The United Nations Global Alliance for ICT and Development (UN GAID) has invited APC policy programme’s manager, Willie Currie, to participate in an ad-hoc group of experts on financing ICT for development (ICT4D). This group has been set up in preparation of the upcoming GAID Global Forum on Access and Connectivity in least developed countries and small island developing states in Asia-Pacific and innovative financing mechanisms for ICT4D, Malaysia, 18-20 May 2008 [link to UN GAID page].
Watch the compact and straight-forward, fully subtitled video presenting the Association for Progressive Communications and some of the work of its members. This thirteen-minute film takes you from the beginnings to the current form in which APC pursued the goal of sustainable development and social justice through and with the use of information and communication technologies.
This manual serves to outline APC’s human resource related policies and procedures. If you notice that a human resource issue is not addressed, or addressed inadequately, by this manual, please bring this to the attention of the executive director and the designated human resources coordinator. The procedure for updating the APC HR manual depends on the nature of the changes requested.
Day by Day Schedule
31 Jan or morning of 1 Feb: Arrive Johannesburg if only attending staff meeting
1 Feb: Depart to Ithala
Executive Board and Staff meetings Feb 2nd to 4th
APC is pleased to announce the new APC executive board elected by members at the APC council meeting in Rio de Janeiro in November 2007 for a three-year term.
Previous to the staff meeting severel other meetings are organised for teams and partners to work together face to face.
Day by day schedule
- Chat is a senior manager and consultant specialized in gender, women's rights and information and communication technology for 15 years. She has been working with APC since 2000. She is an experienced manager, evaluator, resource person and speaker on gender and ICTs internationally.
- Katherine (Kat) has been with APC since August 2007. Before that time, she was an International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) intern working for APC on the Information Technology for Environmental Sustainability (ITES) initiative (since renamed Greening IT).