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Call for Applications for the second African Internet Governance School 2014 Johannesburg 03 September 2014 By APCNews

APC and the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency–e-Africa Programme call for applications to the second African School on Internet Governance to be held from 23 – 26 November 2014. The venue of the school will be advised in due course.

APC launches "Feminist Principles of the Internet" at 2014 Internet Governance Forum Istanbul 03 September 2014 By Nadine Moawad for APCNews

On 1 September 2014, APC launched the “Feminist Principles of the Internet” at the Sexual Rights Pre-Event of the 2014 Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul, Turkey.    

APC leads global discussions at 2014 Internet Governance Forum in Turkey
APC leads global discussions at 2014 Internet Governance Forum in Turkey 02 September 2014 By APCNews

Since 2006, APC has been a key player in creating a space for civil society in internet policy making. The ninth Internet Governance Forum kicks off on 2 September in Istanbul, Turkey. For four days, people around the globe will discuss everything related to how the internet runs– from who makes d...

GISWatch Special Report 2014 - Internet rights that went wrong in Turkey
GISWatch Special Report 2014 - Internet rights that went wrong in Turkey 01 September 2014 By GISWatch for APCNews

This report presents an up-to-date assessment of internet rights in Turkey, and has been prepared to coincide with the Internet Governance Forum 2014. The IGF is a space that strives for a democratic and inclusive internet and this report assesses the Turkish government’s respect for international...

Latin America at a glance: Human rights and the internet
Latin America at a glance: Human rights and the internet 30 August 2014 By ONG Derechos Digitales, APC and Joana Varon Ferraz for ONG Derechos Digitales

This document summarizes the discussions in Latin America regarding human rights and the internet. Our intention is to increase the international community’s understanding of the region during the 2014 Internet Government Forum.

APC's priorities for the ninth Internet Governance Forum,Turkey, 2014
APC's priorities for the ninth Internet Governance Forum,Turkey, 2014 29 August 2014 By APC for APCNews

The ninth annual IGF will be held in Istanbul, Turkey on 2–5 September 2014. This year’s overall theme is “Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multistakeholder Internet Governance”. Major developments in global internet governance have taken place since the 2013 IGF in Bali. In spite of a bus...

Report on communications surveillance in the digital age to be launched in Turkey
Report on communications surveillance in the digital age to be launched in Turkey 29 August 2014 By APCNews

A ground breaking report on mass surveillance will be released at the Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul, Turkey on 4 September 2014. The latest edition of the Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) reveals the complicity of both states and corporations in communications surveillance, with r...

New GenderIT.org edition on gender, sexuality and the internet
New GenderIT.org edition on gender, sexuality and the internet 29 August 2014 By Flavia Fascendini for GenderIT.org

Most of the material featured in this edition draws on the debates that took place during the Global meeting on gender, sexuality and the internet in Port Dickson, Malaysia, and takes them further. We proudly introduce the evolving Feminist Principles of the Internet drafted with the participation o...

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