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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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APC joins Global Library and Archives Community in welcoming new UN report on Copyright Policy and the Right to Science and Culture

By APC (March 2015, Association for Progressive Communications )

In March 2015 the UN Special Rapporteur in the field of Cultural Rights presented a report to the 28th session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva regarding copyright policy in the context of cultural rights. APC joins the Global Library and Archives Community in welcoming the report that examines copyright from a critical but often neglected perspective: the human dimension.

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Online privacy, surveillance and warfare discussed at Pakistan Cyberspace Conference

ISLAMABAD 4 March 2015 (APC for APCNews)

“Cyber warfare and cyber security are of immense importance, the government should devise an internet governance policy in Pakistan.” This was one of the conclusions of the Pakistan Cyberspace Conference organised by APC member Bytes for All Pakistan in Islamabad.

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Oh, the places we went!

South Africa

Oh the places we went!

Today is your day.
You’re off to Great Places!
You’re off and away!

Some took to the skies and some to the road, and the APC team was off to work, to play, to be amazed at the bush, and to know each other more dee

Internet activists in the wild

South Africa

Between the 7th and the 13th of February, APC staff flew from different parts of the globe to attend a team meeting at Mopani, a camp in the northern region of the Kruger National Park in South Africa.

APC at the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit

MADRID 15 January 2015 (Leila Nachawati Rego for APCNews)

The open internet, freedom of expression and online civic movements are the foci of the Global Voices Citizen Media Summit that will take place in Cebu, Philippines. APC is participating with two panels and a meeting on the limits and barriers to defend human rights on the internet from a local perspective.

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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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Joint 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 Association for Progressive Communications, the International Federation of Library Associations and the Internet Democracy Project welcome the Commission on Science and Technology for Development Secretariat’s report on the Ten-year Review of Progress Made in the Implementation of the Outcomes of the World Summit on the Information Society and issued the following statement on the occasion of the 18th session of the CSTD , Geneva, 4-8 May 2015

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