The UN's Global Digital Compact (GDC) seeks to develop a common understanding of key digital principles by taking an inclusive approach to internet governance. The APC network has been actively engaging in the GDC process by participating in numerous UN-led consultations, discussions and submissions.
This assessment tool seeks to provide step-by-step advice and concrete recommendations for those wishing to develop a gender approach to cybersecurity policy.
APC believes it is imperative to place human rights, social justice and sustainable development at the centre at all stages of AI systems, including their creation, development, implementation and governance, and that potential risks should be continually assessed and managed.
In this joint letter to the co-facilitators of the Global Digital Compact process, namely Sweden and Rwanda's Permanent Representatives to the UN, APC and over 30 other civil society organisations urge them to ensure meaningful participation of civil society in the discussions.
APC and its members gave statements at the Global Digital Compact (GDC) thematic deep dive session on the theme of human rights online.
APC and its members gave statements at the Global Digital Compact's (GDC) thematic deep dive session on the theme of internet governance.
APC believes the Global Digital Compact could play a key role in ensuring that the lessons learned from years of multistakeholder cooperation feed into future processes of internet policy, internet governance and global digital cooperation
This joint submission is a response to the Global Digital Compact (GDC) consultation process and its expected outcome to outline shared principles for an open, free and secure digital future for all.
Colombia-based APC member Colnodo presented a statement at the Global Digital Compact thematic deep dive event on digital inclusion and connectivity. We spoke with Julián Casasbuenas about their experiences with community networks and civil society participation in the GDC process.
The Global Digital Compact provides an opportunity to agree on common principles that can make the internet and its governance more inclusive, human rights-based and supportive of sustainable development. APC believes that we need less of some things and more of others to achieve this goal.