internet governance

Women’s rights, gender and Internet governance
Women’s rights, gender and Internet governance 05 November 2015 Avri Doria

This issue paper addresses the degree to which gender and women’s rights feature in Internet governance, in multiple interconnected ways including, but certainly not limited to, access, content and representation. Gender and women’s rights occupy a largely rhetorical role in today’s discussion of Internet governance.

GISWatch 2015 – Sexual rights and the internet: Launching on 12 November!
GISWatch 2015 – Sexual rights and the internet: Launching on 12 November! 02 November 2015 Leila Nachawati Rego

How does the politics of sex and sexual rights activism take place online? How are generally accepted sexual identities, as well as marginalised sexualities, expressed, regulated and moralised on the internet? These are some of the questions that this year’s edition of the Global Information Society Watch report (GISWatch 2015) aims to respond to.    

Bosnia and Herzegovina join global internet governance landscape
Bosnia and Herzegovina join global internet governance landscape 08 October 2015 Aida Mahmutović for OWPSEE

It might be the 10th global Internet Governance Forum (IGF) happening in Brazil in November 2015, but a small country in the heart of Europe – Bosnia and Herzegovina – just joined the global internet governance landscape on 1 October 2015 with its first national IGF (#BHIGF).

Call for applications for the third African School on Internet Governance
Call for applications for the third African School on Internet Governance 22 April 2015 APC

APC and the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency are pleased to announce the call for applications for the third African School on Internet Governance.

Online privacy, surveillance and warfare discussed at Pakistan Cyberspace Conference
Online privacy, surveillance and warfare discussed at Pakistan Cyberspace Conference 04 March 2015 APC

“Cyber warfare and cyber security are of immense importance, the government should devise an internet governance policy in Pakistan.” This was one of the conclusions of the Pakistan Cyberspace Conference organised by APC member Bytes for All Pakistan in Islamabad.

African School on Internet Governance: Networking with empowered actors from across Africa
African School on Internet Governance: Networking with empowered actors from across Africa 04 December 2014 Leila Nachawati

Forty-five participants from civil society organisations and governments from all over Africa joined the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) on 21-26 November to discuss and come up with joint projects and ideas on these issues.

National meeting in Ecuador on internet governance takes place in Quito
National meeting in Ecuador on internet governance takes place in Quito 20 November 2014

On 27 November in Quito, the National Meeting on Internet Governance – Ecuador will be a space for discussion and reflection on internet governance issues in Ecuador. The conversation will be framed within both the regional and global context, in addition to providing insights from experts on conceptual, technical and political approaches to internet governance.

Second African School on Internet Governance to take place in Mauritius, 21-25 November 2014
Second African School on Internet Governance to take place in Mauritius, 21-25 November 2014 13 November 2014 Leila Nachawati

Capacity and expertise in internet governance in Africa will take another step forward with the second annual African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG). The school, which has received an overwhelming response – 650 applicants, of which 45 have been selected – will take place on 21-25 November 2014 in Mauritius.

The IACHR hosts thematic hearing on internet and human rights
The IACHR hosts thematic hearing on internet and human rights 29 September 2014 VB

The Center for Studies on Freedom of Expression and Access to Information, Derechos Digitales, Karisma Foundation, the Association for Progressive Communications, the Center for Technology and Society of the Getulio Vargas Foundation, and the Association for Civil Rights will participate in a thematic hearing on the impact of the internet in the defense and exercise of human rights before the I...

Call for Applications for the second African Internet Governance School 2014
Call for Applications for the second African Internet Governance School 2014 03 September 2014

APC and the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency–e-Africa Programme call for applications to the second African School on Internet Governance to be held from 23 – 26 November 2014. The venue of the school will be advised in due course.

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