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The importance of the African Internet Governance Forum
The importance of the African Internet Governance Forum 25 September 2019 Amanda Manyame

This blog post was originally published on the website of the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG). When you think of internet governance, you think emerging technologies, Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR), young, evolving, borderless. You imagine a room, filled with a plethora of ideas, industry leaders, government representatives, youth, civil society and academics. You, in essence, envisage the 8th African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF). This year themed “Shared ...

Fostering discussion, learning and participation: The APC community’s work in 2018 to support civil society’s role in internet governance
Fostering discussion, learning and participation: The APC community’s work in 2018 to support civil society’s role in internet governance 17 July 2019 Gabrielle Willms

Internet governance is understood as including the development and application of shared principles, norms, rules, decision-making procedures, and programmes that shape the evolution and use of the internet globally. As the information society continues to expand, so too does the need for effective, rights-based development of cyberspace regulation and structures. APC and its network have been deeply involved in this crucial area of internet development since our inception, bringing civil soc...

Call for applications for the fifth African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG)
Call for applications for the fifth African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) 11 October 2017

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is pleased to announce the call for applications for the fifth African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG). The 2017 School will be held in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt from 28 November to 2 December, to coincide with the African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) which will also take place in Sharm El-Sheikh, from 4 to 6 December...

APC at the African Internet Governance Forum in Nairobi
APC at the African Internet Governance Forum in Nairobi 23 September 2013

The second African IGF is taking place in Nairobi, Kenya, from 24-26 September 2013. APC is a sponsoring organisation and is holding a pre-event on multi-stakeholder processes. More information: http://www.uneca.org/afigf/pages/meetings Draft agenda: http://www.uneca.org/sites/default/files/uploads/draft_agenda_of_afigf_2... Follow the event on twitter: https://twitter.com/search?q=%23apcigf13...

Three views on the African web
Three views on the African web 25 October 2012 FD

The 2012 Africa Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) took place in Cairo on October 3 – 4, 2012. Five hundred participants from all over the continent attended to effectively discuss Africa’s participation in the global internet governance agenda, which will take centre stage in Baku, Azerbaijan in early November. APCNews crossed paths with three participants from Kenya, South Africa a...

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