Cultural and linguistic diversity

Fundraising campaign: Feminist Infrastructure in Latin America
Fundraising campaign: Feminist Infrastructure in Latin America 10 July 2017

Established, autonomous ISPs have put together a fundraising event because they want to see their colleagues from a feminist ISP in the global South ferment and cultivate social justice. If you can't make it, you can still join our online campaign.

The internet domain name system and the right to culture
The internet domain name system and the right to culture 05 December 2016 Paula Jaramillo Gajardo and Juan Carlos Lara Gálvez, Derechos Digitales

This report offers a starting point for an analysis of the adequate protection of the right to culture in relation to the new gTLDs, and more broadly regarding ICANN’s role as a multistakeholder and technical institution put in the position of upholding and protecting human rights.

The role of the internet in democratising the curation, interpretation and reconstruction of cultural heritage
The role of the internet in democratising the curation, interpretation and reconstruction of cultural heritage 12 June 2016 APC

In response to a call for input by the UN Special Rapporteur in the field of cultural rights, APC offered this perspective on the positive role of the internet in making cultural heritage accessible to the public, and the potential of the internet for the preservation of cultural heritage.

Queering internet governance in Indonesia
Queering internet governance in Indonesia 14 November 2015 Kamilia Manaf, Dewi Nova Wahyuni, and Ikram Baadila

Refused to become part of the silent majority, Institut Pelangi Perempuan conducted an exploratory research related to the LGBTIQ rights in the internet governance in Indonesia. This research is an attempt to challenge and build social movements through a process of advocacy in the fight against cyber-homophobia and blocking decisions unilaterally LGBTIQ sites in Indonesia.

Papuan Voices: 9 award winning videos online
Papuan Voices: 9 award winning videos online 23 October 2012 APC

The Papuan Voices site is now live, and includes the nine selected short videos from West Papua, study guides, screening guides, and a media pack. Join the conversation, learn more about West Papua, post comments, and share your ideas!

Empowering the marginalized & making a difference: Experiences of an international volunteer at WeDpro
Empowering the marginalized & making a difference: Experiences of an international volunteer at WeDpro 27 June 2011 Igor Dela Pena

From curiosity into knowledge and from knowledge into action—these were the transformations that Ashleen Graham experienced when she went to the Philippines to volunteer for the Women’s Education, Development, Productivity and Research Organization (WeDpro).

Open video films struggle of most marginalised people in Malaysia
Open video films struggle of most marginalised people in Malaysia 08 November 2010 Andrew Garton

On October 23 2007 the Headman of Penan Village in the remote Malaysian state of Sarawak left his wife at a rest area in the forest to check on his traps. He never returned. Two months later his remains were found in a river. The Headman is the final episode in the Sarawak Gone series, a micro-documentary project by Andrew Garton. Sarawak Gone documents the gradual decimation of indigenous li...

Remembering Kelesau Naan
Remembering Kelesau Naan 19 October 2010 Andrew Garton

Three years ago, a Penan headman disappeared. In memory of Kelesau Naan grab our video and embed it onto your blog or website.

Progressive techies declare their rights - and responsibilities
Progressive techies declare their rights - and responsibilities 02 August 2010 Kah

At the United States Social Forum on June 24 fifty politically progressive technologists came together for the first US Progressive Techie Congress. The Congress emerged with a statement applauded by other socially-responsible networks like the APC as “a great set of principles”.

Call to African language teams for localisiation: Tux paint, Pidgin, VLC, Pootle, Virtaal and Abiword
Call to African language teams for localisiation: Tux paint, Pidgin, VLC, Pootle, Virtaal and Abiword 14 July 2010 ANLoc

================================================================ Deadline: 26 July 2010 Call for applications: Language Teams Organisation: African Network for Localisation (ANLoc) Project: Localise Software Email to: localise@africanlocalisation.ne...

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