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Porn and violence: Navigating grey areas 26 February 2014 Richa Kaul Padte for EROTICS India

Follow-up to Beijing: APC Women's Rights Programme at CSW58
Follow-up to Beijing: APC Women's Rights Programme at CSW58 26 February 2014 Flavia Fascendini for APCNews

The APC Women’s Rights Programme will be present at the fifty-eighth session of the Commission on the Status of Women, which will take place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from 10-21 March 2014. Representatives of member states, UN entities and ECOSOC-accredited non-governmental or...

APC at the third meeting of the Working Group of Enhanced Cooperation
APC at the third meeting of the Working Group of Enhanced Cooperation 24 February 2014 for APCNews

From 24 – 28 February various members of the APC community will be attending the third meeting of the Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation (WGEC) of the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD). This is a process established by the UN General Assembly to review the Tunis Ag...

Job opportunity: Internet rights outreach and capacity-building coordinator for the Maghreb-Machrek region
Job opportunity: Internet rights outreach and capacity-building coordinator for the Maghreb-Machrek region 19 February 2014 SF for APCNews

APC is seeking an outreach and capacity building coordinator to join its Communications and Information Policy Programme (CIPP) to coordinate APC’s internet rights networking and capacity-building work with women’s and human rights defenders in the Maghreb-Machrek region. Main purpose o...

Drafting an African internet bill of rights
Drafting an African internet bill of rights 14 February 2014 AG for APCNews

In Africa, we are witnessing growing threats from governments and businesses to exercise greater control of the Internet, including, most recently, through extensive surveillance mechanisms. As access to the internet slowly increases across the continent, the broader African political leadership see...

Allied Media Conference to feature digital, analog security solutions for activists
Allied Media Conference to feature digital, analog security solutions for activists 13 February 2014 Mallory Knodel for APCNews

The 16th annual Allied Media Conference calls for session proposals until 1 March 2014. APC and partners are curating a programme track on digital security and surveillance for organisers and activists. By Alexandre Dulaunoy (Creative Commons 2.0) While the illicit and illegal survey by states of po...