By APCNews 10 August 2018
The latest edition of the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) will take place on 13-16 August in Vanuatu around the motto Empowering Communities in Asia Pacific to Build an Affordable, Inclusive, Open and Secure Internet. The Forum will serve as a platform for discussion, exchange and collaboration at a regional level and to advance internet governance development in the Asia Pacific region. After previously being hosted in Hong Kong (2010), Singapore, Tokyo, Seoul, Delhi, Macao and Taipei (2016), the fact that APrIGF 2018 is hosted in the Pacific Islands for the first time makes the region a strong area of focus in this edition.
APC considers this event very relevant to the internet governance community and will participate in several sessions, along with members Foundation for Media Alternatives and Bangladesh Friendship Education Society. Participation includes the capacity building pre-event (13 August) and the following sessions and workshops: