Internet Governance Forum

Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul, Turkey 15 August 2014

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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.

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.

Security vulnerabilities at the IGF registration process
Security vulnerabilities at the IGF registration process 25 October 2013

In this year’s edition of the IGF the security of the internet was discussed from the perspectives of the users, governments and business. Several times panelists insisted that cybersecurity starts at home and people need to be sensitised to that. Yet, there was a major security vulnerability in the registration process that nobody noticed or raised.

Human rights on the internet: Snapshots from Indonesia and Kenya #IGF2013
Human rights on the internet: Snapshots from Indonesia and Kenya #IGF2013 23 October 2013 AL

Two participants of APC’s training on human rights on the internet shared with us the main issues that they are facing in their countries and organisations.

Day zero of the IGF in tweets
Day zero of the IGF in tweets 21 October 2013 AL

Read the storify story on APC’s human rights on the internet training. .

GenderIT.org at the eighth IGF: Support the women who support a free internet!
GenderIT.org at the eighth IGF: Support the women who support a free internet! 18 October 2013 Flavia Fascendini

The theme for this year’s IGF is “Building Bridges – Enhancing Multi-stakeholder Cooperation for Growth and Sustainable Development.” The GenderIT.org team will be working on- and off-site to bring everything related to gender and ICT policy from the gender peripheries at the IGF. And we invite you to be a part of it!

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