Meet the International Association of Women in Radio and Television - Kenya (IAWRT-K), a Nairobi-based chapter of the global non-profit and one of the recent additions to the APC member network.
The Women's Rights Programme of the Association for Progressive Communications (APC WRP) is looking for a content production coordinator and experienced editor to join APC’s virtual office and help support our exciting work.
ReportHashtag Palestine 2021
The seventh annual report “Hashtag Palestine” illuminates the digital rights violations of Palestinians and pro-Palestinian advocates online, at the hands of the three authorities as well as different social media companies in relation to the escalations and developments on the ground.
Joint letterOver 100 public interest organisations and experts urge the UN to include human rights safeguards in proposed cybercrime convention
A joint letter urges members of the UN Ad Hoc Committee drafting a potential Cybercrime Treaty to ensure that human rights protections are included at every step and global civil society is provided opportunities to participate in the development process.
ResearchOnline caste-hate speech: Pervasive discrimination and humiliation on social media
This report presents insights into online caste-hate speech, combining qualitative accounts of the targets of such expression on social media platforms with an analysis of these platforms’ speech norms.
StatementAPC statement at the virtual, informal consultative discussion with the Chair of the Open-ended Working Group on developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security
In this statement, APC calls on the Open-ended Working Group (OEWG) to recognise that existing and emerging cyber threats impact differently on groups subject to intersecting forms of discrimination, including women and people of diverse sexualities and gender expressions.
LetterMulti-stakeholder letter for OEWG Chair on modalities
A group of more than 140 members of the multistakeholder community have signed a letter addressed to Ambassador Burhan Gafoor, Chair of the UN OEWG, about multistakeholder participation in the upcoming sessions.
Joint letterJoint NGO letter urging EU targeted sanctions against NSO Group
Following revelations that Israeli NSO Group’s Pegasus Spyware was used to hack the devices of six Palestinian human rights activists, we urge the EU to take serious and effective measures against NSO Group, including its designation under the EU’s global human rights sanctions regime.
Briefing documentAPC priorities for the 2021 Internet Governance Forum
APC values the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) as a convening space to substantively engage in and contribute to discussing and shaping internet policy with a broad range of stakeholders. These are some of the issues that APC will be focusing on at this year's IGF, taking place on 6-10 December.
StatementThe Association for Progressive Communications remains committed to strengthening the Internet Governance Forum
We believe that the IGF is a vital piece of the internet governance ecosystem, and view the IGF Leadership Panel as an effort towards consolidating the Forum as a platform for identifying viable ways to strengthen accountable, transparent, inclusive and participatory global digital cooperation.
The emergence of general purpose AI will be “the most profound change in human history,” according to the BBC's latest Reith lectures. How should we think through the potential risks and opportunities of all this AI in the coming future?
APC members in Africa respond to the discriminatory travel bans due to Omicron and how we must fight vaccine inequities, disinformation and colonial mindsets.
in 2021, we highlighted 27 stories of impact and change by our members, supported by APC subgranting. These stories demonstrate that listening to multiple voices and learning from positive impacts made locally are important ways to keep seeding and harvesting change.
In this weekly column, longstanding associate of APC David Souter looks at different aspects of the digital society. Issues covered include internet governance and sustainable development, human rights and the environment, policy, practice and the use of ICTs.