaRed), an APC member in Venezuela. Interviewed by APCNews, Benítez talks about the major achievements of APC in the past 25 years, and the ways in which the network has promoted collaboration among its members.

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APC Governance Manual

By APC (November 2015, APC, Version 7.4, May 2014 )
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Read about the most successful MozFest yet!

Picture by Brett GaylorPicture by Brett GaylorIt’s been an eventful November!

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