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Statement on the occasion of the 18th session of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development

By International Federation of Library Associations, Internet Democracy Project, and Association for Progressive Communications (May 2015, APC )
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Solidarity is more than a Forum


The first World Social Forum, held in Porto Alegre, Brazil in 2001, defined this ongoing process as an “open meeting place for reflective thinking, democratic debate of ideas, formulation of proposals, free exchange of experiences and interlinking for effective action” for movements and organisations opposed to

Empowering local actors in their defence of human rights on the internet

SAO PAULO 6 April 2015 (Cristiana González for APCNews)

From the Marco Civil in Brazil to NETmundial and Web We Want, numerous initiatives have emerged to respond to threats to freedom of expression, privacy, access and other basic rights on the internet. To support local initiatives, APC has launched the Local Actions to Secure Internet Rights project.

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RightsCon Southeast Asia: Impacts and next steps


Here’s sending out a big thanks to the 650 people who attended RightsCon Southeast Asia from the high caliber participants and speakers, to the stellar programming and advisory committees, to the wide array of “sponsors”:

Call for tenders: Mid-term review of the outcomes of APC's implementation of 2013-2016 Strategic Plan

25 March 2015 (Karen Banks for APC)

APC is looking for evaluation consultants to develop an evaluation proposal and conduct a high quality and comprehensive mid-term evaluation of the outcomes of APC’s implementation of its 2013-2016 strategic plan.

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African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms - Background Paper

By Eric Mazango (March 2015, APC )
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Resolutions on the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms

ACCRA 18 March 2015 (African Internet Rights Campaign for APCNews)

We, the promoters of the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms, unanimously adopted and issued the following resolutions.

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Resolutions on the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms

By African Internet Rights Campaign (March 2015, APC )
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Hello, APC!

Johannesburg, South Africa

Being chosen as the 2015 Google fellow was and still is a surreal moment for me. Especially because I did not expect it and never thought out all the applicants I would be chosen. I would like to share my journey with you as to how I landed this great opportunity.

Briefing Note: Human Rights Council 28th session

By Deniz D. Aydin (Access), Deborah Brown and Shawna Finnegan (March 2015, APC )
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