Internet governance

Forum Europe-China: IT systems on the age of the Internet
Forum Europe-China: IT systems on the age of the Internet 08 October 2007 APC

Citizens in China and Europe from the academia, NGO, companies, government met in Liège (Belgium) to exchange perspectives and discuss on the topic of Information Society and the Internet in China and Europe. The workshop on “IT systems on the age of the Internet” (4-5 October) was the first step of the China-Europe Forum (6-7 October). Citizens in China and Europe from the academia, NGO, companies, government met in Liège (Belgium) to exchange perspectives and discuss on the t...

Internet Forum - Continent to Send 20 Delegates
Internet Forum - Continent to Send 20 Delegates 13 September 2007 APC

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Africa are to send a 20-member delegation to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in November 2007 to ensure that the African voices are heard. Speaking on behalf of the CSOs, Ms Natasha Primo of the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) said that the essence of bringing the crusade to the largest gathering of pen-pushers on the continent was to guarantee that African communicators were not left out. Civil Society Or...

Rococo BarCamp, Montreal 18-19-20 May 2007
Rococo BarCamp, Montreal 18-19-20 May 2007 17 April 2007 APC

Rococo BarCamp will gathers collaboratives practiciens, geeks, researchers, artists, and community workers around this theme: AccidentalLinking: "Common ground, shared solutions" We invite you to our unconference, to share insights, wisdom and knowledge, and learn from others about collaboration, creativity and self-management. Meetings on Collaboration, Creativity and Self Management May 2...

e-Governance in Nepal
e-Governance in Nepal 27 March 2007 APC

Blog for creating awareness in community, government bureaucracy and all concerned about ICT, e-Governance, citizen services, poverty alleviation through ICT and contribute empowering society into knowledge based society There are many new posts in the blog. Please visit: egovernancenepal.blogspot.com

Whose Summit? Whose Information Society?
Whose Summit? Whose Information Society? 13 March 2007 David Souter

The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) has been roundly criticised in the past and this new study from APC concludes that the summit “is not the best starting point for new action.” So, what is the point of looking at how developing country delegations and civil society fared at the summit? Because, says the author “it is always important to learn from experience – particula...

BytesForAll launches draft report on the use of technology for development in Bangladesh
BytesForAll launches draft report on the use of technology for development in Bangladesh 28 January 2007 FN for APCNews

APC member in South Asia, BytesForAll, has launched its ‘ICT4D Status Report 1.0’, a document looking into the use of information and communication technology for the purpose of development. It has put it up on its wiki, and seeks feedback here: http://bangladeshictpolicy.bytesforall.net/?q=national_report The report aims to monitor ICT development in different sectors and to comp...

IGF - UN innovation or just another conference ?
IGF - UN innovation or just another conference ? 08 November 2006 APC

Looking at the IGF meeting from the perspective of European Digital Rights, the interesting point is to which extent the IGF may advance the protection and promotion of human rights such as privacy, freedom of expression, access to information etc. in the digital world. Full editorial on European Digital Rights: http://www.edri.org/edrigram/number4.21/enditorial Looking at the IGF meeting from...

APC updates groundbreaking "internet rights" charter
APC updates groundbreaking "internet rights" charter 05 November 2006 APCNews

“The internet can only be a tool to empower the peoples of the world if a number of crucial rights* are recognised, protected and respected,” states Association for Progressive Communications (APC) in a new charter for internet rights. APC’s charter was first developed by APC members and partner organisations at “internet rights” workshops held in Europe, Asia, Latin America and Afric...

APC asserts `access´ to the internet & capacity-building are key to participative internet governance
APC asserts `access´ to the internet & capacity-building are key to participative internet governance 01 November 2006 APC

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC), a network of civil society organisations working with ICTs and the internet for social justice and sustainable development thinks that the IGF is a valuable space for policy dialogue. As stated in APC’s Internet Rights charter, all people have the right to have access to the internet. For this to happen, it requires government leadership,...

Latin America makes noise at the Forum on Internet Governance
Latin America makes noise at the Forum on Internet Governance 01 November 2006 AL for APCNews

Latin America makes noise at the Forum on Internet Governance. What priorities is Latin America carrying around in its briefcase for this first Forum on Internet Governance? How are all the sectors participating in a pioneer event in this format? APCNews spoke to Raúl Echeberría, LACNIC executive director, the Latin America and the Caribbean internet address registry. The Internet Governanc...

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