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Reflections from the IGF3: Thanks APC for making the IGF happen to me
Reflections from the IGF3: Thanks APC for making the IGF happen to me 09 December 2008 Anupama Saxena

“I am leaving Hyderabad tomorrow with a longer list of friends, but I know that philosophy of connecting people goes far beyond having the added names in the list. It has a deeper philosophy: connecting people for bringing changes into their lives.” The APC Women’s Networking Support Programme (WNSP) sponsored Dr. Anupama Saxena to attend this year’s Internet Governance Forum in Hyderabad India. Throughout the event, she wrote about her thoughts on this global meeting and process fr...

APC member KICTANeT at the IGF: Bringing East African perspectives
APC member KICTANeT at the IGF: Bringing East African perspectives 05 December 2008 Alice Munyua

Alice Munyua, of APC member Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) spoke at the IGF opening ceremony. In her speech, she highlighted the East African Internet Governance Forum (EAIGF) held in early November as the first of its kind in the African region. “[The EAIFG] was initiated from the realisation that there was a need to address very limited participation by Africa stakeholders in not only the Internet Governance Forum but also in other global ICT policy processes.”

APC member RITS at the IGF opening panel: focus on an open and inclusive internet
APC member RITS at the IGF opening panel: focus on an open and inclusive internet 03 December 2008 Graciela Seilamen

“Throughout history, humanity has been able to challenge the most rigid power structures with its creativity and with the urge for freedom that is inherent to the human spirit. This has brought us here – we’re a result of human hope, solidarity and tenacity. We’re here to discuss internet Governance structures and policies and, in this third meeting of the IGF, we must move forw...

Ten years of building progressive social movements in South Korea
Ten years of building progressive social movements in South Korea 25 November 2008 Anupama Saxena

The 1990s witnessed the exponential growth of online communication and simultaneously experienced its widespread impacts on all aspects of human activities. Worldwide progressive social movements recognised the potential of online communication and started using it as a networking tool for furthering their causes. APC member in South Korea, Jinbonet, was to see the flashpoint for their own bir...

India to host the first ever Info-Activism Camp
India to host the first ever Info-Activism Camp 06 October 2008 Tactical Tech

APC partner Tactical Tech, an international NGO that helps activists use information and ICTs to increase their impact, are currently accepting applications for the first international camp on info-activism. The Info-Activism Camp, a seven-day event will take place from February 19 – 25 2009 in Bangalore India. As the first meet-up of this type, participants will learn and share advocac...

Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2008
Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2008 06 March 2008

At the first Internet Governance Forum (IGF), “access to the internet” emerged as an issue of common concern and priority to all stakeholders. At the second IGF the business, civil society and technical communities worked together to prepare a more coherent approach to the access in the IGF, the outcome of which was a convergence in views as to what should be done to increase access to the ...

BCO partner meeting
BCO partner meeting 06 March 2008

The Building Communication Opportunities (BCO) Alliance is a partnership of eleven development agencies working on information, communications and development.

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