Internet governance

Civil society actors must understand emerging technologies: Reflecting on my participation in the Tech Camp for Civic Space Defenders
Civil society actors must understand emerging technologies: Reflecting on my participation in the Tech Camp for Civic Space Defenders 21 September 2023 Arsène Tungali

Arsène Tungali, executive director of the DRC-based APC member organisation Rudi International, shares his takeaways from this international learning and exchange experience made possible with support from APC's Member Engagement and Travel Fund.

APC at the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum
APC at the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum 25 August 2023 APCNews

The Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (AprIGF) is one of the key regional initiatives on internet governance. This year will be a hybrid event in Brisbane, Australia, from 28 to 31 August. APC staff and members are hosting and involved in key sessions.

Gender matters for cybersecurity: Promoting an intersectional and human-centric approach to international and national cyber discussions
Gender matters for cybersecurity: Promoting an intersectional and human-centric approach to international and national cyber discussions 11 August 2023

This project seeks to promote an intersectional gender approach to international and national cybersecurity governance.

Feminist Tech Exchange: Sexuality and internet governance
Feminist Tech Exchange: Sexuality and internet governance 03 August 2023

This manual is particularly designed to encourage participants to examine issues of power, control and relationships, and to think of strategies to advance sexuality rights in the political space of internet governance.

Digital repression and resistance in Venezuela: A silent crisis within the political crisis
Digital repression and resistance in Venezuela: A silent crisis within the political crisis 27 July 2023 Laura Vidal

There is a digital crisis in Venezuela combining a lack of infrastructure with surveillance and severe control of information online. Amidst the siege, civil society is mounting a resistance to keep the digital realm and information flow free and alive.

Inside the Digital Society: Digital governance - Where next? Some thoughts and principles
Inside the Digital Society: Digital governance - Where next? Some thoughts and principles 21 July 2023 David Souter

Following a series of proposals from the United Nations, our columnist considers the future of internet governance, its changing context and principles for how to think about it all. 

The gendered challenges of e-governance in Kenya
The gendered challenges of e-governance in Kenya 20 July 2023 Cecilia Mwende Maundu for GenderIT.org

E-governance models are leaving women and gender minorities behind in Kenya, despite the Kenyan government's increasing focus on digitising delivery of government services. Due to this, there remains a challenge of who gets to access these services through technology.

APC policy explainer: What is a gender-sensitive approach to cyber capacity building?
APC policy explainer: What is a gender-sensitive approach to cyber capacity building? 30 June 2023 APC

A gender-sensitive approach to cyber capacity building understands and considers the gendered impacts and implications of cyber threats, and calls for specific steps to address the needs, priorities and capacities of women and people of diverse sexualities, gender expressions and identities.

APC policy explainer: What is a gender approach to cybersecurity?
APC policy explainer: What is a gender approach to cybersecurity? 30 June 2023 APC

A gender approach to cybersecurity is a perspective that seeks to rethink individual and collective responsibilities for the cybersecurity of individuals and groups, making cybersecurity responsive to the complex, differentiated and intersectional needs of people based on a wide range of factors.

Inside the Digital Society: Does Twitter matter?
Inside the Digital Society: Does Twitter matter? 27 June 2023 David Souter

As Twitter morphs and bends under its new monopolistic individual owner, a look at the source of its massive influence and some issues of concern.  

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