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This section features articles that are meant to inform readers about perspectives, issues and debates around certain topics considered relevant within the ICT arena, as well as highlights about all those activities and themes that matter to the APC network and the spaces we engage in.

Co-creating a feminist internet in 2020 28 October 2021 By APCNews

We want women and people of diverse sexualities and genders to participate in, shape and co-create the internet and digital technologies that reflect and respond to their lived realities. Check out our achievements in this area in 2020.

Enabling digital inclusion for the most vulnerable in 2020 26 October 2021 By APCNews

We want people affected by exclusion, discrimination and inequality to be able to meaningfully use and shape the internet and digital technologies to meet their specific needs. Check out our achievements in this area in 2020.

Launch of the Alliance for Encryption in Latin America and the Caribbean
Launch of the Alliance for Encryption in Latin America and the Caribbean 26 October 2021 By AC-LAC

The Alliance for Encryption in Latin America and the Caribbean, of which APC forms part, responds to our belief that a regional pro-encryption agenda will contribute to guaranteeing the development of the internet ecosystem together with the exercise of democracy and respect for human rights.

Harnessing the collective power of communities in 2020
Harnessing the collective power of communities in 2020 22 October 2021 By APCNews

We want the collective power of communities within and beyond the APC network to be harnessed through existing and new relationships built around transformative actions and our shared visions. Check out our achievements in this area in 2020.

New CIPESA policy brief explores how African states are undermining the use of encryption
New CIPESA policy brief explores how African states are undermining the use of encryption 21 October 2021 By Lillian Nalwoga for Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA)

In commemoration of the inaugural Global Encryption Day, the Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) has published a policy brief that highlights restrictions to encryption and what needs to be done by governments in Africa to promote its use.

What is encryption and why is it key to human rights?
What is encryption and why is it key to human rights? 18 October 2021 By Verónica Ferrari

In the lead-up to the first ever annual Global Encryption Day this 21 October, APC's global policy advocacy coordinator, Verónica Ferrari, offers an overview of the different ways in which encryption plays a crucial role in ensuring the protection of a range of human rights.

Save the date for a conversation on freedom of expression and gender justice with Irene Khan
Save the date for a conversation on freedom of expression and gender justice with Irene Khan 18 October 2021 By APCNews

Join us on Thursday 21 October 14:00 UTC in a conversation with Irene Khan, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression, on her new report on Freedom of Expression and Gender Justice.

Online launch: Building an enabling environment for community networks in Brazil
Online launch: Building an enabling environment for community networks in Brazil 18 October 2021 By APCNews

The online event "Building an enabling environment for community networks in Brazil" will take place on Wednesday, 20 October at 13:30 UTC. New materials related to the promotion of community networks in the country will be launched. Join us!

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