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Nearly 100 public interest organisations urge Council of Europe to ensure high transparency standards for cybercrime negotiations 04 April 2018 By Maryant Fernández Pérez for EDRi

APC, along with 93 civil society organisations from across the globe, sent a letter to the Secretary General of the Council of Europe requesting transparency and meaningful civil society participation in the negotiations of the draft Second Additional Protocol to the Convention on Cybercrime.

Job call: APC is looking for a website developer 02 April 2018 By APCNews

APC is looking for a website developer to join APC’s technical team and our virtual office, to create and maintain new and existing platforms that support our work in various parts of the world! Deadline extended until 20 April 2018. 

Making privacy a constitutional right: Interview with Y. K. Chang
Making privacy a constitutional right: Interview with Y. K. Chang 02 April 2018 By Namita Aavriti for GenderIT.org

GenderIT.org interviewed Y. K. (Della) Chang, one of the founders of APC member organisation Jinbonet, who was recently appointed as a Personal Information Protection Commissioner in South Korea.

Moez Chakchouk: “People need to know that their rights are protected online”
Moez Chakchouk: “People need to know that their rights are protected online” 02 April 2018 By APCNews

“It is all about education, which Arab states don’t always care about. It is a matter of culture, educating the younger and also the older generations.”

Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 4
Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 4 28 March 2018 By APCNews

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

APC call for expression of interest: Mid-term evaluation of APC's 2016-2019 strategic plan
APC call for expression of interest: Mid-term evaluation of APC's 2016-2019 strategic plan 28 March 2018 By APCNews

APC is looking for evaluation consultant/s to develop a proposal and conduct a comprehensive mid-term evaluation of the implementation of APC's 2016-2019 strategic plan. Deadline for applications is 13 April 2018.

APC's subgranting programme benefits 16 members in 2018
APC's subgranting programme benefits 16 members in 2018 28 March 2018 By APCNews

APC’s subgranting programme, now in its third year, has so far awarded a total of USD 291,534 to support its members in achieving APC’s vision. Sixteen member organisations have been recipients of 17 grants. The call for campaign and research grants is still open.

New anti-cybercrime legislation enacted in Syria
New anti-cybercrime legislation enacted in Syria Social Media Exchange 23 March 2018 By Social Media Exchange for Social Media Exchange

The Syrian Council of Ministers passed a new anti-cybercrime bill on 5 March, creating specialised courts of first instance for cybercrime-related cases, APC member SMEX shared on their website.

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