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Lyon Declaration On Access to Information and Development launched Lyon 19 August 2014 By IFLA

APC signs the Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development. Signed by more than 125 organisations, the declaration launched at the World Library and Information Congress in Lyon, France and aims to positively influence the United Nations post-2015 development agenda. “This is a gr...

Support for internet governance consensus-building at the Latin American IGF
Support for internet governance consensus-building at the Latin American IGF 18 August 2014 By Dafne Sabanes Plou for APCNews

The seventh Internet Governance Forum (IGF) of Latin America and the Caribbean, held in San Salvador July 16-18, 2014, provided an opportunity for reflecting on and contributing to internet governance in the region. According to APC’s Dafne Sabanes Plou, this was one of the most participatory ...

APC at 2014 Internet Governance Forum
APC at 2014 Internet Governance Forum 18 August 2014 By APCNews

Association for Progressive Communications (APC) mobilises for the 9th global Internet Governance Forum (IGF), taking place in Istanbul, Turkey from 31 August – 5 September 2014. Leading and participating in workshops, side events with partners, decision makers and stakeholders and prompting dialo...

Our Impact in 2013: APC's Annual Report
Our Impact in 2013: APC's Annual Report 15 August 2014 By Mallory Knodel for APCNews

This report is our year in review in which we highlight the impact our work has made for human rights in the internet age. Along with APC member stories spanning the globe, the report is a look back at the network’s most significant moments in 2013.

APC supports multiple dialogue spaces on internet rights, good governance
APC supports multiple dialogue spaces on internet rights, good governance 15 August 2014 By Mallory Knodel for APCNews

The 9th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be held from 2-5 September 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. A parallel event is being organised by Turkish and international civil society organisations called the “Internet Ungovernance Forum” (IUF) held from 4-5 September 2014.

Sex, rights and the internet: Survey on internet regulation and sexual rights
Sex, rights and the internet: Survey on internet regulation and sexual rights 12 August 2014 By EROTICS for APCNews

If you are an LGBT activist, SRHR activist, women’s rights activist, a queer blogger or a feminist who spends a lot of time on the internet, please take 15 minutes to fill in our survey. We hope with this second round of our global monitoring survey to deepen our understanding on the connectio...

APC Share and Remix: Check it out!
APC Share and Remix: Check it out! 12 August 2014 By Flavia Fascendini for APCNews

On 1-9 June 2014, the Association for Progressive Communications held its 12th face-to-face Member Meeting in Barcelona, Spain. Check out this video of the highlights from the exciting “Share and Remix” day when APC staff, members and partners got together to showcase their work!

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