Internet rights

APC at RightsCon 2018
APC at RightsCon 2018 11 May 2018 APCNews

More than 2,000 participants are expected at RightsCon 2018, which will explore pressing issues including innovation, free expression, gender diversity and digital inclusion, encryption and cybersecurity, and many other topics relevant to keeping the internet free, open and secure worldwide.

A call for global solidarity and decisive action to end Myanmar’s military rule and ensure victory for the people resisting dictatorship
A call for global solidarity and decisive action to end Myanmar’s military rule and ensure victory for the people resisting dictatorship 01 February 2024 Various

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.

Seeding change in 2023: Trailblazing community impacts of the APC network
Seeding change in 2023: Trailblazing community impacts of the APC network 14 December 2023 Maja Romano

In these eight in-depth stories of projects undertaken with the support of APC subgrants, we present some highlights and achievements by APC members and partners in 2023.

Bringing a gender justice lens to the UN's Global Digital Compact
Bringing a gender justice lens to the UN's Global Digital Compact 11 December 2023 Maja Romano

To be relevant, effective and sustainable, the Global Digital Compact must adopt a human rights-based approach and be intentional about putting inclusivity at the centre of all recommendations.

Seeding change: Unpacking the liberatory impulse of technology through the gender perspective
Seeding change: Unpacking the liberatory impulse of technology through the gender perspective 06 December 2023 Maja Romano

Advocating for the protection and promotion of digital rights is a continuous challenge faced by civil society organisations. How do we come to establish equality as a baseline?

APC Annual Report 2022
APC Annual Report 2022 25 November 2023

Throughout APC’s 2022 Annual Report you will discover how in standing up to oppression and advocating for the expression of human rights online and offline, our network’s transformative actions have created ripples of change.

APC condemns violence against Palestinians and demands protection of human rights for all
APC condemns violence against Palestinians and demands protection of human rights for all 17 October 2023 APC

APC condemns the violent attacks targeting Palestinian territories and stands with all the citizens of Palestine who have been experiencing settler colonialism, genocide, structural violence and grave human rights violations, today and throughout the last 75 years.

Joint Statement: Internet Governance Forum must reverse decision to make Saudi Arabia its next host
Joint Statement: Internet Governance Forum must reverse decision to make Saudi Arabia its next host 12 October 2023

As a network of global, regional, and local civil society organizations we express our alarm regarding the eventual decision that the government of Saudi Arabia will host the next annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF).

Listen to Local Sound Bites @IGF 2023
Listen to Local Sound Bites @IGF 2023 07 October 2023 APCNews

The 18th edition of the global Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is being held in Kyoto, Japan from 8 to 12 October 2023. APC's Local Sound Bites will feature a daily short interview with a civil society representative focused on issues we care about.

The Feminist Principles for including gender in the Global Digital Compact
The Feminist Principles for including gender in the Global Digital Compact 06 October 2023

The Global Digital Compact (GDC) is expected to “outline shared principles for an open, free and secure digital future for all”. The GDC must be based on universal standards that adopt a human rights-based approach and must also recognise the differentiated impact that information and communications technologies have on women, girls and people of diverse genders and sexualities. The...

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