News

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.

CITAD launches first Nigerian School of Community Networks 07 December 2021 By CITAD

CITAD has just launched the first Nigerian School of Community Networks, where members of rural communities will learn how to create and manage community networks as a means of bridging the connectivity gaps in the areas where they live.

APC at the IGF 2021: Daily highlights 06 December 2021

Here are some highlights on the participation of APC and its members at the annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF), the United Nations’ most significant multistakeholder platform for discussing internet governance. 

APC at the Internet Governance Forum 2021
APC at the Internet Governance Forum 2021 01 December 2021 By APC

APC is mobilising for the 16th annual Internet Governance Forum, from 6 to 10 December 2021. This page is your go-to resource.

“Come together”: APC launches new guide on planning and designing online events
“Come together”: APC launches new guide on planning and designing online events 30 November 2021 By APCNews

What do you need to consider when designing an online event? What are the core principles for safer and more accessible events? APC has collected its learnings from over 30 years of online work in a new guide that covers everything from initial planning to going live to winding down. 

Routing for Communities: An online film festival about community networks and people decentralising the internet for change
Routing for Communities: An online film festival about community networks and people decentralising the internet for change 26 November 2021 By APCNews

The Local Networks (LocNet) initiative, led by APC in partnership with Rhizomatica, invites you to take part in the premiere screening of these creative and inspiring short videos produced by communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

How weaponisation of network disruptions during elections threatens democracy
How weaponisation of network disruptions during elections threatens democracy 26 November 2021 By Evelyn Lirri for CIPESA

In August 2021, Zambia became the latest country to restrict citizens’ access to social media platforms as the country went to the polls. The disruption of digital communications has become a recurring theme in numerous countries during elections and in times of public protest.

Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 42
Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 42 25 November 2021 By APCNews

Welcome to the 42nd monthly round-up of developments impacting your local access networks and community-based initiatives.

Internet Rules workshop 2021: Building the capacities of Southeast Asian digital rights defenders towards advocating for rights-compliant digital laws
Internet Rules workshop 2021: Building the capacities of Southeast Asian digital rights defenders towards advocating for rights-compliant digital laws 25 November 2021 By APCNews

APC, in partnership with the Southeast Asia Freedom of Expression Network, conducted the Internet Rules: Unboxing digital laws in Southeast Asia workshop. 

« Go back