Accessibility

This podcast series tackles critical digital issues in the Asia-Pacific
This podcast series tackles critical digital issues in the Asia-Pacific 19 February 2024 Jen Tarnate and Katerina Francisco

The Pretty Good Podcast Live, produced with APC support, raises awareness of critical digital issues in the Asia-Pacific such as digital security, open technology, internet freedom, data privacy and more. These stories reflect the resilience and innovation in the region’s digital rights community, showcasing a path forward amid challenges.

Scorecard: Accessibility of government websites to persons with disabilities
Scorecard: Accessibility of government websites to persons with disabilities 29 June 2023 Florence Awino Ouma, Nicodemus Nyakundi and Judy Okite

This research aimed to address the challenges faced by persons with disabilities when accessing government websites and digital services in Kenya.

Statement by AHM Bazlur Rahman to the Global Digital Compact Thematic Deep-Dive session on human rights online
Statement by AHM Bazlur Rahman to the Global Digital Compact Thematic Deep-Dive session on human rights online 12 May 2023 AHM Bazlur Rahman

Speaking on behalf of the Bangladesh NGOs Network for Radio and Communication and Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum, APC associate AHM Bazlur Rahman stated that this is an opportune time to reinforce universal access to the internet as a basic human right, not just a privilege.

The APC network intervenes at the Global Digital Compact's deep dive session on digital inclusion and connectivity
The APC network intervenes at the Global Digital Compact's deep dive session on digital inclusion and connectivity 03 May 2023 Gaurav Jain

APC and its members gave statements at the Global Digital Compact's (GDC) thematic deep dive session on the theme of digital inclusion and connectivity. 

Highlights of the APC network @IGF 2022
Highlights of the APC network @IGF 2022 08 December 2022 APCNews

The annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is the United Nations’ most significant multistakeholder event for tackling internet governance. Here are some highlights of the APC network's participation this year.

Inside the Digital Society: Digital (in)equality
Inside the Digital Society: Digital (in)equality 31 March 2022 David Souter

A poor understanding of digital inequality continues to lead to inadequate and counterproductive policies. This column discusses six themes that could improve policymakers’ understanding of the nuances behind this persistent inequality and disconnect.

Interview with Carlos Afonso: "I keep saying we need to advocate for a public plan seeking universal connectivity and the means of access for everyone"
Interview with Carlos Afonso: "I keep saying we need to advocate for a public plan seeking universal connectivity and the means of access for everyone" 03 March 2022 Gaurav Jain

In its 10th anniversary, the Internet Hall of Fame recently inducted APC co-founder Carlos Afonso. We interviewed Afonso about this honour, his hopes for the internet in Brazil and beyond, radical interventions needed in the world of ICTs, and more.

APC guidelines on planning and designing online events: A collection of practices and learnings
APC guidelines on planning and designing online events: A collection of practices and learnings 30 November 2021 APC

What do you need to consider when designing an online event? What are the core principles for safer and more accessible events? APC has collected its learnings from over 30 years of online work in this new guide, which covers everything from initial planning to going live to winding down. 

Creative Commons Global Summit: Creativity and innovation open to everyone, everywhere
Creative Commons Global Summit: Creativity and innovation open to everyone, everywhere 05 October 2021 Frederick Noronha

Frederick Noronha, co-founder of APC member Bytes for All Bangladesh, participated in the 2021 Creative Commons Global Summit and has shared a few links to a selection of diverse and exciting initiatives that were introduced at the event.

Servelots joins the APC network: Connecting the unconnected to enable content creation by all, for all
Servelots joins the APC network: Connecting the unconnected to enable content creation by all, for all 04 October 2021 APCNews

"With APC, we have experienced a network whose technology and community initiatives seek equitable knowledge communities, with a special emphasis on the global South," said Servelots, which first joined the APC community as a partner organisation in its community networks initiative.

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