The non-territorial, transborder Internet has overlaid layers of complexity to the human rights debate.
Concern with the role Facebook may or may not have played in swaying the outcome of the U.S.
The Global Information Society Watch report last year (GISWatch) dealt explicitly with internet and sexual rights, and this year the report examines the “link between economic, social, cultural (ESC) rights and the
*_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.
Global Information Society Watch (GISWatch) has reached its 10th edition, providing the international community with yearly reports on the state of the constantly evolving information society from the perspective of local civil society organisations and experts from all around the world.
The 11th annual Internet Governance Forum will be held in Guadalajara, Mexico on 5-9 December 2016. This document provides a roundup of key internet-related policy developments since the 2015; APC’s priorities for IGF 2016 in the areas of access, human rights, gender and cybersecurity; our reflections on strengthening the Forum and related institutions; and APC’s key activities.
The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a multistakeholder policy dialogue space convened by the United Nations Secretary General in 2006 to “foster the sustainability, robustness, security, stability and development of the internet.” At APC, we have been involved in the IGF since its inception, using it as a time for our community to come together, share experiences, challenges and successes, and work together to build internet governance policies for social justice and human rights.