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APC's subgranting programme benefits 16 members in 2018
APC's subgranting programme benefits 16 members in 2018 28 March 2018

APC’s subgranting programme, now in its third year, has so far awarded a total of USD 291,534 to support its members in achieving APC’s vision. Seventeen member organisations were recipients of 17 grants, 14 of which are project grants of up to USD 20,000 each, while the other three are research and campaign grants of up to USD 5,000 each. This last category of grants is still open for proposals until June 2018. APC’s subgranting programme aims to enable members to contribute to changes...

APC's subgranting programme benefits 18 members in 2017
APC's subgranting programme benefits 18 members in 2017 09 October 2017

APC’s subgranting programme in its second year awarded a total of USD 273,986 to support its members in achieving APC’s vision. Eighteen member organisations were recipients of 21 grants, 10 of which are project grants of up to USD 20,000 each, while the other 11 are research and campaign grants of up to USD 5,000 each. Funds were also used to support the research of 28 national reports for the 2017 Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) report...

GISWatch: An annual snapshot of the information society, 10 years running
GISWatch: An annual snapshot of the information society, 10 years running 02 December 2016 Florencia Roveri, from Nodo TAU

Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) has reached its 10th edition, providing the international community with yearly reports on the state of the information society from the perspective of local civil society organisations and experts from all around the world. Every year, the GISWatch project, led by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC), has focused on a specific theme o...

What is your organisation's DNA? An interview with Paz Peña on strategic communications for advocacy
What is your organisation's DNA? An interview with Paz Peña on strategic communications for advocacy 09 July 2016 Flavia Fascendini

In a changing environment with tremendous competition among messages, how can we ensure that our communications have maximum impact? APCNews talked to Paz Peña, a Chilean journalist and social communicator who has been working on digital rights issues for the past eight years. She was advocacy director for the NGO Derechos Digitales, APC’s member organisation in Chile, until recently when sh...

“Take Back the Tech! has always been a celebration of women and tech”
“Take Back the Tech! has always been a celebration of women and tech” 04 July 2016 Flavia Fascendini

The Take Back the Tech! (TBTT) campaign, along with Luchadoras and La Sandía Digital from Mexico, recently won the Womanity Award for the Prevention of Violence Against Women. Lulú Barrera and Erika Smith, from Luchadoras and APC respectively, shared with APCNews what is next, and what this recognition means in the context of TBTT’s 10th anniversary. “Everything is possible when we work t...

AlterMundi
AlterMundi 23 June 2016

AlterMundi is an NGO based in Argentina that strives to promote the emergence of a new paradigm based on freedom gained through peer collaboration. AlterMundi explores different manifestations of peer-to-peer collaboration from a technological perspective and in particular it has a put a great deal of work in relation to Wireless Community Networks for small towns and rural areas. Projects such...

Point of View, APC's new member in India: “We're kindred spirits – we care about the same things”
Point of View, APC's new member in India: “We're kindred spirits – we care about the same things” 23 May 2016 Flavia Fascendini

Point of View is a Mumbai-based non-profit organisation that brings the perspectives of women into community, social, cultural and public domains through media, art and culture. They work across five programme areas, on groundbreaking topics: Fighting For Headspace (to place the broad concept of gender in the public domain), Pushing The Boundaries (to put forward the realities of women in sex w...

Fulbright Exchange Visitor in Take Back the Tech! campaign
Fulbright Exchange Visitor in Take Back the Tech! campaign 30 November 2015 Flavia Fascendini

Michaela Svatosova is a Czech expert on gender and technology issues, who is now participating as a Fulbright Exchange Visitor in the Take Back the Tech! campaign team. APCNews interviewed her to know more about her expectations and the results of her research on online violence against women. APCNews: How did you find about APC? What made you feel attracted to it? Michaela Svatosova: The first...

Julián Casasbuenas: "APC has had a great effect on all its member organisations"
Julián Casasbuenas: "APC has had a great effect on all its member organisations" 06 November 2015 Flavia Fascendini

During the APC Latin America and the Caribbean members meeting held in Mexico City, APCNews interviewed Julián Casasbuenas, director of Colombian APC member Colnodo and current chair of the APC Board. He shared his thoughts about APC’s 25-year history. APCNews: What do you think APC’s main achievements have been, as a network, over the past 25 years? Julián Casasbuenas: APC has...

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