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Online training course: Internet governance in MENA 05 November 2013 By igmena.org

APC, Hivos and Diplo Foundation are calling for applicants in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA region) for this advanced internet governance and policy training, which will be focusing on human rights and the internet. Applications are open until Sunday, 10 November 2013.

Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women urges Cambodian government to use ICTs for women's rights 04 November 2013 By APCNews

Ms Chim ManavyThe 56th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) was held in Geneva from 30 September – 18 October 2013. Ms Chim Manavy, Executive Director of APC member organisation Open Institute in Cambodia jointed the meetings as a civil society ob...

Azerbaijan: After the 2012 IGF, freedom of expression more vulnerable
Azerbaijan: After the 2012 IGF, freedom of expression more vulnerable 28 October 2013 By AL for APCNews

After hosting the IGF last year, an international forum where activists, business and governments from all over the word meet to discuss fair governance of the internet, the situation for Azerbaijani activists who work online did not improve. In fact, as they state in a recent report, it actually be...

Security vulnerabilities at the IGF registration process
Security vulnerabilities at the IGF registration process 25 October 2013 By APCNews

Two of the main areas traditionally discussed in the IGF are security and privacy and the fundamental role they play in making the internet a safe space for us all to exercise our right to freedom of expression, freedom of association, and freedom of assembly.This year’s edition was not and ex...

IGF 2013: How does gender intersect with internet governance?
IGF 2013: How does gender intersect with internet governance? 25 October 2013 By Nadine Moawad for GenderIT.org

The IGF has taken constructive steps to integrate gender equality into its space, processes and issues. Increasing the understanding of gender and internet specific concerns within the internet governance framework and debates is part of the Women’s Rights Programme agenda, and for this purpos...