"The ICT sector should be driving global discussion about respect for human rights in the private sector"
In a paper entitled “Business and digital rights: Taking stock of the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights in the ICT sector”, author David Sullivan analyses the implementation of the Guiding Principles in the ICT sector.
“The African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms is just an instrument, but quite an important one"
“Being mentioned in the Special Rapporteur’s report means that the African Declaration is increasingly getting recognition from the human rights community.”
32nd Session of the Human Rights Council: Interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on the right to education, freedom of peaceful assembly and association
*_Each week, David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.
APC is looking for a dynamic information and communications person to join our team. The objective of the position is to provide research and communications support for APC’s internet policy, governance and rights work in Africa. The deadline for applications is 24 June 2016.
The 32nd session of the Human Rights Council is taking place from 13 June to 1 July in Geneva. Internet rights will be discussed coinciding with the tenth anniversary of the Council.
Written statement by the Association for Progressive Communications on the right to education and the internet
*_David Souter comments each week on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.
David Souter comments each week on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society. This week’s blog is about the need for more recognition of ICTs in sustainable development.
‘Sustainable development’ is the UN’s current watchphrase.
AlterMundi is, in the words of its members, “a network of activists, working with people with no knowledge of networks or information technology so that they can construct and maintain their own
communications systems.” In March 2016, they decided to join the APC network.