Internet Governance Forum

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

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 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.

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.

Multi-stakeholder participation on internet governance: An analysis from a developing country, civil society perspective
Multi-stakeholder participation on internet governance: An analysis from a developing country, civil society perspective 20 September 2011 Marília Maciel and Carlos Affonso Pereira de Souza

A new analysis of multi-stakeholder participation in internet governance processes, including international experiences like the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) and the UN Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) as well as the national level process in Brazil.

Internet Rights are Human Rights: Development, Empowerment and Access to the Internet
Internet Rights are Human Rights: Development, Empowerment and Access to the Internet 16 September 2011

PROGRAMME Opening and welcome (10h00-10h15) Remarks from hosts and partners Session I – Access, human rights and development (10h15-11h15) Panel: Bidi Bala, Nigeria; Pranom Samwong, Vietnam; Graciela Selaimen, Brazil; Grace Githaiga, Kenya; Romulo Neves, Brazil on: How can access to infrastructure and knowledge in the context of developing countries: foster transformation of education, innova...

Bangladesh Consultation at the eve of Sixth Meeting of the UN Internet Governance Forum 2011
Bangladesh Consultation at the eve of Sixth Meeting of the UN Internet Governance Forum 2011 26 August 2011 APC

Bangladesh Consultation at the eve of Sixth Meeting of the UN Internet Governance Forum 2011 Dhaka [Bangladesh 25 August 2011] Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum (BIGF) arranged a Bangladesh Consultation meeting on Bangladesh’s preparation ahead of the upcoming sixth Internet Governance Forum (IGF) scheduled to be held in Nairobi, Kenya with the support from Bangladesh Telecommunicatio...

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