We would like to see the IGF focus on the internet in relation to poverty and discrimination. Access is growing, but to ensure that it is inclusive we need to focus on those people who are still left behind.
What worked well? What did not work so well? What are our suggestions for improvements in 2018? Read APC's submission to the IGF Community Public Consultation: Taking stock of the 2017 work programme and 12th IGF and suggestions for the 13th IGF.
The 2017 IGF was held in Geneva on 18 to 21 December on the theme "Shape your digital future". APC mobilised around our strategic priorities – access, human rights, gender, cybersecurity and governance – to achieve our mission of ensuring open, universal and affordable access to the internet for all people.
The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is mobilising for the 12th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Geneva, Switzerland, on 18 to 21 December 2017. This page is your go-to resource, compiling all the events hosted and co-organised by APC and its members, and other relevant documents.
Global Information Society Watch 2017 on National and Regional Internet Governance Forums will be launched in Geneva on 20 December 2017.
The global Internet Governance Forum remains a unique and vibrant forum, producing valuable intersessional work, despite its shortcomings. The overall theme for this years’ IGF is “Shape Your Digital Future!”. The main subtheme is “New Technologies & Emerging Issues”.
This is a schedule with the events hosted and co-organised before and during the 2017 Internet Governance Forum in Geneva by APC. Come join us!
This is a schedule with the events before and during the 2017 Internet Governance Forum in Geneva in which APC is participating in one way or the other. Come join us!