lac

Open letter from Latin American and Caribbean civil society representatives on the concerns about the discourse around fake news and elections
Open letter from Latin American and Caribbean civil society representatives on the concerns about the discourse around fake news and elections 17 January 2018

In the context of the Internet Governance Forum 2017 and growing international debates about the so called “fake news”, the undersigned organizations would like to express strong concerns about possible paths that the framing of the issue is taking.

Latin America in a Glimpse: Gender, feminism and the internet in Latin America
Latin America in a Glimpse: Gender, feminism and the internet in Latin America 18 December 2017 Derechos Digitales

In this fourth edition of Latin America in a Glimpse, Derechos Digitales followed a global trend by seeking to understand the intricate link between gender and technology, and the responses that, from that part of the world, different groups of women have given to this complex, problematic and difficult relationship. 

Anabella Rivera from Instituto DEMOS Guatemala: "Central America is a fairly isolated region, and with APC we will open up doors of opportunity in these countries"
Anabella Rivera from Instituto DEMOS Guatemala: "Central America is a fairly isolated region, and with APC we will open up doors of opportunity in these countries" 01 December 2015 Flavia Fascendini

The executive director of APC member Instituto DEMOS Guatemala, Anabella Rivera, was interviewed in Mexico by APCNews. She offers her perspective on APC’s milestones over the last 25 years and her expectations as a recent member of the network.

E-waste in Latin America: The dark side of ICTs?
E-waste in Latin America: The dark side of ICTs? 27 February 2013 Valeria Betancourt

While the benefits of the widespread use and applications of ICTs are many, there are also negative impacts, such as those associated with the growth in the amount of e-waste that call for the need to counter effects on environmental pollution and public health.

"Responsible science must guide action, not dogmatism," says researcher
"Responsible science must guide action, not dogmatism," says researcher 16 May 2012 LC

The LAC region faces many water-related issues – from drought and flooding to hurricanes and landslides. A new book commissioned by APC and the IRDC examines how ICTs can help alleviate climate and weather-related stress in these areas. APC talks to LAC regional author, Gilles Cliche, about his findings.

Impact 2.0: New mechanisms for linking research and policy - Technical Guidelines
Impact 2.0: New mechanisms for linking research and policy - Technical Guidelines 19 October 2010 Cheekay Cinco, Karel Novotný

This guide was developed by The Association for Progressive Communications APC for the project Impact 2.0 – New mechanisms for linking research and policy. The development was supported by Fundación Comunica. The guide is aimed towards providing the national focal points in Peru, Uruguay and Ecuador with guidelines for how Web 2.0 tools can be used to facilitate participatory policy making p...

« Go back