Internet Governance Forum

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

“Iftar bower in the Fourth Courtyard of the Topkapı Palace, Istanbul, Turkey 001” by Moonik – Own work. Licenced under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 via Wikimedia CommonsThe 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. APC supports t...

Istanbul, Turkey
Istanbul, Turkey 15 August 2014

<p>&#8220;Iftar bower in the Fourth Courtyard of the Topkapı Palace, Istanbul, Turkey 001&#8221; by Moonik &#8211; Own work. Licenced under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons</p>

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 the APC community for four main reasons: the hospitality of our Indonesian hosts, the impact on the event of the Snowden revelations, the linked initiative by the Brazilian government and ICANN to convene an internet governance meeting in Brazil in 2014 , and, last, but not least, Miss Internet Bali. Revelations of mass surveillance of online communications by...

“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. Do you feel more free to express your opinion online? You don’t go out personally to support peaceful prote...

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

After hosting the IGF last year, an international forum where activists, business and governments from all over the word meet to discuss fair governance of the internet, the situation for Azerbaijani activists who work online did not improve. In fact, as they state in a recent report, it actually became worse. APCNews talked to Gulnara Akhundova of International Media Support and Emin Huseynov ...

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

Two of the main areas traditionally discussed in the IGF are security and privacy and the fundamental role they play in making the internet a safe space for us all to exercise our right to freedom of expression, freedom of association, and freedom of assembly.This year’s edition was not and exception and the security of the internet was discussed from the perspectives of the users, govern...

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. Dinda Nuurannisaa Yura, Solidaritas Perempuan, Indonesia “Human rights on the internet are not being respected in Indonesia. Recently, for example, there was a worrysome development on Twitter. A person with a lot of followers...

Gender and internet governance roundtable: Distributed expertise from all over the world to put women in the center
Gender and internet governance roundtable: Distributed expertise from all over the world to put women in the center 23 October 2013 Flavia Fascendini

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Gender centred snapshots at the IGF
Gender centred snapshots at the IGF 23 October 2013 Flavia Fascendini

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