World Summit on the Information Society
In 2025 the United Nations General Assembly will review what's happened since the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) and what should happen next. Our columnist takes a look back and outlines six areas that the WSIS+20 review should take into account.
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.
The 2023 global IGF will see the launch of a campaign for #TheIGFWeWant, calling attention to the IGF's importance to mobilise civil society organisations and other stakeholders to collectively and strongly advocate for its maintenance and strengthening.
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.
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 UN's Global Digital Compact (GDC) seeks to develop a common understanding of key digital principles by taking an inclusive approach to internet governance. The APC network has been actively engaging in the GDC process by participating in numerous UN-led consultations, discussions and submissions.
For decades science fiction has alarmed us with the idea that AI will become much smarter than us and take control. Our columnist unpacks the issues of AI's uncertainty, common good, regulation and governance.
APC and its members gave statements at the Global Digital Compact's (GDC) thematic deep dive session on the theme of internet governance.
APC and its members gave statements at the Global Digital Compact's (GDC) thematic deep dive session on the theme of digital inclusion and connectivity.