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Feminist Tech Exchange: Sexuality and internet governance
Feminist Tech Exchange: Sexuality and internet governance 03 August 2023

This manual is particularly designed to encourage participants to examine issues of power, control and relationships, and to think of strategies to advance sexuality rights in the political space of internet governance.

Feminist Tech Exchange: Gincana Monstra - opening the code
Feminist Tech Exchange: Gincana Monstra - opening the code 03 August 2023

This module presents a step-by-step approach to creating a Gincana, an online learning process aimed at defenders with an interest in multiplying knowledge within their collectives and communities.

Including community networks in Universal Service Fund strategies: A step to overcome the digital divide
Including community networks in Universal Service Fund strategies: A step to overcome the digital divide 27 July 2023 Débora Prado

The Universal Service Fund – created precisely to subsidise the promotion of universal access to telecommunications services – should include community-led models, as recommended by ITU on several occasions, and advancing in countries such as Argentina, Malawi and Kenya. 

New GenderIT.org edition: A feminist conversation on cybersecurity
New GenderIT.org edition: A feminist conversation on cybersecurity 27 July 2023

This edition focuses on the human dimension of cybersecurity, asking how cybersecurity policies developed from the centres of political, economic and epistemological power affect those at the margins, and how we can think about cybersecurity from a feminist perspective.

Community networks newsletter: Challenging the digital divide around the world
Community networks newsletter: Challenging the digital divide around the world 27 July 2023 APCNews

Welcome to the 60th monthly round-up of developments impacting your local access networks and community-based initiatives. In this edition, we celebrate these networks’ multiple achievements, discuss the challenges they face, and moot the kind of support they need.

APC statement at the dedicated stakeholder session at the fifth substantive session of the Open-ended Working Group on developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security 2021-2025
APC statement at the dedicated stakeholder session at the fifth substantive session of the Open-ended Working Group on developments in the field of information and telecommunications in the context of international security 2021-2025 26 July 2023 APC

Delivered by Verónica Ferrari, APC Global Policy Advocacy Coordinator Mr. Chair, Distinguished delegates, APC welcomes the opportunity to engage in this session and provide comments on the draft report. As expressed in a joint civil society input, we welcome the reference to engaging stakeholders in a “systemic, sustained and substantive manner”. Such an inclusive approach ...

Joint civil society input to the revised zero draft of the second annual progress report of the OEWG 2021-2025
Joint civil society input to the revised zero draft of the second annual progress report of the OEWG 2021-2025 24 July 2023 Various

The input to the progress report of the UN Open-ended Working Group on developments in the field of ICT in the context of international security (OEWG) makes recommendations to ensure implementation of responsible state behaviour in cyberspace in a human-centric and rights-respecting manner.

APC at the OEWG II fifth substantive session
APC at the OEWG II fifth substantive session 24 July 2023 Verónica Ferrari

APC is currently participating in the fifth substantive session of the UN Open-ended Working Group on developments in the field of ICT in the context of international security (OEWG), where it will continue to emphasise the need for a human rights-based approach to the work of the group.

Inside the Digital Society: Digital governance - Where next? Some thoughts and principles
Inside the Digital Society: Digital governance - Where next? Some thoughts and principles 21 July 2023 David Souter

Following a series of proposals from the United Nations, our columnist considers the future of internet governance, its changing context and principles for how to think about it all. 

Voices from Making a Feminist Internet 2022: Movement building in a digital age
Voices from Making a Feminist Internet 2022: Movement building in a digital age 17 July 2023 GenderIT.org

MFIs are face-to-face and online gatherings where activists working on different intersecting issues come together to strategise and activate how we make this feminist internet. In this two-part podcast series, activists at the MFI2022 convening share their experiences and thoughts.

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