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End violence: Women's rights and safety online
End violence: Women's rights and safety online 20 August 2012

Online violence against women is an overt expression of the gender discrimination and inequality that exists offline. Online, it becomes amplified. (Jac sm Kee) Since 2005, APC been working to strengthen the capacity of women’s rights activists and organisations to use technology tools in their work to end violence against women and to respond to the growing incidence of technology-related violence against women (VAW). The most common cases documented were cyberstalking, sexual harassment...

Who controls the Internet? Final statement of the Pan African Civil Society Workshop
Who controls the Internet? Final statement of the Pan African Civil Society Workshop 02 August 2012 Anriette Esterhuysen

Final Statement of the Pan African Civil Society Workshop on Who Controls the Internet? Held in Nairobi, 26-27 July, 2012 We, participants comprising representatives of diverse civil society organizations from the human rights, media and ICT policy sectors, meeting at the Pan African Civil Society Workshop on “Who Controls the Internet” held in Nairobi, Kenya, on July 26 and 27, 2012: Affirm the importance of the Internet as an enabling medium for democratisation and the promotion, exerc...

Let's get spectrum right: It's time to start making use of TV white spaces
Let's get spectrum right: It's time to start making use of TV white spaces 03 October 2011

The use and management of spectrum was raised repeatedly during the IGF with many seeing digital migration and TV white spaces as an exciting opportunity for bridging the access gap. A number of recommendations came out of an APC workshop on spectrum for development as APC schedules a white spaces workshop in Joburg this week.  

Internet Rights are Human Rights: Development, Empowerment and Access to the Internet
Internet Rights are Human Rights: Development, Empowerment and Access to the Internet 16 September 2011

PROGRAMME Opening and welcome (10h00-10h15) Remarks from hosts and partners Session I – Access, human rights and development (10h15-11h15) Panel: Bidi Bala, Nigeria; Pranom Samwong, Vietnam; Graciela Selaimen, Brazil; Grace Githaiga, Kenya; Romulo Neves, Brazil on: How can access to infrastructure and knowledge in the context of developing countries: foster transformation of education, in...

Open access to spectrum for development
Open access to spectrum for development 20 May 2010

Every thirty months the amount of information that can be transmitted over a wireless internet connection has the potential to double. Wireless could be the way to provide affordable broadband to millions of people currently living with poor connectivity. However the policy and regulation related to spectrum is often inefficient, secretive and ill-informed. APC’s “open spectrum” initiativ...

The East African Internet Governance Forum: Advancing the internet governance debate for meaningful participation
The East African Internet Governance Forum: Advancing the internet governance debate for meaningful participation 13 October 2009 Alice Munyua

An East African broadband policy framework was the topic of discussion at the second East African Internet Governance Forum (EA-IGF)held in Nairobi from September 7-9th 2009. Over 200 participants and observers from fifteen countries representing the private sector, civil society, media, government regulatory authorities, development partners, internet communities, United Nations agencies, cons...

Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet)
Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) 03 June 2008

The Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) is a multistakeholder platform for people and institutions interested in information and communications technology (ICT) policy and regulation. It was established in 2003 as part of APC's project on Catalysing Access to ICTs in Africa (CATIA). The network seeks to act as a catalyst for reform in the ICT sector in support of the national aim of ICT-enabled...

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