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Economic, Social, Cultural Rights and the Internet: The Feminist Take

14 December 2016 (GenderIT.org)

Does internet technology make the realisation of economic, social, cultural rights a stronger possibility, especially for women and gender nonconforming people? This is the question that the GenderIT.org edition on ESC rights and the internet seeks to answer. The GISWatch report on ESC rights looks at various contexts around the world of how the internet has acted largely as an enabler for ESC rights, and sometimes as a dis-abler or rather a selective enabler, that widens the gaps around existing axis of social and economic difference.

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APC at the 2016 Internet Governance Forum

1 December 2016 (APCNews)

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is mobilising for the 11th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Guadalajara, Mexico, from 6 to 9 December 2016. This page is your go-to resource, compiling all the events hosted and co-organised by APC, a schedule of events in which APC and members are participating, and a how-to brief to support the coverage of the event.

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APC at the 2016 IGF: A schedule of events in which APC is participating

Date and time: 
Dec 5 2016 - Dec 9 2016

Venue

Country: 
Mexico

PRE-EVENTS – 5 December 2016

Edison Lanza regional consultation on internet rights
9:00-15:00 | WS Rooms 7 and 10

UNESCO – Safety of journalists
16:00-18:00 | WS Room 1
APC as speaker
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Best Practice Forum: Cybersecurity
16:30-18:00 | WS Room 6
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APC at the 2016 IGF: Events hosted and co-organised by APC

Date and time: 
Dec 4 2016 - Dec 9 2016

Venue

Country: 
Mexico
Related projects: 
Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

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PRE-EVENTS – 4 December 2016

Global civil society coordination pre-event

8:30-17:00 | Holiday Inn Express Guadalajara Autónoma, Av.

APC Annual Report 2015

By APC (November 2016, APC )

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Multistakeholder working group sets norms for cybersecurity policy that respects human rights

COSTA RICA 25 October 2016 (APC for APCNews)

At last week’s sixth annual Freedom Online Conference, the Freedom Online Coalition launched policy recommendations for human rights-based approaches to cybersecurity.

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Inside the Information Society: Internet governance needs African experience of African issues

London [17 October 2016]

AfriSIG 2016AfriSIG 2016 *_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

Inside the Information Society: Meeting the climate challenges of ICTs

London [10 October 2016]

*_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

Inside the Information Society: What is the impact of ICTs on climate change?

London [3 October 2016]

Albert K. Bates works on a Kaypro-10 computer from his home at The Farm in Summertown Tennessee, 1981. Source: Wikimedia CommonsAlbert K. Bates works on a Kaypro-10 computer from his home at The Farm in Summertown Tennessee, 1981. Source: Wikimedia Commons*_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.

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