Inclusive participation of civil society actors helps ensure that the Council is informed and responsive to human rights priorities and needs on the ground, engagement of organisations based outside Geneva, as well as under-resourced civil society actors.
APC is inaugurating a daily audio segment during the 2022 IGF as part of our efforts to facilitate the inclusion of local civil society voices and call attention to the human rights and humanitarian situation in host countries. Watch this space for daily Local Sound Bites during the IGF.
APC is mobilising for the 17th annual Internet Governance Forum, which will take place from 28 November to 2 December 2022 in a hybrid format, with some participants attending the event in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and others joining remotely.
The partners in the Our Voices, Our Futures (OVOF) project will meet at the 17th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Ethiopia on 28 November to 2 December 2022, to amplify the voices of structurally marginalised folks in six countries from Asia and Africa.
Our columnist reflects on what has happened since the first World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS), how we might review the past and look forward in hope and trepidation at the future as we approach its 20-year review in 2025.
Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) will celebrate 15 years of APC's ground-breaking publication by launching its latest edition at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) on 29 November. The new edition explores "digital futures for a post-pandemic world".
The upcoming 41st session of the UN Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review is an opportunity to highlight the most pressing concerns related to human rights online and share recommendations to promote accountability.
CIPESA and APC collaborated to provide an opportunity for the internet governance community to learn about and discuss the human rights and media freedom situation in Ethiopia, where this year’s global Internet Governance Forum will be held, from 28 November to 2 December 2022. This document summarises the key points that emerged from the conversation.
We want the internet to be recognised and governed as a global public good in an inclusive, transparent, democratic and accountable manner. Check out our achievements in this area in 2021.
The AfriSIG Output Document, created by a diverse and dedicated group of stakeholders during this year's AfriSIG, is opening doors for others to come together and explore possibilities for more effective cybersecurity capacity building across Africa.