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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.

IAWRT-K joins the APC network: "We recognise the rich networking opportunities and the possibility of building synergy through advocacy and partnerships" 13 January 2022 By APCNews

Meet the International Association of Women in Radio and Television - Kenya (IAWRT-K), a Nairobi-based chapter of the global non-profit and one of the recent additions to the APC member network.

Job opportunity with APC: GenderIT coordinator and editor 11 January 2022

The Women's Rights Programme of the Association for Progressive Communications (APC WRP) is looking for a content production coordinator and experienced editor to join APC’s virtual office and help support our exciting work.

In Memoriam: Ian Peter (9/6/1948 – 26/12/2021)
In Memoriam: Ian Peter (9/6/1948 – 26/12/2021) 06 January 2022 By Andrew Garton, Sue Taylor and Paul Wilson

A tribute to internet pioneer and historian Ian Peter, founder of Australia's first public internet provider and a founding director of APC. 

Advocating around technology, the environment and a sustainable world: GISWatch at the IGF
Advocating around technology, the environment and a sustainable world: GISWatch at the IGF 17 December 2021 By APCNews

The inputs from the speakers collectively built on a key takeaway from this edition of GISWatch, that the burden of environmental destruction and pollution falls disproportionately on communities that experience discrimination, marginalisation and exclusion.

APC co-founder Carlos Afonso inducted into Internet Hall of Fame
APC co-founder Carlos Afonso inducted into Internet Hall of Fame 16 December 2021 By APCNews

The APC community celebrates this well-deserved recognition of the contributions made by Afonso, who was one of the original founders of APC over 30 years ago and has continued to play an active and invaluable role in the network up until today.

2021 Member Convening: Transforming our collective futures with solidarity
2021 Member Convening: Transforming our collective futures with solidarity 16 December 2021

How have APC members managed to adapt and thrive in this extraordinary year? What lies ahead on the horizon? This year’s member convening theme was “Nurturing Solidarity, Achieving Transformation” and considered how we can build our collective futures.

GenderIT: New edition features infrastructures of resistance and community networks hacking the global crisis
GenderIT: New edition features infrastructures of resistance and community networks hacking the global crisis 15 December 2021 By GenderIT

In this second year of living in times of inequality exacerbated by the global health crisis, this special edition of GenderIT.org explores how intersectional approaches in community networks have been transforming these realities by embodying infrastructures of resistance and bringing hope to their...

SPACE: The mentorship programme that seeks to address gendered experiences in access-related policy and regulation building
SPACE: The mentorship programme that seeks to address gendered experiences in access-related policy and regulation building 10 December 2021 By APCNews

Whose voices are heard in policy and regulatory spaces? What are our gendered experiences in these spaces? How can we build more inclusive, diverse and community-oriented access policies? 

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