As a network of global, regional, and local civil society organizations we express our alarm regarding the eventual decision that the government of Saudi Arabia will host the next annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF).
This submission in response to the call for inputs by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, under the B-Tech Project, aims to contribute to the goal of providing clear guidance to states and businesses on digital-related issues from an intersectional gendered perspective.
Algorithm bias manifests itself in unique ways every single day, affecting people of colour. Fungai Machirori explores how big tech corporations misidentify renowned Black women - error that continues to exist despite various alarms around the said bias.
The internet and connected devices are being weaponised in ways that negatively impact on human rights, such as through surveillance, hacking, censorship, and intentional disruption of internet services and access.
APC believes that the GDC must have an intersectional feminist perspective to help create a gender-just world. APC and several members and partners have jointly developed 10 feminist principles for including gender in the GDC, and co-organised a pre-IGF event on the theme.
The 18th edition of the global Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is being held in Kyoto, Japan from 8 to 12 October 2023. APC's Local Sound Bites will feature a daily short interview with a civil society representative focused on issues we care about.
The Global Digital Compact (GDC) is expected to “outline shared principles for an open, free and secure digital future for all”. The GDC must be based on universal standards that adopt a human rights-based approach and must also recognise the differentiated impact that information and communications technologies have on women, girls and people of diverse genders and sexualities. The develop...
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APC believes that the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) remains at the heart of the internet governance ecosystem. Here we share some basic information about the 2023 global IGF in Kyoto, Japan, as well as highlighting this year's strategic priorities for APC.
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