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 Miembros de APC se reúnen en Sudáfrica para pensar un futuro en conjunto
Miembros de APC se reúnen en Sudáfrica para pensar un futuro en conjunto 17 August 2017

Hace 27 años, la Asociación para el Progreso de las Comunicaciones se fundó como una red de proveedores de internet no gubernamentales. Hoy, APC continúa trabajando en acceso comunitario a infraestructuras de comunicación, pero el mundo ha cambiado en estas décadas y nuestros retos en materia de internet y justicia social se han diversificado. Reunir a todos nuestros miembros supone una celebración del trabajo realizado, asi como del que queda por delante. Después de nuestra última r...

Nouveau membre d'APC, Rudi International : Travailler avec des enfants qui ont été privés de leur opportunité de développement en RDC
Nouveau membre d'APC, Rudi International : Travailler avec des enfants qui ont été privés de leur opportunité de développement en RDC 29 August 2018 APCNouvelles

“Rudi” en Swahili veut dire “reviens.” C'est l'histoire de notre naissance en tant qu'organisation. Nous considérons que c'est un privilège de donner et de faire partie du changement que nous voulons voir autour de nous. Voici comment le nouveau membre d'APC, Rudi International, basé en République Démocratique du Congo (RDC), accueille les visiteurs sur son site web. L'accès à l'éducation, à l'alphabétisation, à la santé, à la guérison des traumatismes des victimes de vi...

Rudi International, nuevo miembro de APC: Trabajar con la niñez a la que le robaron su oportunidad de desarrollo en la República Democrática del Congo
Rudi International, nuevo miembro de APC: Trabajar con la niñez a la que le robaron su oportunidad de desarrollo en la República Democrática del Congo 29 August 2018 APCNoticias

“Rudi” es una palabra swahili que significa “regresar.” Es la historia detrás de cómo nacimos como organización. Consideramos que devolver  algo de lo que hemos recibido  y ser parte del cambio que queremos ver es un privilegio. Así es como el nuevo miembro de APC Rudi International, con sede en la República Democrática de Congo (RDC), recibe a quienes visitan su sitio ...

New APC member Rudi International: Working with children who were robbed of their opportunity for development in the DRC
New APC member Rudi International: Working with children who were robbed of their opportunity for development in the DRC 28 August 2018 APCNews

“Rudi” is Swahili for “come back.” It is the story behind how we were born as an organisation. We consider it a privilege to give back and be part of the change we want to see around us. This is how new APC member Rudi International, based in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), welcomes visitors to their website. Access to education, literacy, health, trauma healing for survivors of...

Action Steps: A decade of civil society advocacy in the information society - A baseline review of the Global Information Society Watch country reports (2007-2017)
Action Steps: A decade of civil society advocacy in the information society - A baseline review of the Global Information Society Watch country reports (2007-2017) 06 August 2018 Alan Finlay

The purpose of this review was to look back over the past decade of country reports published in Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) and attempt to identify trends in civil society perspectives on what needed to be done to create a people-centred information society. The period for analysis was, more accurately, just over a decade: 2007-2017, during which a GISWatch report was produced ...

Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 7
Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 7 27 June 2018

Welcome to the seventh monthly round-up of developments impacting your local access networks. 1. Get involved If you are interested in being part of a movement for more transparency in the telecom sector through open data policies and practice, please join the discussion forum at Open Telecom Data. Read more in the discussion piece by Steve Song here and a follow-up podcast interview here.&...

New toolkit for researching women's internet access and use
New toolkit for researching women's internet access and use 23 May 2018

A new resource launched by GSMA, in collaboration with the Alliance for Affordable Internet, the World Wide Web Foundation and APC, provides an introductory guide for researchers to collect comparable and accurate data on women’s and men’s internet access and use, and to develop a fuller global picture of the digital gender gap for a wide range of audiences to inform their strategies, plans...

El programa de subsidios de APC favorece a 16 miembros en 2018
El programa de subsidios de APC favorece a 16 miembros en 2018 04 April 2018

El programa de subsidios de APC, en su tercer año de existencia, lleva otorgados 291.534 U$S a los miembros de la organización con el objetivo de hacer realidad la visión de APC. Diecisiete organizaciones recibieron 17 subsidios, 14 de los cuales son de 20 mil dólares estadounidenses y están destinados a apoyar proyectos, mientras los tres restantes son fondos destinados a investigación y...

APC's subgranting programme benefits 16 members in 2018
APC's subgranting programme benefits 16 members in 2018 28 March 2018

APC’s subgranting programme, now in its third year, has so far awarded a total of USD 291,534 to support its members in achieving APC’s vision. Seventeen member organisations were recipients of 17 grants, 14 of which are project grants of up to USD 20,000 each, while the other three are research and campaign grants of up to USD 5,000 each. This last category of grants is still open for prop...

Inside the Information Society: Exploring Africa’s research priorities
Inside the Information Society: Exploring Africa’s research priorities 12 March 2018 David Souter

Last week I participated in / facilitated a workshop on Africa’s research priorities for the Information Society. What follows are some thoughts arising. The workshop was organised by Research ICT Africa, which has published some of the most interesting and in-depth analyses of Africa’s communications sector in the last decade. The findings from one strand of its work, its latest ...

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