LAC IGF

Support for internet governance consensus-building at the Latin American IGF
Support for internet governance consensus-building at the Latin American IGF 18 August 2014 Dafne Sabanes Plou

The seventh Internet Governance Forum (IGF) of Latin America and the Caribbean, held in San Salvador July 16-18, 2014, provided an opportunity for reflecting on and contributing to internet governance in the region. According to APC’s Dafne Sabanes Plou, this was one of the most participatory regional forums ever, riveting the audience’s attention during all its sessions. The author asks: was this a consequence of the interest raised by the NETmundial meeting held in Brazil in Apr...

Gender peripheries of the Internet Governance Forum in Latin America
Gender peripheries of the Internet Governance Forum in Latin America 03 October 2013 Flavia Fascendini

In August, the Sixth Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Internet Governance Forum took place in Argentina and showed that women are making headway in the Latin American forum. The involvement of young women in internet governance discussions about privacy and security and freedom of expression, gender analysis remains absent.

Latin America debates internet governance: APC at the LAC IGF regional preparatory meeting
Latin America debates internet governance: APC at the LAC IGF regional preparatory meeting 04 September 2013 Flavia Fascendini

The Argentinian city of Córdoba hosted this year’s regional preparatory meeting for the Latin America and Caribbean Internet Governance Forum. APC was an organisers of the event with Lacnic, Ageia Densi, Internet Society, ICANN, NIC.br, CGI.br and Google, and also provided comprehensive news coverage.    

LAC IGF: Help us shape the discussion
LAC IGF: Help us shape the discussion 28 June 2013

The next LAC Internet Governance Forum will be held in Argentina from 27-29 of August. In preparation for the event, the organisers launched a public survey to define and structure the agenda.

Latin America and the Caribbean Internet governance forum: Apply for a scholarship!
Latin America and the Caribbean Internet governance forum: Apply for a scholarship! 11 June 2013 AL

Activists, academics, governments and the private sector will gather in Cordoba, Buenos Aires, to discuss the present and future of the internet in the regional preparatory meeting to be held from 27-29 August. Apply for a scholarship and join the conversation from Argentina!

Call for proposals to host the fifth regional IGF in Latin America and the Caribbean
Call for proposals to host the fifth regional IGF in Latin America and the Caribbean 02 April 2012 APC

Together with its partners, APC is pleased to announce the fifth regional preparatory meeting in LAC for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), to be held in late 2012. As with the four previous IGF events, the purpose of the meeting is to provide a space for multi-stakeholder political dialogue.

Regional Internet Governance Forum in Ecuador: Registration and financial assistance
Regional Internet Governance Forum in Ecuador: Registration and financial assistance 11 June 2010

Registration for the third Latin American and the Caribbean Internet Governance Forum is now open. The event will take place from 3-5 August in Quito, Ecuador. There will be financial assistance for representatives of organisations active in internet issues from LAC.

Third regional Latin American and the Caribbean preparatory meeting for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)
Third regional Latin American and the Caribbean preparatory meeting for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 25 May 2010

APC, the NUPEF Institute, and the Regional Internet Address Registry for Latin America and the Caribbean (LACNIC) are pleased to announce the Third Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) which will take place on 3-5 August 2010 in the city of Quito, Ecuador.