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2012 GISWatch on “the internet and corruption” launched during the IGF
2012 GISWatch on “the internet and corruption” launched during the IGF 15 November 2012 Flavia Fascendini

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the Humanist Institute for Cooperation with Developing Countries (Hivos) launched the 2012 edition of the Global Information Society Watch during the second day of the Internet Governance Forum that took place in Baku, Azerbaijan, in a joint presentation with the International Institute for Sustainable Development and the Internet & Society Co:llaboratory. The presentation of the 2012 GISWatch edition was delivered by Valeria Betanc...

New GenderIT.org edition is out! "Crossing borders: Cyberspace and national security"
New GenderIT.org edition is out! "Crossing borders: Cyberspace and national security" 29 October 2012

This edition of GenderIT.org explores the online safety of women human rights defenders from the perspective of national security and counter-terrorism. National security often encompasses a variety of security threats, including those in cyberspace. While national security measures are meant to protect the security of a nation and its citizen, in many contexts they serve as a pretext for suppressing unfavourable political and social views. Despite the fact that online & offline security ...

Three days of action
Three days of action 27 June 2012 FD

Make the Connection
Make the Connection 12 January 2012 GJ

Update 30 January 2012 Our first winner is Charlie Parra del Riego for his amazing SOPA Guitar Solo ********** Where were you when you first “connected your rights”? That is, when did you first realise that your rights are truly inalienable, even online? The Connect your rights! campaign is calling for submissions of blogs, poems, digital stories, artwork and other visuals to hel...

APC's submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Ecuador
APC's submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Ecuador 23 November 2011 APC

APC’s submission for Ecuador to the Universal Periodic Review process, with support from CIESPAL and Radialistas Apasionadas y Apasionados, highlights the critical importance of the Internet for human rights, as well as social and economic development. Although the first UPR of Ecuador did not include reference to internet-related human rights issues, the events of 2011 showed that the U...

Connect Your Rights!: Training workshop in Central America
Connect Your Rights!: Training workshop in Central America 12 October 2011

APC invites members of women’s rights defenders organisations in Central America to participate in the workshop on data and identity protection and security for human rights defenders. The workshop, which lasts 5 days, is organised by APC’s Women’s Network Support Program as part of its campaign “Connect your rights! Internet rights are human rights.” The workshop ...

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