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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!

Join Mozilla's global teach-ins about privitisation of internet Montreal 11 August 2014 By Alexandra Groome for APCNews

Interested in learning about net neutrality and internet privatisation? Take part in a free training! Mozilla has created a toolkit to raise awareness about what “net neutrality” is, why it is important, what will happen if we lose it, and about some of the policy behind it.

2014 Chris Nicol FLOSS Prize winner SPACE Kerala: “What we've done is quite unique”
2014 Chris Nicol FLOSS Prize winner SPACE Kerala: “What we've done is quite unique” 07 August 2014 By APCNews

APC member SPACE from Kerala, India won the 2014 Chris Nicol FLOSS Prize in the member category for their initiative Insight – ICT for the Differently Abled. Read the interview with Arun Madhavan, Executive Director of SPACE Kerala about the initiative, their plans, and how groups can support FLOS...

APC affiliate Rolf Kleef: "APC gives me access"
APC affiliate Rolf Kleef: "APC gives me access" 07 August 2014 By Flavia Fascendini for APCNews

Rolf Kleef is a founder of Open for Change, which is both a playground for innovation as well as a source of knowledge. He joined APC as an affiliate in 2013. We interview Kleef at the June 2014 APC Member Meeting in Barcelona for how APC affiliate status has impacted his career.

ICTs, public access and the African Internet Governance Forum
ICTs, public access and the African Internet Governance Forum 01 August 2014 By ET for APCNews

APC’s Emilar Gandhi recently returned from the African Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Abuja, Nigeria, where she co-organised a workshop on public access to information and communications technologies (ICTs). Emilar spoke to APCNews about what public access would look like in Africa.   &nb...

Public consultation: African declaration for internet rights and freedoms
Public consultation: African declaration for internet rights and freedoms 31 July 2014 By ET for APCNews

Earlier this year, civil society organisations drafted the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms in order to guide internet development across Africa. APC and partners launched a wide, public consultation online and through meetings across the continent. Everyone is invited to contribu...

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