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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.

Join us in this pre-IGF event: Community-led paths to just and sustainable digital transformation 20 November 2021 By APCNews

The APC network is organising this virtual discussion on 29 November to explore how community-led development and deployment of digital technologies around the world are shaping paths towards digital transformation that are socially, economically and environmentally just and sustainable.

APC at Tech for Democracy: How can digital technology support environmental justice and its defenders? 11 November 2021 By Shawna Finnegan and Jack Leevers

Our use of technology can often separate us from the reality of environmental degradation. This session identified threats and opportunities for digital technologies to work for local communities and environmental justice.

APC joins virtual global dialogue Tech for Democracy 2021
APC joins virtual global dialogue Tech for Democracy 2021 08 November 2021 By APCNews

APC will engage in five days of multistakeholder dialogue on how technology can support democracy and human rights, through leading two sessions and sharing remarks during the opening and closing plenaries of the event.

Job opportunity with APC: Southeast Asia network coordinator
Job opportunity with APC: Southeast Asia network coordinator 04 November 2021 By APC

APC is looking for a Southeast Asia network coordinator to join the APC Asia team. The successful candidate will manage the capacity-building and networking initiatives of APC’s work in Southeast Asia. The deadline for applications is 30 November 2021.

Mobilising collective action for environmental justice and sustainability in 2020
Mobilising collective action for environmental justice and sustainability in 2020 04 November 2021 By APCNews

APC’s collective action and activism contribute to environmental justice and preservation of the earth, and mitigate the negative environmental impacts of the internet, digital technologies and the digital economy.

AfriSIG 2021: A unique approach to Africa’s internet development
AfriSIG 2021: A unique approach to Africa’s internet development 03 November 2021 By Kenneth Matimaire

What happens when an ardent internet governance activist has to suddenly place themselves in the shoes of the private sector? Or a social tech enthusiast has to play the role of the government during a simulation? Does the shift of perspective strengthen everyone’s grasp of internet governance?

Promoting governance of the internet as a global public good in 2020
Promoting governance of the internet as a global public good in 2020 03 November 2021 By APCNews

We want the internet to be recognised and governed as a global public good in an inclusive, transparent, democratic and accountable manner. Check out our achievements in this area in 2020.

Advocating for human rights online and offline in 2020
Advocating for human rights online and offline in 2020 01 November 2021 By APCNews

We want people, especially those facing discrimination and oppression, to have greater power and autonomy through digital technologies to exercise their full range of human rights online and offline. Check out our achievements in this area in 2020.

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