The Pretty Good Podcast Live, produced with APC support, raises awareness of critical digital issues in the Asia-Pacific such as digital security, open technology, internet freedom, data privacy and more. These stories reflect the resilience and innovation in the region’s digital rights community, showcasing a path forward amid challenges.
Three years after Myanmar’s military junta seized power, local and international civil society actors including APC are calling on the international community to stand with the country's people, offering not only solidarity, but also concrete resources to resist digital oppression.
Can communities shape digital technologies in favour of their environments, cultures, knowledge and well-being? This piece present five inspiring stories from the Routing for Communities podcast showcasing how connectivity and the use of technology gain meaning from local demands.
This is the first edition of our newsletter in 2024 – and it brings encouraging prospects for community-centred connectivity. The year begins with new opportunities, whether in terms of open calls or spaces and materials to strengthen these initiatives through shared knowledge.
The recommendations presented here are based on the submissions made by Derechos Digitales, APC, Women’s Link Worldwide and Corporación Miles Chile for the fourth cycle of the UN Human Rights Council's Universal Period Review (UPR) of Chile.
Following their participation at the 2023 African Internet Governance Forum, the Media Awareness and Justice Initiative (MAJI) identified several key issues affecting digital inclusion, expansion and use across Africa as well as recommendations for the way forward.
In the heart of an urban periphery, an inspiring initiative is developing: the construction of the community network, Novo Futuro. Its objective is to bring quality educational content to local residents who face structural obstacles. Find out more about their journey.
The Local Networks initiative is inviting host institutions in different regions that are already working with community networks to apply and nominate one candidate for different positions. The deadline for applications is 9 February 2024. Find out more and send your application.
This paper provides a brief overview of the growing recognition for community networks at the international, regional and national level and the evolution of regulatory frameworks to enable their development.
In this recap of the past year on GenderIT.org, editor Hija Kamran reminds us that "there’s still hope as long as there are people pushing back against authoritarian and draconian violence, fighting for justice, and demanding and standing up for human rights for all."