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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.

Servelots joins the APC network: Connecting the unconnected to enable content creation by all, for all 04 October 2021 By APCNews

"With APC, we have experienced a network whose technology and community initiatives seek equitable knowledge communities, with a special emphasis on the global South," said Servelots, which first joined the APC community as a partner organisation in its community networks initiative.

Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 40 30 September 2021 By APCNews

Welcome to the 40th monthly round-up of developments impacting your local access networks.

APC joins the celebrations for the Internet Archive’s 25th anniversary
APC joins the celebrations for the Internet Archive’s 25th anniversary 30 September 2021 By APCNews

The Internet Archive is a non-profit organisation that started building a digital library of internet sites and digital artifacts 25 years ago. In 2021, it is commemorating the titanic achievement of two and a half decades of providing universal access to all knowledge.

Why circularity is needed to make our use of digital devices sustainable
Why circularity is needed to make our use of digital devices sustainable 30 September 2021 By APCNews

The first modules of a step-by-step guide that explains the negative impact of digital devices on both people and the planet and how a circular approach to the production, use and disposal of digital devices offers a solution will be launched on 4 October.

Internet Rules: Unboxing digital laws in Southeast Asia 2021
Internet Rules: Unboxing digital laws in Southeast Asia 2021 21 September 2021 By APCNews

Twenty-four digital rights defenders will convene from 20 to 24 September for the “Internet Rules: Unboxing digital laws in Southeast Asia” workshop. Over the course of the week, the participants will explore a variety of topics including ICT laws and jurisprudence, access, infrastructure and in...

Towards an inclusive, sustainable, trusted internet: APrIGF in 2021
Towards an inclusive, sustainable, trusted internet: APrIGF in 2021 20 September 2021 By APCNews

The Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) serves as a platform for discussion, exchange and collaboration at a regional level. This year will be a hybrid event in Kathmandu and the overarching theme is “Towards an Inclusive, Sustainable and Trusted Internet".

APC nominated to the #GoodID Awards 2021
APC nominated to the #GoodID Awards 2021 07 September 2021 By APCNews

We are proud to be nominated, along with several other members of the APC network, for this year’s #GoodID Awards, convened by the Omidyar Network.

KICTANet launches report on public participation in recent ICT policy-making processes in Kenya
KICTANet launches report on public participation in recent ICT policy-making processes in Kenya 02 September 2021 By Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet)

KICTANet held a virtual meeting to share the findings of its recent research on the extent to which the public participated in three recent policy and law-making processes related to information and communications technologies.

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