ICT policy

Interview with Open Net on their 10th anniversary: “We still believe in the power of the internet. The internet is the great equaliser and liberator”
Interview with Open Net on their 10th anniversary: “We still believe in the power of the internet. The internet is the great equaliser and liberator” 24 April 2024 Gaurav Jain

APC member Open Net in South Korea recently celebrated its 10th anniversary. We interviewed them on this landmark occasion and how the organisation is reflecting on its decade of achievements to forge new paths ahead. 

Internet Freedom Foundation joins the APC network: "Digital rights are indispensable and not an addendum to our fundamental rights"
Internet Freedom Foundation joins the APC network: "Digital rights are indispensable and not an addendum to our fundamental rights" 03 April 2024 APCNews

Meet the Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF), a New Delhi-based organisation committed to democratising the potential of technology and individual liberty, and one of the recent additions to the APC member network.

Oxford reflections: Charting a course through digital surveillance, AI's double-edged sword and global cyber politics
Oxford reflections: Charting a course through digital surveillance, AI's double-edged sword and global cyber politics 28 March 2024 Gilbert Beyamba

The writer presents some key takeaways from the 2023 Comparative Media Law and Policy (PCMLP) programme at University of Oxford, which he attended with the help of an APC grant. 

NETmundial+10 highlights multistakeholderism around digital governance
NETmundial+10 highlights multistakeholderism around digital governance 14 March 2024 Maja Romano

The upcoming NETmundial+10 meeting will be an important space to ensure that civil society priorities and perspectives are strongly represented and build on APC’s historical engagement in key internet policy and governance processes.

Announcing GISWatch 2024 Special Edition: Reclaiming a people-centred information society through WSIS+20
Announcing GISWatch 2024 Special Edition: Reclaiming a people-centred information society through WSIS+20 21 February 2024 APCNews

APC, in partnership with IT for Change and with the support of WACC, are preparing a special edition of APC’s groundbreaking publication Global Information Society Watch on the theme of WSIS+20: Reclaiming a people-centred information society, examining priorities for the global South.

"This attack has brought all human rights frameworks into question”: Experts speak about genocide and the internet in Gaza
"This attack has brought all human rights frameworks into question”: Experts speak about genocide and the internet in Gaza 19 December 2023 APCNews

7amleh, SMEX and APC organised a webinar to commemorate Human Rights Day and discuss the ongoing violations affecting civil society, the internet and communications in Gaza. Several civil society experts weighed in on pressing issues of concern in the current crisis. 

Seeding change in 2023: Trailblazing community impacts of the APC network
Seeding change in 2023: Trailblazing community impacts of the APC network 14 December 2023 Maja Romano

In these eight in-depth stories of projects undertaken with the support of APC subgrants, we present some highlights and achievements by APC members and partners in 2023.

Bringing a gender justice lens to the UN's Global Digital Compact
Bringing a gender justice lens to the UN's Global Digital Compact 11 December 2023 Maja Romano

To be relevant, effective and sustainable, the Global Digital Compact must adopt a human rights-based approach and be intentional about putting inclusivity at the centre of all recommendations.

Seeding change: Unpacking the liberatory impulse of technology through the gender perspective
Seeding change: Unpacking the liberatory impulse of technology through the gender perspective 06 December 2023 Maja Romano

Advocating for the protection and promotion of digital rights is a continuous challenge faced by civil society organisations. How do we come to establish equality as a baseline?

Upcoming webinar on Gaza: Genocide and the Internet
Upcoming webinar on Gaza: Genocide and the Internet 05 December 2023 APCNews

7amleh, SMEX and APC are hosting a webinar on Monday, 11 December to commemorate Human Rights Day and to shed light on the ongoing violations that are affecting civil society organisations, the internet and communications infrastructure in Gaza and internet spaces in general.

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