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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.

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.

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.

Digital rights stories in the Asia-Pacific highlighted in new, thought-provoking film collection
Digital rights stories in the Asia-Pacific highlighted in new, thought-provoking film collection 29 October 2021 By EngageMedia

The new film collection, Tech Tales, aims to raise awareness on the importance of protecting digital rights in a time of intensifying security risks and rights violations in the Asia-Pacific region.

Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 41
Community Networks and Local Access Monthly Newsletter - Number 41 28 October 2021 By APCNews

Welcome to the 41st monthly round-up of developments impacting your local access networks.

Multistakeholder collaboration to build an enabling environment for community networks in Brazil
Multistakeholder collaboration to build an enabling environment for community networks in Brazil 28 October 2021 By APCNews

The online event "Building an enabling environment for community networks in Brazil" took place on 20 October, featuring the launch of the recommendations from a policy brief, a manual and a video introducing what community networks are and how people who are interested can start one.

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