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Save the date! Disco-tech 2019 on the environmental impact of ICTs
Save the date! Disco-tech 2019 on the environmental impact of ICTs 01 November 2019

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and partners are hosting their ninth Disco-tech event in conjunction with the 2019 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Berlin, on the evening of 26 November. We invite you to join us for this peer-learning event about utilising the potential of information and communications technologies (ICTs) in strategies to mitigate and adapt to the climate crisis. Event details Date and time: Tuesday 26 November 2019 from 19:00 to 22:00...

Jeanette Hofmann
Jeanette Hofmann 09 November 2015

Professor of Internet Politics at Berlin's Freie Universität and Honorary Professor at the Central Institute of Further Education at Universität der Künste Berlin. She is the Principal Investigator of the research groups “Democracy and digitization” and “Quantification and social regulation” at the Weizenbaum-Institute for the Networked Society and Director of the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society. She was previously h...

'Human rights and the internet' multimedia training kit released
'Human rights and the internet' multimedia training kit released 08 April 2013

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) presents a Multimedia training kit on human rights and the internet. Introduction to human rights, ICTs and the internet The training kit, developed in the context of the Internet Rights are Human Rights project, is composed of modules concerned with the relationship between human rights, information and communications technologies (ICTs) and...

Baku in APC’s rear-view mirror
Baku in APC’s rear-view mirror 22 February 2013 FD

The wealth of topics and depth of discussion was impressive. The good quality of dialogues and true commitment to Enhanced Cooperation makes APC believe that the IGF remains the most legitimate and effective space for internet policy discussions. Lights on internet rights APC noticed that the intersection of internet and human rights took a front seat at this Forum. The technical community and ...

What are the digital security concerns and threats facing women human rights defenders?
What are the digital security concerns and threats facing women human rights defenders? 26 October 2012 CYR

One of the first steps to addressing violence against women is documenting that there is a problem. This is as true online as it is offline. APC’s Connect Your Rights! Campaign has conducted a survey of 40 women human rights defenders (WHRDs) from across Latin America, Eastern Europe, Africa and Asia, on their online experiences, their security concerns and their training needs. This is an im...

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