Internet Governance Forum

Activists share best practices in cybersecurity at the 2013 Internet Governance Forum
Activists share best practices in cybersecurity at the 2013 Internet Governance Forum 17 October 2013 Mallory Knodel

We see from the headlines that the security of digital networks and information is becoming increasingly important. To shed light on the practical steps that members of civil society can take to protect themselves and their activism, APC and Tactical Tech are hosting a peer-learning session called a “Disco-tech” on the night before the global IGF in Bali, 21 October 2013.    

APC's priorities for the eighth IGF
APC's priorities for the eighth IGF 15 October 2013

This document presents an overview of the main themes around which the IGF is structured from a civil society perspective. It is a great introduction for people who are new to the IGF process, as well as a useful compass for those already familiar with it.

Priorities for the eighth Internet Governance Forum (IGF), Bali, Indonesia, 2013
Priorities for the eighth Internet Governance Forum (IGF), Bali, Indonesia, 2013 14 October 2013 APC

The eighth annual IGF will be held in Bali, Indonesia, from 22-25 October 2013. The theme for this year’s IGF is “Building Bridges – Enhancing Multi-stakeholder Cooperation for Growth and Sustainable Development.” We are encouraged by the emphasis on cooperation and development and believe that this theme creates the opportunity for open and critical debate at a time when restoring trus...

IGF 2012: The good, the bad and the ugly
IGF 2012: The good, the bad and the ugly 26 February 2013 APC

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Baku (6-9 November 2012) was a space in which different interests collided. APC revisits the event in this assessment.    

Baku in APC’s rear-view mirror
Baku in APC’s rear-view mirror 22 February 2013 FD

The Internet Governance Forum in Baku (6-9 November 2012) was a space in which different interests collided. APC revisits the event by releasing “IGF 2012: The good, the bad and the ugly.“ Here is a snapshot.

Women at the IGF: Now we need to mainstream gender
Women at the IGF: Now we need to mainstream gender 23 November 2012 Sonia Randhawa

This year’s Internet Governance Forum came to a close in Baku, Azerbaijan on 9 November. GenderIT.org contributor Sonia Randhawa spoke to three women about their experiences at the IGF, and whether any progress is being made in terms of the representation of women, and the prominence of women’s rights and gender as cross-cutting issues for internet governance.

2012 GISWatch on “the internet and corruption” launched during the IGF
2012 GISWatch on “the internet and corruption” launched during the IGF 15 November 2012 Flavia Fascendini

APC and Hivos launched the 2012 edition of the Global Information Society Watch during the second day of the Internet Governance Forum that took place in Baku, Azerbaijan, in a joint presentation with the International Institute for Sustainable Development and the Internet & Society Co:llaboratory.

APC in solidarity with the Open Letter of the 'Expression Online Initiative' at the 7th IGF
APC in solidarity with the Open Letter of the 'Expression Online Initiative' at the 7th IGF 07 November 2012

APC stands in solidarity with the Expression Online Initiative, which expressed serious concerns regarding violations of UN principles currently taking place at the 7th annual Internet Governance Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan. The violations include restrictions on freedom of expression and association and failure to guarantee equal rights for every participant. Read Expression Online’s open ...

APC and Hivos launch 2012 GISWatch on “the internet and corruption” during this year's IGF
APC and Hivos launch 2012 GISWatch on “the internet and corruption” during this year's IGF 05 November 2012 Flavia Fascendini

On 7 November 2012, on the second day of the IGF, APC and Hivos will launch the 2012 edition of the Global Information Society Watch, which focuses on the internet and corruption. The launch will take place in Room 9 of the Baku Expo Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan, at 12:30 local time.

Gender inclusion at the IGF: The gender report card
Gender inclusion at the IGF: The gender report card 31 October 2012 Flavia Fascendini

In 2011, APC successfully piloted & advocated for the formal implementation of a gender report card for IGF workshops and main sessions as a way to monitor and assess the level of gender parity and inclusion. You can contribute by filling one out at the events you take part in.

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