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APC.org top 10 most read stories in 2017 21 December 2017 By APCNews

What have our readers liked most during this year that is coming to an end? Check these stories out if you haven't had a chance to read them yet! What do we want to accomplish in 2017? For years, the internet has had a transformative effect throughout the world. Despite the increasing curbs on freed...

APC at the Internet Governance Forum 2017 12 December 2017 By APCNews

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is mobilising for the 12th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Geneva, Switzerland, on 18 to 21 December 2017. This page is your go-to resource, compiling: APC's priorities for the 12th Internet Governance Forum, Geneva, 2017 A sche...

Global Information Society Watch 2017 on National and Regional Internet Governance Forums will be launched in Geneva
Global Information Society Watch 2017 on National and Regional Internet Governance Forums will be launched in Geneva 11 December 2017 By APCNews

Together with a special companion edition: "Internet governance from the edges: NRIs in their own words". A groundbreaking report analysing National and Regional Internet Governance Forums will be released at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Geneva, Switzerland, on 20 December 2017. The lates...

Help UNESCO finalise the draft Internet Universality Indicators
Help UNESCO finalise the draft Internet Universality Indicators 11 December 2017

UNESCO is pleased to present the first draft of “Internet Universality Indicators”, as an interim outcome following the first phase of consultation which included 24 face-to-face consultation meetings in 21 countries and attracted 165 online contributions in six UN official langua...

APC at the IGF 2017: Event coverage
APC at the IGF 2017: Event coverage 10 December 2017 By APCNews

The global Internet Governance Forum remains a unique and vibrant forum, producing valuable intersessional work, despite its shortcomings.  The overall theme for this years’ IGF is “Shape Your Digital Future!”. The main subtheme is “New Technologies & Emerging Issues”. Under these...

APC at the 2017 IGF: Events hosted and co-organised by APC
APC at the 2017 IGF: Events hosted and co-organised by APC 10 December 2017 By APCNews

This is a schedule with the events hosted and co-organised before and during the 2017 Internet Governance Forum in Geneva by APC. Come join us!   PRE-EVENTS – 16 December 2017 Civil society coordination meeting 8:30-17:00 | DiploFoundation, Avenue de la Paix 7BIS 120...

APC at the 2017 IGF: A schedule of events in which APC is participating
APC at the 2017 IGF: A schedule of events in which APC is participating 09 December 2017 By APCNews

This is a schedule with the events before and during the 2017 Internet Governance Forum in Geneva in which APC is participating in one way or the other. Come join us!   PRE-EVENTS – 17 December 2017 Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace 16:30-18:00 | Salle 14 CICG AP...

APC members at the IGF 2017
APC members at the IGF 2017 09 December 2017

A schedule with the activities APC organisational and individual members are involved in before and during the Internet Governance Forum in Geneva, from 18 to 21 December, 2017.   PRE-EVENTS – 17 December 2017 The 12th Annual Symposium of the Global Internet Governance Academic Netw...