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Take Back the Tech! Magic formulas: Feminist strategies against online gender-based violence 01 November 2018 By Take Back the Tech

For the "16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence" campaign, we’re highlighting the work of the vibrant Take Back the Tech! network. Join us from 25 November to 10 December as we test formulas and recipes with campaigns all over the world!

Disco-tech Paris: Join us in this pre-IGF event on disability and accessibility to the internet 01 November 2018 By APCNews

The Internet Governance Forum kicks off on Monday, 12 November 2018, in Paris, France. On the evening of Sunday, 11 November, from 19:30 to 22:00, APC and Hivos/DDP will host the event Disco-tech Paris, under the theme, “Breaking through the walls of an inaccessible internet”.

Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 11
Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 11 25 October 2018 By APCNews

Welcome to the eleventh monthly round-up of developments impacting your local access networks.

APC at the IGF 2018: Event coverage
APC at the IGF 2018: Event coverage 23 October 2018

This year's Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will take place from 12 to 14 November at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, France. The overall theme of the event is “Internet of Trust”. We are heading to Paris to capture the activities and highlights of #IGF2018, and we hope to see you there.

APC at the IGF 2018: Schedule of events
APC at the IGF 2018: Schedule of events 20 October 2018

This is a schedule of events during the 2018 Internet Governance Forum in Paris in which APC is participating in one way or the other. Come join us!

UNESCO: Open Forum on "Measuring a free, open, rights based and inclusive internet"
UNESCO: Open Forum on "Measuring a free, open, rights based and inclusive internet" 18 October 2018 By UNESCO

The Internet Universality Indicators have been developed through a process of desk research and global multistakeholder consultation, undertaken by UNESCO with the support of a consortium which has been led by the Association for Progressive Communications.

Connecting rural South Africa: The case for community networks
Connecting rural South Africa: The case for community networks 05 October 2018 By APCNews

“There is so much potential in rural South Africa, and with a little bit of capacity building, a lot of things could happen around affordable internet access,” said Carlos Rey-Moreno of APC's Local Access Networks project at the end of a workshop with the Technology Innovation Agency.

South Africa: Civil society organisations test government’s commitment to human rights at the United Nations
South Africa: Civil society organisations test government’s commitment to human rights at the United Nations 02 October 2018 By APC and others

South Africa risks continued failures to fulfil its human rights obligations to people if the government’s austerity policy is maintained, civil society organisations have warned at the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

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