On 9 November, Brazil as the host country of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2015 convened a High Level Leaders Meeting aimed at gathering prominent figures in internet governance – selected among all stakeholder groups – to dialogue on the future o
This paper focuses on regional challenges to civil participation in internet governance and the state of internet rights in the Middle East and North Africa, linking them with civil society advocacy strategies.
*_David Souter comments each week on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.
The WSIS+10 review process and its commitment to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development offer a unique opportunity to focus on the interaction between technology and the various aspects of development.
In this report, APC reviews what worked well and what didn’t at the 2015 IGF held in João Pessoa, Brazil. The overall theme of the IGF was “Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development”. After a decade of active engagement with the forum, read our critiques, and recommendations looking forward to this year’s IGF.
Reflections from the Association for Progressive Communications on the 10th Internet Governance Forum, Brazil, November 2015
Participating in the 10th Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Joao Pessoa, Brazil, enabled me to learn about experiences in other countries in fields such as the development and installation of infrastructure and other technical aspects, diplomatic relations around the information society and internet governance, and the e