APC and Sursiendo will be hosting a workshop at this year's MozFest on 22 March, where they will invite participants to begin the process of weaving a digital quilt for feminist, just and sustainable tech futures for the Earth.
The People and Culture Manager will play a critical role strengthening systems and practices that support APC’s institutional capacity to respond to the needs of a growing team and organisational change. The deadline for applications is 26 March 2023.
A diverse range of people with different backgrounds are building community networks in many countries in the LAC region. They are demonstrating that community networks can be a process in which technologies, communications and access are moulded to meet local realities, dreams and needs.
Policy briefCommunity networks for digital inclusion in rural areas: What are the opportunities for Cameroon?
This paper highlights the ever-increasing importance of access to electronic communications services in Cameroon and presents regulatory and operational recommendations to make the national environment more favourable to the development of community networks.
StatementAPC statement at the OEWG 2021-2025 informal dedicated stakeholder segment
In this statement during the March 2023 session of the Open-ended Working Group on developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security 2021–2025, APC focuses on gender-sensitive cybersecurity capacity building.
PresentationAPC and Coding Rights intervention at the GDC Americas Multistakeholder Consultation
This presentation was jointly delivered by Joana Varon (Coding Rights) and Valeria Betancourt (APC) at the Global Digital Compact Americas Multistakeholder Consultation held in Mexico City on 15-16 February 2023 to discuss the challenges, opportunities and priorities of the region.
StatementAPC statement at the Open-ended Working Group on developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security 2021-2025
This statement, delivered during the informal dialogue open to all interested stakeholders on 1 March 2023, reiterates APC's call for a human rights-based and gender approach to existing and emerging threats, so that cybersecurity can improve the security of people in all their diversity.
SubmissionAPC submission: “Freedom of Opinion and Expression and Sustainable Development – Why Voice Matters”
In this contribution to the thematic report of the Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression to the UN Human Rights Council, APC emphasises how meaningful access to the internet impacts social and environmental justice and development.
BriefIntroductory brief: The Global Digital Compact
This introductory brief produced by APC seeks to provide civil society organisations with an initial understanding of the strategic relevance of engaging in the UN-led Global Digital Compact process by developing inputs based on a long-term vision for what we want the internet to be.
Open letterHRC52: Support consensus renewal of the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders
APC joined together with over 160 civil society organisations to call on Human Rights Council member states to approve the resolution extending the mandate of the Special Rapporteur for three years during the 52nd session of the Council.
StatementAPC statement to the informal consultations with stakeholders and member states on the Global Digital Compact
APC believes that the Global Digital Compact could play a key role in ensuring that the lessons learned from years of multistakeholder cooperation feed into future processes of internet policy, internet governance and global digital cooperation.
The design and development of digital language technologies, and especially the technologies relying on large language models like ChatGPT, call for a deep power analysis on who is building this technology, who will benefit from it and who will decide its future.
The overregulation of women's and gender-diverse folks' bodies in South Asian culture has found its way into online spaces and heavily polices how bodily autonomy is expressed and regarded. Seerat Khan discusses barriers to this autonomy and their impact on self-expression.
Our columnist examines the discussions at UNESCO's recent conference on platform accountability and the issues that need to be addressed in moving forward.
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.