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APC submission on the outcome documents of the WSIS +10 High-Level event

By APC (October 2013, APC )
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Communication rights ten years after the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS): Civil society perceptions

MONTREAL 4 September 2013 (MK for APCNews)

This GISWatch special report collates civil society perceptions of the changes that have taken place in the information and knowledge-sharing society over the last ten years, capturing the kinds of shifts that have been experienced by communications activists and stakeholders in a rich and nuanced way. You can download the report in English, French and Spanish.

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Communication rights ten years after the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS): Civil society perceptions

By Association for Progressive Communications (April 2013, APC )

This GISWatch special report by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) collates civil society perceptions of the changes that have taken place in the information and knowledge-sharing society over the last ten years, capturing the kinds of shifts that have been experienced by communications activists and stakeholders in a rich and nuanced way. The results respond to the opportunity provided by the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) +10 review, which will culminate in 2015.

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Coalition launches alternative to secretive Trans-Pacific Partnership

24 July 2013
MONTREAL 24 July 2013 (APCNews) -

Coalition to TPP negotiators: It’s time to move beyond secret meetings and join with the public to chart a better course for our digital future.

The Fair Deal Coalition has launched a new initiative that will give internet users a platform to discuss what copyright should look like under

Press release: Freedom of expression and hate speech continue to dominate internet rights discourse at UPR

BOGOTÁ 21 May 2013 (Shawna Finnegan for APCNews)

Between 22 April and 3 May 2013, the UN Human Rights Council held the 16th session of its Universal Periodic Review. APC, together with its members and partners, developed submissions for the inclusion of internet-related human rights issues in the recommendations made for the reviews of Azerbaijan, Cameroon, Canada and Colombia.

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Freedom of expression and hate speech continue to dominate internet rights discourse at UPR

21 May 2013
BOGOTA 21 May 2013 (APC) -

PRESS STATEMENT
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Between 22 April and 3 May 2013, the UN Human Rights Council held the 16th session of its Universal Periodic Review.

World Telecommunications/ICT Policy Forum: Closing statement by civil society

17 May 2013 (AL for APCNews)

From 14-16 May the World Telecommunication/ICT Policy Forum took place in Geneva. APC and other civil society representatives presented a closing statement calling on the International Telecommunication Union and all participating governments to ensure transparency, openness and inclusivity in their policy processes. Read the statement.

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New coalition to TPP negotiators: This is what a Fair Deal looks like

MONTREAL 16 May 2013 (MK for APCNews)

Today, APC along with a coalition of organisations representing a diversity of interests have come together from around the world to ask for A Fair Deal on intellectual property (IP) in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP). Click to read our joint press release.

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New coalition to TPP negotiators: This is what a Fair Deal looks like

16 May 2013
MONTREAL 16 May 2013 (APCNews) -

PRESS STATEMENT
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 16, 2013 – Today, APC along with a coalition of organisations representing a diversity of interests have come together from around the world to ask for A Fair Deal on intellectual property (IP) in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP).

APC at the World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2013

GENEVA 13 May 2013 (AL for APCNews)

The ICT for development community is gathering in Geneva from 13-17 May 2013 to discuss the implementation of WSIS documents and principles. Read more about APC’s participation in the Geneva meetings.

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