Join us on Twitter on 19 October from 12:00 to 13:00 UTC to discuss Internet Universality Indicators with Guy Berger, Director of Freedom of Expression and Media Development at UNESCO.
In the early 1980s, before the internet as we know it existed, activists from different corners of the world were working on stand-alone systems with “human gateways”. Technicians had to travel from one part of the world to another to allow different computer systems to communicate with each other.
Gaps, concerns and opportunities for advancing privacy, access to information, free expression, non-discrimination and the free flow of information online are the focus of this year's Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa.
Digital storytelling puts the power of the technology in the hands of the storytellers, foregrounding the voices and experiences of the storytellers. Isn’t that at the core of our work as APC – to put the power of technology into the hands of people? Part of the strength of APC is that “we work with grassroots groups who use the technology to develop their communities and further their ri...
This second installment of the journey from Huairou to New York follows the history of the APC's women's programme to the turn of the millennium.
From creating a space in a tent in Huairou to the well-known NGO “alternative space”, Church Centre of the United Nations, to the leather seats and imposing “heart” of the United Nations Headquarters, place of government representatives, we journey with APC Women's Rights Programme.
African internet rights are at the core of APC’s work and will take another step forward with our new Africa policy regional coordinator, Sekoetlane Phamodi, who just joined APC.
Bytes for All, Pakistan has launched a new report that focuses on local and international advocacy initiatives to improve Pakistan’s compliance with international human rights law and practices in relation to freedom of assembly and of association online.
This report on the state of freedom of peaceful assembly and association online in Pakistan forms part of the baseline research conducted for the APC-IMPACT project, which aims to address restrictions on the internet by promoting and protecting internet rights in India, Malaysia and Pakistan.