Past Projects

Women’s Electronic Networking Training (WENT) Africa

Women’s Electronic Network Training (WENT) Africa training workshops aim to build the capacities of women and their organisations in Africa to utilise information and communication technologies (ICTs) in women’s empowerment, social change work and policy advocacy.

Catalysing Access to ICTs in Africa (CATIA)

CATIA was a three-year project supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) to enable Africans to gain maximum benefits from the opportunity offered by ICTs and to act as catalysts for policy reform.

Catalysing Access to ICTs in Africa (CATIA)
LAC ICT Policy Monitor: Networking and advocacy in 2006

“Participation has always been the Achilles’ heel of eLAC2007”, the regional plan of action for the information society adopted by Latin American and Caribbean governments in 2005, says APC’s Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) policy coordinator, Valeria Betancourt. In 2006 APC developed ...

Catalysing Access to ICTs in Africa (CATIA)
LAC ICT Policy Monitor: Research and evaluation in 2006

The Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) ICT Policy Monitor was involved in a number of research activities during 2006.

Catalysing Access to ICTs in Africa (CATIA)
Global policy advocacy in 2006

For the APC policy programme, 2006 was a year of transition. The World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) process reached its zenith in Tunis in November 2005. In its aftermath, it was necessary to review the policy terrain and see what dynamics were coming into play.

Catalysing Access to ICTs in Africa (CATIA)
Member Travel Fund (MTF)

The APC Member Travel Fund MTF travel fund (formally known as the CIPP travel fund) was established in March 2005 to facilitate member participation in events that are relevant to the APC strategic priorities.

Catalysing Access to ICTs in Africa (CATIA)
Open access in Africa:

APC’s site provides basic information about international bandwidth in Africa, its costs and the existence of monopoly access to it. It focuses especially on the proposed East African cable projects and the ending of the monopoly of SAT-3.

Catalysing Access to ICTs in Africa (CATIA)
Africa ICT Policy Monitor

The APC Africa ICT Policy Monitor’s primary goal is to enable African civil society organisations to engage in ICT policy development processes in order to promote an information society based on social justice and human rights.

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