Environmental justice

Free, prior and informed consent: Accountability, environmental justice and the rights of Indigenous peoples in the information society
Free, prior and informed consent: Accountability, environmental justice and the rights of Indigenous peoples in the information society 22 April 2024 shawna finnegan

In honour of Earth Day 2024, we are launching the first report from the GISWatch 2024 Special Edition: "Free, prior and informed consent: Accountability, environmental justice and the rights of Indigenous peoples in the information society".

Resistance and Resilience: Collaborative responses to online attacks on environmental defenders
Resistance and Resilience: Collaborative responses to online attacks on environmental defenders 25 January 2024

This three-year initiative will support in-depth research into the scope and impacts of online disinformation and attacks against environmental defenders in Brazil, Kenya, Mexico and the Philippines.

Seeding change in 2023: Trailblazing community impacts of the APC network
Seeding change in 2023: Trailblazing community impacts of the APC network 14 December 2023 Maja Romano

In these eight in-depth stories of projects undertaken with the support of APC subgrants, we present some highlights and achievements by APC members and partners in 2023.

What does it take to build a climate and environmental justice movement in digital rights advocacy?
What does it take to build a climate and environmental justice movement in digital rights advocacy? 13 December 2023 Becky Kazansky, shawna finnegan and Alan Finlay

As advocacy for climate justice in technology governance grows, the authors reflect on the process for developing a theory of change and the emerging differences in where attention is needed, pressure points for change and appropriate language. 

Comments on the “Study on the Impact of Climate Change on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Africa”
Comments on the “Study on the Impact of Climate Change on Human and Peoples’ Rights in Africa” 01 December 2023 APC

In its comments on this study commissioned by the African Union, APC notes that the study could be strengthened by contemplating the impact of the rapid digitalisation of many countries in Africa in the context of environmental sustainability, climate change and human rights

APC Annual Report 2022
APC Annual Report 2022 25 November 2023

Throughout APC’s 2022 Annual Report you will discover how in standing up to oppression and advocating for the expression of human rights online and offline, our network’s transformative actions have created ripples of change.

Highlights of the APC network @IGF 2023
Highlights of the APC network @IGF 2023 26 October 2023 APCNews

The annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is the United Nations’ most significant multistakeholder event for tackling internet governance. Here are some highlights of the APC network's participation this year.

Inside the Digital Society: Putting sustainability at the heart of digitalisation
Inside the Digital Society: Putting sustainability at the heart of digitalisation 20 October 2023 David Souter

Technologies like AI might be poised to transform our future, but so is climate change. Our columnist offers five proposals to make digitalisation policy and practice more environmentally sustainable.  

APC submission on environmental democracy and digital technologies
APC submission on environmental democracy and digital technologies 02 October 2023 APC

APC developed this submission in response to the call for inputs issued by the Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment on "Promoting Environmental Democracy: Procedural elements of the human right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment".

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.

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