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Consolidating a rights-based approach to internet access and governance in Africa
Consolidating a rights-based approach to internet access and governance in Africa 11 April 2019 APCNews

The African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms Secretariat and several members of the African Declaration Coalition met in Entebbe, Uganda to brainstorm on the building blocks of a 36-month strategic plan for cultivating an environment that respects human rights online in the region. The new strategic plan will be developed as part of the “Securing human rights online in Africa through a strong and active ‘African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms’ network” project,...

APC at RightsCon 2017
APC at RightsCon 2017 25 March 2017

APC will be joining the organisations, tech companies, universities, startups and governments from 95 countries attending the 2017 RightsCon taking place in Brussels, Belgium, on 29-31 March. Check out session highlights here as well as those that we are involved in to contribute to the debate on the intersection of technology and human rights. For session descriptions and other information, view the full programme (PDF). Wednesday, 29 March 12:00 – Algorithms, memory and obl...

Engage with the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms
Engage with the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms 14 July 2016

Engage with the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms The African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms was developed to broaden the view of civil and political rights to include internet-related issues that are important for developing country actors. Those for whom the internet is a vital platform for expression and participation, including women’s rights activists and p...

PROTEGE QV at the African School on Internet Governance: “The African Declaration should be a citizen handbook on internet use”
PROTEGE QV at the African School on Internet Governance: “The African Declaration should be a citizen handbook on internet use” 28 September 2015 Leila Nachawati

This article was previously published on the African School on Internet Governance website. Cameroonian association PROTEGE QV stands for “Promotion of Technologies that Guarantee Environment and a better Quality of Life”. Since 1995, it has worked on promoting rural development, protecting the environment and improving the well-being of communities in Cameroon. In 2007, it joined APC as th...

Resolutions on the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms
Resolutions on the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms 17 March 2015 African Internet Rights Campaign

We, the promoters of the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms, met in Accra, Ghana, on March 12 and 13, 2015 to discuss and review a variety of issues relating to the popularization and implementation of the Declaration on the African continent and beyond. We unanimously adopted and issued the following resolutions.    

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