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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.

AWID International Forum in Brazil will explore how feminists engage with the internet

COSTA DO SARUÍPE 2 September 2016 (APC)

Feminism – in all of its diversity and creativity – will be at the heart of engagement with technology from 8 to 11 September in Costa do Saruípe, Brazil. APC’s Women’s Rights Programme will be at the 13th AWID International Forum, bringing together activists, researchers and techies to work on advancing a feminist internet.

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APC promotes the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms at Highway Africa

26 August 2016 (APC for APCNews)

Highway Africa, a conference at the centre of Africa’s debates on journalism, media and information and communications technology (ICT), has become the largest annual gathering of African journalists in the world. APC is participating as part of our efforts to promote the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms.

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AWID International Forum in Brazil will explore how feminists engage with the internet

25 August 2016
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Feminism – in all of its diversity and creativity – will be at the heart of engagement with technology from 8 to 11 September in Costa do Saruípe, Brazil.

I delete myself: Anonymity and sexuality online

Cyberspace has given the queer woman a chance to problematise the existing gender and sexual identities which, like any identity, are not static. It allows her to create and occupy spaces which will give her freedom and power in a way that the misogynistic physical world cannot provide.

(Re)coding power: Hacking, occupying and creating a feminist internet

24 August 2016 (APC WRP for AWID)

The APC Women’s Rights Programme will be hosting a one-day pre-event on 7 September at the AWID Forum to Imagine a Feminist Internet. Join us to share your ideas and activism on feminism and technology.

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Retreat from the IGF?

New York, United States

Yesterday an elite group of our peers was transported to Glen Cove, NY for the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA)

Using the Universal Periodic Review for Human Rights Online

By Deborah Brown (APC) and Sheetal Kumar (GPD) (July 2016, Global Partners Digital )

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UNHRC: Resolution reaffirming human rights online adopted

1 July 2016 (APC for APCNews)

APC welcomes the adoption by the Human Rights Council (HRC) of resolution reaffirming the importance of promoting and protecting human rights on the internet. The resolution which was adopted by consensus addresses some of the most pressing challenges to human rights online today.

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