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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.

AfriSIG 2023 assembled stakeholders and parliamentarians from 20 countries to help implement the African Union's Data Policy Framework 29 October 2023 By Maja Romano

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 urges 119 governments to respect human rights and law at the UNGA emergency session on Gaza 26 October 2023 By APCNews

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.

Highlights of the APC network @IGF 2023
Highlights of the APC network @IGF 2023 26 October 2023 By APCNews

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.

Join the campaign to strengthen #TheIGFWeWant: “We all are the motor behind its success”
Join the campaign to strengthen #TheIGFWeWant: “We all are the motor behind its success” 26 October 2023 By Maja Romano

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.

Community networks newsletter: Get inspired by communities building networks through shared knowledge
Community networks newsletter: Get inspired by communities building networks through shared knowledge 25 October 2023 By APCNews

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.

Gender equality should be at the centre of the Global Digital Compact (GDC)
Gender equality should be at the centre of the Global Digital Compact (GDC) 09 October 2023 By Gaurav Jain

APC believes that the GDC must have an intersectional feminist perspective to help create a gender-just world. APC and several members and partners have jointly developed 10 feminist principles for including gender in the GDC, and co-organised a pre-IGF event on the theme.

APC at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2023
APC at the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2023 07 October 2023 By APCNews

APC is mobilising for the 18th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) that will take place in hybrid format, both online and offline, from 8-12 October 2023 in Kyoto, Japan. This page offers everything you need to know about APC at IGF 2023.

Listen to Local Sound Bites @IGF 2023
Listen to Local Sound Bites @IGF 2023 07 October 2023 By APCNews

The 18th edition of the global Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is being held in Kyoto, Japan from 8 to 12 October 2023. APC's Local Sound Bites will feature a daily short interview with a civil society representative focused on issues we care about.

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