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This section features articles that are meant to inform readers about perspectives, issues and debates around certain topics considered relevant within the ICT arena, as well as highlights about all those activities and themes that matter to the APC network and the spaces we engage in.

PeduliLindungi: To care for and protect? 04 August 2022 By Siti Rochmah Desyana

In Indonesia, the PeduliLindungi app has become synonymous with the COVID-19 pandemic. Yet it poses an unprecedented threat while leaving citizens with little recourse to protect their data. This article is part of the "Pandemic of Control" series by EngageMedia and CommonEd...

EngageMedia: Introducing the "Pandemic of Control" series
EngageMedia: Introducing the "Pandemic of Control" series 04 August 2022 By Andrew Lowenthal

EngageMedia and CommonEdge invited writers, researchers and changemakers to respond to the growing digital authoritarianism – accelerated by COVID-19 – in the Asia-Pacific. The result is a 10-part series featuring insights from Indonesia, Vietnam, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and ...

Local Access: Women cultivating community networks
Local Access: Women cultivating community networks 28 July 2022 By APCNews

Welcome to the 49th monthly round-up of developments impacting your local access networks and community-based initiatives. In this edition, find out more about women's engagement in community networks in Africa and much more.

APC at the OEWG II third substantive session
APC at the OEWG II third substantive session 25 July 2022 By Verónica Ferrari

APC is attending the third substantive session of the UN Open-ended Working Group on developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security 2021-2025 (OEWG II), taking place this week, from 25 to 29 July, in-person in New York.

Job opportunity with APC: Women’s rights policy advocacy coordinator
Job opportunity with APC: Women’s rights policy advocacy coordinator 21 July 2022 By APC

APC is looking for a Women’s Rights Policy Advocacy Coordinator to contribute towards ensuring that policy discussions and processes related to digital rights integrate the perspectives of women and people of diverse genders and sexualities. The deadline for applications is 15 August.

Notes on the 50th session of the Human Rights Council
Notes on the 50th session of the Human Rights Council 14 July 2022 By Verónica Ferrari and Paula Martins

APC considers the Human Rights Council (HRC) as a key mechanism for advancing human rights online. This overview includes some highlights of key outcomes and of APC’s engagement at the recently concluded 50th session of the HRC.

Interview with Risper Akinyi: Women cultivating community networks in Africa
Interview with Risper Akinyi: Women cultivating community networks in Africa 13 July 2022 By Débora Prado

Risper Akinyi from the Tunapanda Institute in Kenya will be weaving connections among women engaged with community networks from different countries in the region during this year's Africa Internet Governance Forum, taking place 19-21 July in Lilongwe, Malawi.

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