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.
APC is looking for a website developer to join APC’s technical team and our virtual office, to create and maintain new and existing platforms that support our work in various parts of the world! Deadline extended until 20 April 2018.
GenderIT.org interviewed Y. K. (Della) Chang, one of the founders of APC member organisation Jinbonet, who was recently appointed as a Personal Information Protection Commissioner in South Korea.
“It is all about education, which Arab states don’t always care about. It is a matter of culture, educating the younger and also the older generations.”
APC is looking for evaluation consultant/s to develop a proposal and conduct a comprehensive mid-term evaluation of the implementation of APC's 2016-2019 strategic plan. Deadline for applications is 13 April 2018.
APC’s subgranting programme, now in its third year, has so far awarded a total of USD 291,534 to support its members in achieving APC’s vision. Sixteen member organisations have been recipients of 17 grants. The call for campaign and research grants is still open.
The Syrian Council of Ministers passed a new anti-cybercrime bill on 5 March, creating specialised courts of first instance for cybercrime-related cases, APC member SMEX shared on their website.
APC member in Pakistan Media Matters for Democracy stated: "The services are suspended in the wake of national events to avert possible law and order situations; however, there is no substantive evidence available to link network shutdowns with successfully countering acts of terrorism."