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EngageMedia is hiring!
EngageMedia is hiring! 11 October 2019

Digital Rights Communications Manager The Digital Rights Communications Manager works closely with the EngageMedia digital rights team and the Coconet network to develop and curate content, support advocacy campaigns, build audiences, and create social impact. The role has a strong focus on writing, editing, podcasting, publishing platform management, and community collaboration. The position is full-time and may be based in any major city in Southeast Asia. Applications should be submitted b...

APC statement against communications shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir
APC statement against communications shutdown in Jammu and Kashmir 14 August 2019 APC

The Association for Progressive Communications condemns the prolonged and intentional disruption of communications services in Jammu and Kashmir by the government of India. It is particularly critical that stable communications infrastructure and services are maintained during times of conflict and key democratic moments such as when significant changes are made to the status of a region and the rights of the people living there. Communications blackouts often enable other violations of human...

Technology and communication at the heart of social change: Check out these exciting internship opportunities!
Technology and communication at the heart of social change: Check out these exciting internship opportunities! 25 February 2019 APCNews

Alternatives, an APC member organisation based in Montreal, is partnering with APC and other organisations that focus on the impact of technology on social justice and sustainable development to offer the opportunity to gain valuable experience in this field. APC, together with Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) and the Right To Know campaign (RTK), are hosting internships in South Africa for work f...

Introducing Cathy Chen, APC's publications and multimedia coordinator
Introducing Cathy Chen, APC's publications and multimedia coordinator 01 December 2017

The APC communications team has a new member: her name is Cathy Chen, born in Taiwan and Canadian by choice, but mostly a world traveller. She joined the APC staff in July as our new publications and multimedia coordinator, and she started with a big challenge, which was designing the visuals for APC's Member Meeting 2017. She defines herself as a "visual communication strategist" and has ...

What is your organisation's DNA? An interview with Paz Peña on strategic communications for advocacy
What is your organisation's DNA? An interview with Paz Peña on strategic communications for advocacy 09 July 2016 Flavia Fascendini

In a changing environment with tremendous competition among messages, how can we ensure that our communications have maximum impact? APCNews talked to Paz Peña, a Chilean journalist and social communicator who has been working on digital rights issues for the past eight years. She was advocacy director for the NGO Derechos Digitales, APC’s member organisation in Chile, until recently when sh...

Suggestions for right to privacy-related questions to be included in the list of issues on South Africa, Human Rights Committee
Suggestions for right to privacy-related questions to be included in the list of issues on South Africa, Human Rights Committee 06 March 2016 Privacy International, Right2Know and the Association for Progressive Communications

Suggestions for right to privacy-related questions to be included in the list of issues on South Africa, Human Rights Committee, 114th session, June-July 2015 Article 17 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights provides for the right of every person to be protected against arbitrary or unlawful interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence as well as against u...

Betinho Communications Prize: Recognising remarkable contributions in using the internet for social justice and development
Betinho Communications Prize: Recognising remarkable contributions in using the internet for social justice and development 04 November 2015 APC

Betinho Communications Prize: Recognising remarkable contributions in using the internet for social justice and development In the year 2000, we launched the APC Betinho Communications Prize, with this motto: The internet has not yet been converted into a giant online shopping mall. There are thousands of projects big and small working online around the world that prove that the internet can b...

GISWatch report on surveillance launched in ten countries
GISWatch report on surveillance launched in ten countries 07 February 2015 Leila Nachawati

GISWatch country report on Romania launch in Bucharest. Photo: Társadalomtudományi Tanszék Sapientia Emte Csíkszereda.The latest Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) report is devoted to the analysis of communications surveillance in 57 countries. After the global launch of the report at the Internet Governance Forum in September 2014, authors and partner organisations throughout the...

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