ICT policy

From zeroines to heroines: Transforming debate about eVAW in New Zealand

Wellington, New Zealand

Lorde’s new album, “Heroine,” is taking young New Zealand women where they’ve never been before: to the front of the world stage. A leading New Zealand singer-songwriter and a self identified feminist, Lorde is just 17 years old and grew up in Auckland.

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 (Mallory Knodel 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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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 (Mallory Knodel 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).

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