This section is an active and comprehensive repository of the latest research reports, policy and issue papers, presentations, statements and positions, toolkits, guides, and other relevant publications produced by APC and its members and partners.
Presentation on internet governance, information society and developing a strategy for African MPs. The presentation looks at current processes an institutions, how MPs can approach Internet governance and finally suggests some activities for MPs.
APC launched its first ICT policy handbook “for beginners” in 2003 to critical acclaim. It was the first comprehensive guide for non-technicians. Now APC has published an entirely rewritten second edition, available free and online for anyone to download.
The Global Information Society Watch 2009 report unpacks the key issues impacting on access to online information and knowledge, including discussions on intellectual property rights, knowledge rights, open standards and access to educational materials and libraries.
The Council of Europe, UNECE and APC have been reviewing the arrangements for
information and participation in entities concerned with Internet governance since the Rio de Janeiro meeting of the Internet Governance Forum in 2007.
These organisations hope that a code of good practice on informat...
This discussion paper has been prepared for the Council of Europe, the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) as part of their work to explore the scope for guidelines and best practice in information and participation in internet govern...
In late 2003 APC gathered in Colombia to define our strategic priorities for the following five years. Like most good APC meetings, the event mixed politics with capacity building, debate and dialogue with dancing, and it was the largest meeting in our history at the time. Looking back ove...
How do we ensure access to the internet is a human right enjoyed by all? This is one of the critical questions asked by GISWatch 2008, which highlights the importance of people’s access to ICT infrastructure, where and how countries are getting it right or wrong, and what can be done about it.
A collection of feature articles produced for APC’s tenth anniversary of 2000.
Background articles on APC’s history include:
APC’s first decade: A chronological look at APC’s history
Enabling civil society participation in global policy-making: The APC and the United Nations