Press Releases

11 September 2014
PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE What Are You Doing About Violence Against Women? We invite users to join our campaign to demand answers and action. We need transparency and safety online. That’s why we are targeting the big three: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
3 September 2014
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. The document, which invites feedback and comments from different stakeholders, comprises 15 principles that assert feminist views on positions related to internet and communication rights.
2 September 2014
MEDIA ADVISORY FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Istanbul, 1 September 2014) 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.
29 August 2014
Global Information Society Watch 2014 book launch at Internet Governance Forum A ground breaking report on mass surveillance will be released at the Internet Governance Forum in Istanbul, Turkey on 4 September 2014.
19 August 2014
MEDIA RELEASE 18 August 2014 Access to information, and libraries, play a critical role in supporting development. To advance this position, IFLA has today launched the Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development outlining the need for access to information to be recognised in the United Nations post-2015 development framework.
21 July 2014
PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE What are you doing about violence against women? That’s what we are asking Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
26 June 2014
PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UN encourages community responses to online hatred in new report APC and Bytes for All, leaders in promoting access and safe online spaces A new UN report discussed in Geneva on 25 June 2014, cites the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and By
6 June 2014
_The suspense is over!
5 June 2014
PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE International experts weigh in on mass surveillance on Snowden anniversary A huge international collection of experts have called on world governments to adopt the 13 International Principles on the Application of Human Rights to Communications Surveillance, principles aimed at putting an end to the bl
2 June 2014
PRESS STATEMENT FROM THE ASSOCIATION FOR PROGRESSIVE COMMUNICATIONS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE APC hosts event on solutions to internet-enabled human rights violations one year after Snowden’s revelations On 4-5 June 2014 at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya in Barcelona, the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is holding Take Back The Net!, a one-of
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