Internet Governance Forum

APC reflections on the sixth Internet Governance Forum, Nairobi, 2011 and recommendations for IGF 2012
APC reflections on the sixth Internet Governance Forum, Nairobi, 2011 and recommendations for IGF 2012 13 December 2011 APC

Prior to the IGF, APC released a briefing paper outlining our priorities for the IGF. In this report, we reflect on those priorities and on the sixth Forum in general. We also renew our proposal to have human rights be the central theme for the next IGF.

APC reviews the 2011 IGF
APC reviews the 2011 IGF 13 December 2011 APC

“There were very strong human rights themes across the main sessions, particularly around freedom of expression and freedom of association. However it is time for human rights to be the principal theme of the Seventh IGF,” says APC as the world’s oldest progressive network reflects on the progress of the UN conference on how the internet is run.

IGF workshop 155 report: Human rights - a unifying approach for development, freedom, access and diversity?
IGF workshop 155 report: Human rights - a unifying approach for development, freedom, access and diversity? 02 November 2011 Joy Liddicoat

A report from the APC workshop organised at the 2011 IGF in Kenya. Workshop participants discussed examples of current internet related human rights violations, considered implications for development, freedom access and diversity, shared strategies for remedies and accountability against human rights violators, opportunities and challenges for seeking remedies, how human rights is a growing th...

Stripping the IGF bare: Where are women´s rights?
Stripping the IGF bare: Where are women´s rights? 19 October 2011

This interview by Flavia Fascendini and Katerina Fialova, with Chat García Ramilo, Dafne Sabanes Plou, Jac sm Kee, Jan Moolman, and Jennifer Radloff from the APC Women´s Programme, offers insights regarding gender balance and the presence of women’s rights in the 2011 IGF agenda.

Hot issues on gender and the Internet Governance Forum: Newsletter out!
Hot issues on gender and the Internet Governance Forum: Newsletter out! 18 October 2011 GenderIT.org

Gender Centred, the GenderIT.org thematic bulletin from APC Women, focuses on topical gender and ICT policy themes. Our last newsletter edition highlights the gender peripheries of the Sixth Internet Governance Forum that took place in Nairobi, Kenya from 27-30 September 2011.

APC's closing statement to the Sixth Internet Governance Forum
APC's closing statement to the Sixth Internet Governance Forum 03 October 2011 APC

In its statement at the close of the sixth IGF, APC criticises the lack of non-governmental participation in development of the IG proposals which dominated discussions and calls for human rights be the main theme of the IGF in 2012.

APC's closing statement Sixth Internet Governance Forum
APC's closing statement Sixth Internet Governance Forum 30 September 2011 APC

APC reaffirms the importance of multi stakeholder participation in the internet global public policy and principles debate.

Can we have internet governance without internet rights?
Can we have internet governance without internet rights? 29 September 2011 APC

APC’s pre-event on access as a right helps bring human rights issues to the forefront at the Internet Governance Forum in Nairobi

APC Priorities for the Sixth Internet Governance Forum
APC Priorities for the Sixth Internet Governance Forum 21 September 2011 APC

In this document presented in the run-up to the 2011 IGF in Nairobi, APC strongly supports the focus on access, development and freedoms but outlines a series of recommendations for IGF participants.

APC outlines priorities for the Sixth Internet Governance Forum
APC outlines priorities for the Sixth Internet Governance Forum 21 September 2011 APC

The world’s oldest progressive network reminds UN conference goers of critical issues facing the freedom of the internet today including affordability, openness and network neutrality in the mobile internet and the importance of conflict minerals in internet governance. Read the 13-page brief.

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