Internet Governance Forum

APC's priorities for the ninth Internet Governance Forum, Turkey, 2014
APC's priorities for the ninth Internet Governance Forum, Turkey, 2014 29 August 2014 APC

The ninth annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be held in Istanbul, Turkey on 2–5 September 2014. This year’s overall theme is “Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multistakeholder Internet Governance”. In the document attached are APC’s priorities for IGF 2014, clustered according to the event’s sub-themes, followed by a schedule of APC activities in Istanbul.    

Impacting global advocacy on tech-related violence against women through regional IGFs
Impacting global advocacy on tech-related violence against women through regional IGFs 28 August 2014 FF and TB

Partners of the “End Violence: Women’s rights and safety online” project have participated in three regional internet governance forums (Africa IGF, Asia Pacific IGF, LAC IGF). APC interviewed our members who attended and the impact their participation had on tech-related violence against women.    

APC at 2014 Internet Governance Forum
APC at 2014 Internet Governance Forum 18 August 2014

Association for Progressive Communications (APC) mobilises for the 9th global Internet Governance Forum (IGF), taking place in Istanbul, Turkey from 31 August – 5 September 2014. Leading and participating in workshops, side events with partners, decision makers and stakeholders and prompting dialogue around internet rights, public access and digital privacy, APC will play a key role in influe...

2014 Internet Governance Forum
2014 Internet Governance Forum 18 August 2014

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) mobilises for the 9th annual Internet Governance Forum, taking place in Istanbul, Turkey from 31 August – 5 September 2014. Leading and participating in workshops, side events with partners, decision makers and stakeholders, and prompting dialogue around internet rights, public access and digital privacy, APC will play a key role in inf...

APC supports multiple dialogue spaces on internet rights, good governance
APC supports multiple dialogue spaces on internet rights, good governance 15 August 2014 Mallory Knodel

The 9th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be held from 2-5 September 2014 in Istanbul, Turkey. A parallel event is being organised by Turkish and international civil society organisations called the “Internet Ungovernance Forum” (IUF) held from 4-5 September 2014.

Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul, Turkey 15 August 2014

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Reflections on the 2013 Internet Governance Forum, recommendations for 2014
Reflections on the 2013 Internet Governance Forum, recommendations for 2014 19 February 2014

APC and its community will remember the 2013 forum most for the impact of the Snowden revelations, ICANN and Brazil’s initative to convene an internet governance meeting in 2014, the hospitality of our Indonesian hosts, and for Miss Internet Bali. Read our full assessment.

Reflections from APC on the  IGF 2013 and recommendations for the IGF 2014
Reflections from APC on the IGF 2013 and recommendations for the IGF 2014 18 February 2014

The Bali IGF will be remembered by APC for four main reasons: the hospitality of our Indonesian hosts, the impact on the event of the Snowden revelations, the initiative by the Brazilian government and ICANN to convene an internet governance meeting in Brazil in 2014, and Miss Internet Bali.

“Like” yourself to jail: New laws to restrict online speech
“Like” yourself to jail: New laws to restrict online speech 31 October 2013 Aida Mahmutović

[Bosnian below] Reflections on the Internet Governance Forum 2013 in, Bali, Indonesia, by Aida Mahmutović, from the APC member and FLOW partner owpsee in Sarajevo. Do you think about the consequences before you upload, share, comment or like something on your favorite social media.

Azerbaijan: After the 2012 IGF, freedom of expression more vulnerable
Azerbaijan: After the 2012 IGF, freedom of expression more vulnerable 28 October 2013 AL

The situation for Azerbaijani activists who work online did not improve after the IGF came to town in 2012. In fact, it actually became worse. APCNews talks to Gulnara Akhundova of International Media Support and Emin Huseynov from the Institute for Reporters’ Freedom and Safety about the impact one year later.

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