Internet Governance Forum
The 11th annual IGF will be held in Guadalajara, Mexico on 5-9 December 2016. This document provides a roundup of key internet-related policy developments since the 2015 IGF, APC's priorities and key activities at IGF 2016, and our reflections on strengthening the IGF and related institutions.
APC is mobilising for the 11th annual Internet Governance Forum in Guadalajara, Mexico. This page is your go-to resource, compiling all the events hosted and co-organised by APC, a schedule of events in which APC and members are participating, and a how-to brief to support coverage of the event.
This document provides a roundup of key internet-related policy developments since the 2015 IGF; APC’s priorities for IGF 2016 in the areas of access, human rights, gender and cybersecurity; our reflections on strengthening the Forum and related institutions; and APC’s key activities.
This year, APC will be taking part in a diversity of conferences, workshops and sessions at the Internet Governance Forum in Guadalajara, Mexico. To make APC's participation easier to follow, we have compiled this list of resources and contacts.
A schedule of the events in which the APC network is participating at the 11th annual Internet Governance Forum in Guadalajara, Mexico.
On the evening of Monday 5 December, from 20:00 to 22:00, APC, IFEX and ISOC will host the event Disco-tech Guadalajara, under the theme “Community Networks: Civil society’s efforts to improve connectivity in local communities”.
The fourth edition of the African School on Internet Governance (#AfriSIG2016), co-organised by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD), took place from 11 to 15 October 2016 in Durban, South Africa. This year’s AfriSIG produced a total of 44 graduates, all of whom were very engaged in one way or another. At the beginning...
APC is gearing up for three exciting events starting soon in Durban, South Africa: the African Gender and Internet Governance eXchange (gigX), the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) and the African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF).
The 10th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF), held in João Pessoa, Brazil, from 10 to 13 November 2015, came at a critical time, just one month before the United Nations General Assembly was to decide, through the WSIS+10 review, whether the IGF would have a future.
In this report, APC reviews what worked well and what didn’t at the 2015 IGF held in João Pessoa, Brazil. The overall theme of the IGF was “Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development”. After a decade of active engagement with the forum, read our critiques, and recommendations looking forward to this year’s IGF.