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APC at the 2015 IGF: Other events where APC is participating
APC at the 2015 IGF: Other events where APC is participating 30 October 2015

PRE-EVENTS – 8 – 9 November 2015 iRights Lab Internet Governance workshop Littoral Tambau Flat APC as participant and trainer PRE-EVENTS – 9 November 2015 Access Now Zero-Rating Event 09:00 – 16:00 | External Auditorium, Poeta Ronaldo Cunha Lima Conference Center DAY 1 – 10 November 2015 Workshop: Can Internet rights and access goals be reconciled? 09:00 – 10:30 | Poeta Ronaldo Cunha Lima Conference Center, Room 1 APC as speaker Dynamic Coalition on Net N...

APC at the 2015 Internet Governance Forum
APC at the 2015 Internet Governance Forum 26 October 2015

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is mobilising for the 10th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in João Pessoa, Brazil on 10-13 November 2015. Leading and participating in workshops and side events and prompting dialogue around internet rights, public access and digital privacy, APC will play a key role in influencing internet governance around the world. This page is your go-to resource, compiling: APC priorities for the 2015 IGF A schedule of events that APC is h...

Empowering local actors in their defence of human rights on the internet
Empowering local actors in their defence of human rights on the internet 06 April 2015 Cristiana González

Cyber crime laws, surveillance, breaches of privacy, and other state-controlled restrictions are receiving increasing citizen response. From the Marco Civil in Brazil to NETmundial and Web We Want, numerous initiatives have emerged to respond to threats to freedom of expression, privacy, access and other basic rights on the internet. To support local initiatives, APC has launched the Local Acti...

Local Action to Secure Internet Rights (APC-LASIR)
Local Action to Secure Internet Rights (APC-LASIR) 11 March 2015

The Local Action to Secure Internet Rights (LASIR) project aims to empower national and local actors in their defence of human rights on the internet. APC will facilitate national initiatives and support human rights campaigns in ten countries across the globe where opportunity, capacity and momentum already exist. How will we do it? With the support of the Ford Foundation, APC will engage with...

Civil society closing statement at NETmundial 2014
Civil society closing statement at NETmundial 2014 25 April 2014

We would like to thank the Brazilian government for organising the Global Multistakeholder Meeting on the Future of Internet Governance. We, as a diverse group of civil society organisations from around the world, appreciate having been part of the process. However, we are disappointed because the meeting’s outcome document fails to adequately reflect a number of our key concerns. The lac...

Spectrum for broadband and broadcasting
Spectrum for broadband and broadcasting 27 February 2014

APC’s efforts to ensure affordable and equitable internet access focus significantly on radio spectrum. While use of wireless internet, particularly through mobile devices, is growing exponentially in the developing world, access to reliable and affordable broadband continues to be a challenge, especially for remote and rural locations. Open, development-oriented spectrum management has great...

Post-WCIT civil society statement: A way forward
Post-WCIT civil society statement: A way forward 14 December 2012

December 14, 2012 At the World Conference on International Telecommunication (WCIT) conference in Dubai, ITU member states tried to negotiate new International Telecommunication Regulations (ITRs). We as civil society organizations want to express our concern at the lack of transparency, openness, and public consultations that marked the national preparatory processes and the WCIT discussion in...

Spectrum use in Latin America: relevant aspects, conclusions and recommendations
Spectrum use in Latin America: relevant aspects, conclusions and recommendations 10 January 2012 Carlos A. Afonso

APC’s “open spectrum” initiative aims to provide an understanding of spectrum regulation by examining the situation in Africa, Asia and Latin America. In this synthesis, the project’s consultant Carlos Afonso brings together the most important aspects of the studies in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela.

Hot issues on gender and the Internet Governance Forum: Newsletter out!
Hot issues on gender and the Internet Governance Forum: Newsletter out! 18 October 2011 GenderIT.org

Gender Centred, the GenderIT.org thematic bulletin from APC Women, focuses on topical gender and ICT policy themes. Our last newsletter edition highlights the gender peripheries of the Sixth Internet Governance Forum that took place in Nairobi, Kenya from 27-30 September 2011. This edition published on Tuesday October 18 features the hot issues related to gender and internet governance and th...

Videos, graffiti and photos to prevent violence against women in Brazil
Videos, graffiti and photos to prevent violence against women in Brazil 27 October 2010 Rede Mulher

In Brazil’s major centres Recife/Pernambuco, Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo, women who have been victims of violence will receive ICT training through a seed grant programme set up by the APC’s Women’s Networking Support Programme (WNSP) as a part of it’s work on the third Millennium Development Goals on equalisty for women. Women’s grassroots organisations in Brazil will use ...

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