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GreenNet: Tools for working from home
GreenNet: Tools for working from home 30 March 2020 GreenNet

In these difficult and weird times, many people and organisations are adjusting to situations of remote working and working from home. Even for groups who are accustomed to online communications, the switch to full remote working may be a challenge.

APC's Karen Banks wins Oxford Internet Institute Award
APC's Karen Banks wins Oxford Internet Institute Award 22 September 2018 APCNews

Computer networking pioneer Karen Banks, APC's director of operations and a former core part of GreenNet, an APC founding member, was recognised with a Lifetime Achievement Award.

Coming of (digital) age: How African feminists are using the internet to change women's lives
Coming of (digital) age: How African feminists are using the internet to change women's lives 05 May 2014 Minna Salami

In this article, Minna Salami argues that while the digital wave is marked by more diversity than previous feminist waves, it is nevertheless predominantly the ways that white/western feminists challenge patriarchal structures using the internet that has garnered attention. Salami challenges this general trend by sharing a few examples of how African feminists are using the internet to change s...

We need public debate, not a secret tribunal, on covert British surveillance
We need public debate, not a secret tribunal, on covert British surveillance 08 July 2013 Carly Nyst

Privacy International’s Carly Nyst talks about PI’s legal action against the British government for co-operating with the US’ NSA/Prism programme and the Orwellian Investigatory Powers Tribunal, an opaque layer of the British legal system.

New materials on the environment and ICTs available in French and Spanish
New materials on the environment and ICTs available in French and Spanish 06 November 2012 Richard Heeks & Angelica Ospina

New materials from the Nexus for ICTs Climate Change and Development (NICCD) site now available in French and Spanish. Materials include guides for policy-makers and research briefs.

New tip sheets help users "green" their use of technology
New tip sheets help users "green" their use of technology 20 August 2012 GreenNet

GreenNet has compiled a series 5 at-a-glance tip sheets to help everyday users and IT professionals use computers in a more sustainable way. Each sheet focuses on a different issue, like purchasing or disposing electronics, and more. We hope you’ll find them useful.    

New guide for policy makers on ICTs and climate change
New guide for policy makers on ICTs and climate change 17 May 2012 Richard Heeks & Angelica Ospina (Ed)

The University of Manchester has released a new guide on ICTs and climate change in developing countries that aims to help policy makers and climate change officers in their decision-making process. It outlines issues, priorities, benefits, risks, and more.

Mapping internet rights and freedom of expression
Mapping internet rights and freedom of expression 21 March 2012 David Souter

The intersection between the internet and human rights is increasingly important as the internet starts to affect more aspects of society, economy, politics and culture. This report maps this intersection and raises a number of questions to be considered by those concerned with internet, rights and wider public policy.

Computer Aid launches new e-waste partnership in Kenya
Computer Aid launches new e-waste partnership in Kenya 28 February 2012

As part of its ongoing work in reducing the environmental impacts of end-of-life ICTs, Computer Aid International has partnered with the WEEE Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, which provides e-waste management in the country and region. Together, they will provide training and help develop computer recycling facilities throughout Africa.

Computer Aid seeks new Chief executive officer
Computer Aid seeks new Chief executive officer 17 November 2011

APC member Computer Aid international is currently seeking a new Chief executive officer (CEO). The candidate must have previous experience in international development, and ideally information and communication technology for development. Find out more about how to apply. Deadline for applications is Tuesday, December 6 2011.

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