Senegal

ASUTIC
ASUTIC 17 November 2019

ASUTIC, which stands for Association des Utilisateurs des TIC (ICT Users Association), is a non-profit, independent organisation based in Senegal that promotes and protects human rights and fundamental freedoms in the digital age. It strives to ensure that people have access to knowledge and information, key drivers for sustainable development to the benefit of everyone. ASUTIC works to create legal, institutional and policy frameworks that foster participatory democracy, openness of ICT infr...

Policing the internet: Intermediary liability in Africa
Policing the internet: Intermediary liability in Africa 02 October 2013

Holding internet intermediaries liable is an increasing global trend that transfers the responsibilities of law enforcement, as well as of copyright enforcement, to internet service providers (ISP), both large and small. Internet intermediaries are therefore increasingly used to police and enforce the law on the internet and even to mete out punishments ranging from content control to user behavior.

PRESS RELEASE: New wireless technologies allow internet and broadcasting to coexist on airwaves
PRESS RELEASE: New wireless technologies allow internet and broadcasting to coexist on airwaves 06 June 2013 MJ

Unused radio spectrum, known was TV white space, can provide a low-cost solution for providing internet access to people living in remote and rural areas in Africa. APC along with other ICT policy makers and experts from 35 countries gathered together in Dakar to discuss this new approach to connectivity.

Event: TV white spaces Africa forum
Event: TV white spaces Africa forum 30 May 2013 AL

From May 30-31st community wireless activists, regulators, and business are gathered in Dakar, Senegal, discussing the potential TV spectrum that can potentially be used locally in Africa, in an event co-organized by APC. Follow the discussion on Twitter #tvwsAfrica

Digital Migration in Senegal: Media Briefing and Workshop
Digital Migration in Senegal: Media Briefing and Workshop 15 June 2011

Media Briefing African countries are committed to migrating to digital broadcasting by June 2015. Africa’s digital transition in broadcasting has the potential to improve both the quantity and quality of what is available on TV and to increase the number of people who will be able to watch it. However, it is also a costly process and involves decisions on a range of issues which impact on bo...

Have your say: Live streaming event at the World Social Forum in Dakar
Have your say: Live streaming event at the World Social Forum in Dakar 08 February 2011 LC

In light of this year’s World Social Forum in Dakar Senegal, APC member Mayfirst/People Link is teaming up with IndyMedia Africa and will be hositing live events via the Indymedia convergence centre for those who can not attend the Forum in person. Media activists from over 10 African countries will give their impressions on what’s going on, and respond to the questions of others a...

West African Internet Governance Forum
West African Internet Governance Forum 18 August 2010

Theme: Promoting the Multi-stakeholder Model for further Internet Development in Africa

New West African alliance to make internet more accessible names president
New West African alliance to make internet more accessible names president 16 July 2008 FD

Sylvie SyiamThe president of the Cameroonian non profit organisation and APC-member PROTEGE QV, Sylvie Siyam Siwe, was elected president of the GOREeTIC on Friday June 20 2008 in Senegal. She was unanimously voted in as the first president of the GOREeTIC nework – a newly created group of journalists, activists and ICT4D advocates who intend to make internet policy reform a top priority.

CICEWA West and Central Africa Workshop
CICEWA West and Central Africa Workshop 15 April 2008

Cicewa Network building Workshop : (overview of cicewa project – defining the network … purpose values, goals engagement, membership/participation in the network- scoping the subregional environments – research strategy – advocacy strategy – plan of action – network coordination)

IDLELO3
IDLELO3 13 March 2008

The theme for the Idlelo 3 Conference is: “Making the Knowledge Economy Work for Africa”. The Idlelo 3 Conference will bring together participants’ representative of governments, businesses and civil society organisations for three days of intense discussions about the state of the knowledge economy in Africa.

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