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“What is NETmundial?” and other Frequently Asked Questions about the meeting on the future of the internet NEW YORK 10 April 2014 By APCNews

NETmundial will take place on 23-24 April 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Find out more about this meeting, its importance, the issues that will be discussed there, and why and how you should be involved in this FAQ.

APC to hire communications officer Montreal 08 April 2014 By Mallory Knodel for APC

APC has an opening for a communications officer for APC’s Communications and Internet Policy Programme (CIPP). The position is 60-80% time on a one-year contract. Candidates should be available to begin in June 2014. The deadline for applications is 29 April 2014.

Support APC in the Knight News Challenge
Support APC in the Knight News Challenge 08 April 2014 By APCNews

APC has come together with other members of our community to submit five proposals to the Knight News Challenge. This year’s theme is “Towards a stronger internet” and we’ve put our network’s experience and knowledge into the five proposals. Support us by voting for and comment...

Join us in a global conversation for a feminist internet #imagineafeministinternet
Join us in a global conversation for a feminist internet #imagineafeministinternet 07 April 2014 By APC for EROTICS

Is a feminist internet possible? How has the internet shifted the way we understand power, politics, activism and agency? Join us in a global conversation on how the internet can strengthen and better facilitate feminist activism and what you think are key issues we need to engage with and interroga...

APC call for expression of interest: Research Design Coordinator at the Association for Progressive Communications
APC call for expression of interest: Research Design Coordinator at the Association for Progressive Communications 04 April 2014 By APC

The deadline for applications for this position is 12 April 2014. Research is one of APC’s core strategic activities and supports learning, analysis, advocacy and capacity building. The nature of the research and the research problems being addressed vary greatly, and the research takes place ...

UN must reject mass surveillance to protect global privacy rights
UN must reject mass surveillance to protect global privacy rights Privacy International 03 April 2014 By Privacy International

In response to a consultation being undertaken by the UN in accordance with December’s General Assembly resolution on the right to privacy in the digital age, APC, together with other partner organizations, called on the UN to recognise that mass surveillance is incompatible with human rights.

Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and the Internet
Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and the Internet 03 April 2014 By APC for APCNews

APC is holding a Global Meeting on Gender, Sexuality and the Internet in Malaysia between 12 and 17 April to explore and develop the collective understanding of what a feminist internet looks like. The meeting will bring together academics, activists and policy specialists from local, regional and i...

Deadline extended: Nominations open for global award to recognise projects promoting FLOSS
Deadline extended: Nominations open for global award to recognise projects promoting FLOSS 31 March 2014 By APCNews

The APC Chris Nicol FLOSS Prize recognises initiatives that are making it easy for people to start using free/libre and open source software (FLOSS). Individual or group nominations for the prize will be collected until 8 May 2014 at midnight UTC.

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