ICT policy

Communication for influence in Latin America (CILAC – Andean Region)
Communication for influence in Latin America (CILAC – Andean Region) 20 June 2008

CILAC seeks to integrate research, research communications, network-building and advocacy to make internet broadband universal and affordable. It’s a one year project that started on February 2008.

WSIS Follow up: APC contribution to the session on Development-oriented policies for an inclusive information society
WSIS Follow up: APC contribution to the session on Development-oriented policies for an inclusive information society 11 June 2008

The Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) is one of the UN bodies that took up the follow up of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). This is APC’s contribution to a CSTD meeting meeting dealing with development-oriented policies for a social-economic inclusive information society, including access, infrastructure and an enabling environment, that took place on May 2007 in Geneva, as part of a series of WSIS follow-up meetings.

WSIS Follow up: APC contribution to the Secretary General's report on progress
WSIS Follow up: APC contribution to the Secretary General's report on progress 11 June 2008

The Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD) is one of the UN bodies that took up the follow up of the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS). This is APC’s contribution to a CSTD meeting where a report from the Secretary General on progress made in WSIS follow-up and implementation was presented, that took place on May 2007 in Geneva, as part of a series of WSIS fo...

Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet)
Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) 03 June 2008

The Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) is a multistakeholder platform for people and institutions interested in ICT policy and regulation. It was established in 2003 as part of APC's project on Catalysing Access to ICTs in Africa (CATIA). The network seeks to act as a catalyst for reform in the ICT sector in support of the national aim of ICT - enabling growth and development. The philosophy ...

Media piracy study
Media piracy study 30 May 2008

This two-year research project examines the nature and extent of media piracy and the effect of anti-piracy legislative and enforcement frameworks on access to knowledge in South Africa. The research was carried out by researchers from APC and several South African universities, and forms part of a larger study by researchers in Russia, India, Brazil, Mexico, and Hungary, on media piracy in the...

ITU Telecom Africa Conference 2008
ITU Telecom Africa Conference 2008 23 May 2008

According to the organisers, “ITU TELECOM AFRICA 2008 is a major networking platform for Africa’s top ICT names to come together and focus on core issues relating to ICT expansion across the region. APC submitted two papers to this event: The case for Open Access communications infrastructure in Africa: impact of international submarine cable infrastructure [SAT-3/WASC] in four Af...

CICEWA West and Central Africa Workshop
CICEWA West and Central Africa Workshop 15 April 2008

Cicewa Network building Workshop : (overview of cicewa project – defining the network … purpose values, goals engagement, membership/participation in the network- scoping the subregional environments – research strategy – advocacy strategy – plan of action – network coordination)

Communications and Information Policy in Latin America - Raising awareness and building capacities
Communications and Information Policy in Latin America - Raising awareness and building capacities 14 March 2008

Oriented to develop and strengthen capacities in civil society organisations to effectively engage and influence global, regional and national ICT policy processes .

Communications and Information Policy in Latin America - Research and Issue Papers
Communications and Information Policy in Latin America - Research and Issue Papers 14 March 2008

Oriented to learn, understand, discuss and analyse about the impact of ICT policy decisions on civil society as well as to offer inputs to inform advocacy in Latin America at regional and national levels.