Bosnia and Herzegovina
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, and funds were also used to support the research for 28 national GISWatch 2017 reports.
Disco-techs are informal peer-learning events designed to bridge the gap between technical and political solutions to attacks on internet rights and freedoms. The topics of this event change annually, but we always call it a “Disco-tech” because the format of the event is very unique: we are connecting policy to tech in a social atmosphere.
Edward Maw fron GreenNet and Karen Banks from APC in Sarajevo, 19 October 2016. The APC European members meeting that took place on 19-20 October 2016 in Sarajevo was the perfect venue for Leila Nachawati Rego from APCNews to meet Edward Maw and Karen Banks from GreenNet, one of APC’s founders and the first organisational member of the network. They reviewed GreenNet’s long and frui...
As part of the APC End violence: Women’s rights and safety online project, four women who participated in Women Rock IT, an event focusing on secure online communications developed in Sarajevo by OWPSEE in 2014, show how participation in this space changed their personal and organisational practices.
This article by OneWorld Platform for Southeast Europe, an APC member in Bosnia and Herzegovina, makes a clear statement around feminism and the internet: “If the real world is sexist, it is very likely that most of the technology that develops will have the virus of sexism in its core as well.”
Through the Local Action to Secure Internet Rights project, APC will facilitate national initiatives and support human rights campaigns in ten countries across the globe where opportunity, capacity and momentum already exist.
Technology-related violence against women is increasing at an alarming rate – yet it expresses itself differently around the world. This initiative is helping women create safe and secure environments online in seven different countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.
One World Platform started as One World Platform for Southeast Europe (OWPSEE) in 2005 as online media platform which provided audience with material in 4 languages, worked as an active and efficient online community of the Southeast Europe unified in efforts to impact faster democratic developments and positive change within civil societies of the region, through interactive platforms and coop...