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APC Annual Report 2001 19 November 2010 APC

In 2000, APC responded to the shifting and expanding terrain of information and communication technologies, and their impact on civil society, by prioritising three areas of engagement: Internet Rights for Civil Society; Mobilising Participation; and Building Information Communities. Much of the ...

APC Annual Report 2000 19 November 2010 APC

In many ways, the year 2000 was a turning point for APC. The communications revolution of the previous ten years had been both a great challenge and an opportunity. By the mid-1990s, our members were forced to make the transition from being pioneers in the use of online communication to facing in...

APC Annual Report 2007
APC Annual Report 2007 17 November 2010 APC

“APC is striving to build a more just, plural and sustainable world. One that is richer in diversity through networks facilitated by technology,” says APC’s chair Danilo Lujambio, in his introduction to the APC Annual Report 2007. In existence as a virtual community since 1990, APC’s leit...

APC Annual Report 2006
APC Annual Report 2006 17 November 2010 APC

Training communities to set up wireless internet access points using empty tin cans, “taking back the tech!” to combat violence against women and keeping the focus of the world’s governments on the importance of affordable internet access. “APC’s approach to open access is people-orient...

APC Annual Report 2005
APC Annual Report 2005 17 November 2010 APC

APC’s fifteenth year will be remembered with a sense of bereavement as well as achievement. Networks gain their energy and character from the people inside them, and the loss of a close network partner makes a difference. One of APC’s longest-serving council and board members, Chris Nicol fro...

APC Annual Report 2009
APC Annual Report 2009 23 August 2010 APC

In November 2009, the Dominican Republic became the first Latin American country to pledge to include a ‘gender perspective’ – considering the distinct needs of men and women— in every technology initiative and policy developed by the government. The tool the Dominicans chose to design an...

Why the Association for Progressive Communications is different
Why the Association for Progressive Communications is different 21 December 2009 Mitra and Deborah L. Miller

A paper presented at the 38th Annual Conference of the International Communications Association in 1987 about and on the future of APC. APC would be formally founded in 1990.  

APC Progress Report 2004 - 2008
APC Progress Report 2004 - 2008 22 October 2009 APC

The APC Progress Report for 2004 to 2008 will give you some idea of those challenges and gives us an opportunity to recognise why APC is what it is and why we do what we do – making the world a better place by helping people gain the access, the skills, and the rights they need to work together...

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