Despite numerous intensive data journalism fellowships and workshops in the past, Linda Ngari says she had an an "eye-opening experience" at the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSiG) on a topic often left out in the practice and training of data journalism: data governance.
What made this year's African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) truly exceptional was the diverse representation of stakeholder groups, says Risper Arose, who shares key takeaways on drafting a policy brief, including the need to incorporate a wide range of voices.
"The cultural diversity among fellows cemented the African School on Internet Governance as a pan-African platform where fellows shared experiences from their home countries and designed solutions that would be integrated into the whole of Africa," says Bridgette in her reflections on AfriSIG 2023.
The 11th African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) was more than just an event; it was a melting pot of ideas and collaborative energy, says participant Gilbert Beyamba. Here he shares key lessons from the School's practicum, which focused on the African Union Data Policy Framework.
As a network of global, regional, and local civil society organizations we express our alarm regarding the eventual decision that the government of Saudi Arabia will host the next annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF).
APC believes that the GDC must have an intersectional feminist perspective to help create a gender-just world. APC and several members and partners have jointly developed 10 feminist principles for including gender in the GDC, and co-organised a pre-IGF event on the theme.
APC is mobilising for the 18th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) that will take place in hybrid format, both online and offline, from 8-12 October 2023 in Kyoto, Japan. This page offers everything you need to know about APC at IGF 2023.
The 18th edition of the global Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is being held in Kyoto, Japan from 8 to 12 October 2023. APC's Local Sound Bites will feature a daily short interview with a civil society representative focused on issues we care about.
The Global Digital Compact (GDC) is expected to “outline shared principles for an open, free and secure digital future for all”. The GDC must be based on universal standards that adopt a human rights-based approach and must also recognise the differentiated impact that information and communications technologies have on women, girls and people of diverse genders and sexualities. The develop...
APC believes that the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) remains at the heart of the internet governance ecosystem. Here we share some basic information about the 2023 global IGF in Kyoto, Japan, as well as highlighting this year's strategic priorities for APC.