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APC's reflections on the 2022 Internet Governance Forum and suggestions for 2023 17 January 2023 APC

This document summarises APC's reflections on the 2022 IGF in terms of what worked well and what did not work so well, in areas such as the preparatory process, the hybrid format, the programme, logistics, inclusion, diversity and safety. It also offers recommendations for the 2023 IGF.

Joint statement at NGO Committee consultation with ECOSOC accredited NGOs 16 December 2022 Various

APC joins with other civil society organisations to denounce that while the Committee on NGOs is the gatekeeper to civil society access and is entrusted with monitoring the relationship between NGOs and the UN, the Committee’s practices violate its mandate.

Statement to the Open-ended Working Group on developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security 2021-2025
Statement to the Open-ended Working Group on developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security 2021-2025 09 December 2022 Association for Progressive Communications and Global Partners Digital

This joint statement from the Association for Progressive Communications and Global Partners Digital focuses on how states can raise awareness of the gender dimensions of security of and in the use of ICTs and promote gender-sensitive capacity building at the policy level.

A framework for developing gender-responsive cybersecurity policy: Literature review
A framework for developing gender-responsive cybersecurity policy: Literature review 07 December 2022 APC

This literature review explores how cybersecurity as a gendered space has been addressed in research, as a contribution to the framework developed by APC to promote more gender-sensitive cybersecurity policy.

A framework for developing gender-responsive cybersecurity policy: Norms, standards and guidelines
A framework for developing gender-responsive cybersecurity policy: Norms, standards and guidelines 06 December 2022 APC

There are numerous tools, agendas and frameworks that cybersecurity policy makers can draw upon when seeking to promote a gender perspective within local or multilateral cybersecurity.This paper presents an overview of the most relevant of these instruments.

The Hidden Codes that Shape Our Expression: Understanding How Social Media Algorithms Obstruct Feminist Expression and How Malaysian Women Navigate the Challenges
The Hidden Codes that Shape Our Expression: Understanding How Social Media Algorithms Obstruct Feminist Expression and How Malaysian Women Navigate the Challenges 01 December 2022 Serene Lim

This research intends to better understand the barriers and biases resulting from algorithms in women’s access to freedom of opinion and expression, and to examine how they navigate these algorithms to create the much-needed space to speak out, to be heard, and to occupy digital spaces.

APC statement at the opening of the 2022 Internet Governance Forum
APC statement at the opening of the 2022 Internet Governance Forum 29 November 2022 APC

This IGF is taking place when the effects of overlapping global crises such as the weakening of democracy, wars, and the worsening of the environmental situation and climate change are felt strongly but differently in different contexts. What does all this mean for internet governance?

GISWatch 2021-2022 report on “Digital futures for a post-pandemic world" has launched!
GISWatch 2021-2022 report on “Digital futures for a post-pandemic world" has launched! 29 November 2022 Various

The 2021-2022 Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) report has launched! “Digital futures for a post-pandemic world" is a global exploration of responses to some of the fundamental questions brought by the pandemic and impacting our advocacy around digital technology.

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