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.
The National Schools of Community Networks are a collective capacity-building effort for the creation and development of community networks in five countries. This photo essay provides a glimpse into the special journeys of local communities making change happen to bridge the digital divide.
In November we are launching the last two episodes of the first season of the Routing for Communities podcast! This month, we travel to Thailand and Kenya to discover inspiring stories of pioneering actions centred on local communities.
This year’s AfriSIG took place from 13 to 18 September in Abuja, Nigeria. Over the course of five days, 53 participants from 20 countries took part in interactive sessions ranging from the history of internet governance in the African context to the digital economy and cyber resilience.
APC sent letters to 119 governments urging them to uphold the integrity of the UN human rights system amidst the rising alarm of the risk of genocide against the Palestinian people, asking the government delegates to incorporate these principles in their statements at the session.
The annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is the United Nations’ most significant multistakeholder event for tackling internet governance. Here are some highlights of the APC network's participation this year.
The 2023 global IGF will see the launch of a campaign for #TheIGFWeWant, calling attention to the IGF's importance to mobilise civil society organisations and other stakeholders to collectively and strongly advocate for its maintenance and strengthening.
This month we are highlighting the fundamental role of knowledge exchange and capacity-building in expanding meaningful and community-centred connectivity. Welcome to the 63th monthly round-up of developments impacting your local access networks.
APC is pleased to announce an open call for subgrants to support women and gender-diverse human rights defenders in developing and implementing holistic safety strategies, including training, research, advocacy and lobbying. This rolling call round is open until 24 November 2023.