Internet Governance Forum

APC's priorities for IGF 2016
APC's priorities for IGF 2016 02 December 2016 APC

The 11th annual Internet Governance Forum 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; 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. Read more here.

APC at the 2016 IGF: Event coverage
APC at the 2016 IGF: Event coverage 01 December 2016 APC

Follow APC at the 2016 IGF online The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a multistakeholder policy dialogue space convened by the United Nations Secretary General in 2006 to “foster the sustainability, robustness, security, stability and development of the internet.” At APC, we have been involved in the IGF since its inception, using it as a time for our community to come together, share experiences, challenges and successes, and work together to build internet governa...

APC at the 2016 IGF: A schedule of events in which APC is participating
APC at the 2016 IGF: A schedule of events in which APC is participating 01 December 2016

PRE-EVENTS – 5 December 2016 Edison Lanza regional consultation on internet rights 9:00-15:00 | WS Rooms 7 and 10 UNESCO – Safety of journalists 16:00-18:00 | WS Room 1 APC as speaker More here Best Practice Forum: Cybersecurity 16:30-18:00 | WS Room 6 APC involved in organising More here DAY 1 – 6 December 2016 Dynamic Coalition on Gender and Internet Governance 10:15-11:45 | WS Room 6 A...

Disco-tech Guadalajara: Join us in this pre-IGF event on community networks
Disco-tech Guadalajara: Join us in this pre-IGF event on community networks 29 November 2016 APC

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) kicks off on Tuesday 6 December 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”. What will we do? Internet infrastructure built by rural communities, l...

African School on Internet Governance 2016: A multidimensional, mind-stretching and enriching experience
African School on Internet Governance 2016: A multidimensional, mind-stretching and enriching experience 31 October 2016 Olga Tsafack-Koloko

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...

Africa gets ready for exciting events on internet governance
Africa gets ready for exciting events on internet governance 06 October 2016 Olga Tsafack-Koloko

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). First up, on 10 October, is the gigX event hosted by Women’sNet and WOUGNET, which will bring together women’s rights, internet rights and sexual r...

Reflections from the Association for Progressive Communications on the 10th Internet Governance Forum, Brazil, November 2015
Reflections from the Association for Progressive Communications on the 10th Internet Governance Forum, Brazil, November 2015 31 March 2016 APC

1. Preamble The 10th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was held in João Pessoa, Brazil, from 10 to 13 November 2015 with the overall theme of “Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development”. IGF 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. I...

Fundación REDES: Reflections on the 10th Internet Governance Forum
Fundación REDES: Reflections on the 10th Internet Governance Forum 14 March 2016 Miriam Cristina Rojas, Fundación REDES

Participating in the 10th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Joao Pessoa, Brazil, enabled me to learn about experiences in other countries in fields such as the development and installation of infrastructure and other technical aspects, diplomatic relations around the information society and internet governance, and the expansion of inter-institutional relations and cooperation agreements. My w...

Behind the camera at IGF 2015
Behind the camera at IGF 2015 08 March 2016 Arturo Bregaglio, Asociación Trinidad

Arturo Bregaglio and Carlos Afonso at the APC 25th anniversary celebration. When I learned that I would be attending the 2015 Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in João Pessoa, with the support of the APC Member Exchange and Travel Fund (METF), I offered my assistance to the APC communications team, to help with photographic coverage of the event, as well as to help identify activities and potent...

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