ICT policy

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: Children and the internet - How to implement a General Comment
Inside the Digital Society: Children and the internet - How to implement a General Comment 08 December 2022 David Souter

Our columnist writes about how advocates for children’s rights online can build leverage in the digital community and in the United Nations. This post is derived from a presentation at the 2022 conference of The Association of Internet Researchers, and is co-published with the LSE Media and Communications blog.

A framework for developing gender-responsive cybersecurity policy: Norms, standards and guidelines
A framework for developing gender-responsive cybersecurity policy: Norms, standards and guidelines 06 December 2022 APC

There are numerous tools, agendas and frameworks that cybersecurity policy makers can draw upon when seeking to promote a gender perspective within local or multilateral cybersecurity.This paper presents an overview of the most relevant of these instruments.

Celebrating 15 years of GISWatch: "An album of photos built with thoughtful criteria"
Celebrating 15 years of GISWatch: "An album of photos built with thoughtful criteria" 05 December 2022 Florencia Roveri

Part of the GISWatch 15th anniversary series, this piece comes from Florencia Roveri, a long-standing author from our network member Nodo TAU, who has been contributing significantly to Argentina country reports since the inception of GISWatch. 

This is how I would redesign data governance. How would you?
This is how I would redesign data governance. How would you? 21 October 2022 Zana Fauzi

Inspired by a participant question raised at the recent Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF), this digital justice researcher attempts an answer with five suggestions and poses an amended question for us all. 

Inside the Digital Society: Africa’s "communications revolution"
Inside the Digital Society: Africa’s "communications revolution" 20 October 2022 David Souter

Our columnist recalls how bleak Africa’s communications landscape was a generation ago, what the "communications revolution" has wrought and what we should try to learn from the past.

APC Annual Report 2021
APC Annual Report 2021 03 October 2022

Our 2021 Annual Report tells a story made by many stories taking place in the most diverse scenarios but connected through purpose. Here you will find a chronicle of how the APC community lived, worked and thrived through a turbulent but fruitful year.

Inside the Digital Society: What do you mean, ‘digital transformation’?
Inside the Digital Society: What do you mean, ‘digital transformation’? 14 September 2022 David Souter

Our columnist reflects on how digitalisation has transformed, or at least changed the parameters, of our lives since the 1950s and where ‘digital transformation’ could head next. 

Save the date: Roundtable on Digital Cooperation on 19 September
Save the date: Roundtable on Digital Cooperation on 19 September 13 September 2022

The roundtable is an opportunity to interact with the recently appointed UN Tech Envoy Amandeep Singh Gill, on the sidelines of the 77th session of the UN General Assembly, about the Global Digital Compact process and other priorities on the global digital cooperation agenda.

Big or little data in Africa: Why collaboration matters now more than ever
Big or little data in Africa: Why collaboration matters now more than ever 08 September 2022 JulietGrace Luwedde and Ibrahim Waiswa Batambuze

This year’s edition of DataFest Africa brought to light a very significant conversation that needs critical attention: data use in the private sector and civil society organisations within Africa. Pollicy's JulietGrace Luwedde shares key learnings from the biggest data festival on the continent.

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