This year’s AfriSIG took place from 13 to 18 September in Abuja, Nigeria. Over the course of five days, 42 participants from 17 countries took part in interactive sessions ranging from the history of internet governance in the African context to the digital economy and cyber resilience.
The National Schools of Community Networks are a collective capacity-building effort for the creation and development of community networks in five countries. This photo essay provides a glimpse into the special journeys of local communities making change happen to bridge the digital divide.
In November we are launching the last two episodes of the first season of the Routing for Communities podcast! This month, we travel to Thailand and Kenya to discover inspiring stories of pioneering actions centred on local communities.
SubmissionAPC submission to the OEWG on developments in the field of ICTs in the context of international security 2021-2025
A gender approach to cybersecurity is a fundamental tool for policy that focuses on the human rights of people in cyberspace. But, most notably, it is a perspective that seeks to make cybersecurity responsive to the complex and differentiated needs of people when systems of oppression intersect.
Statement168极速赛车在线开奖直播 condemns violence against Palestinians and demands protection of human rights for all
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 statementCivil society organisations call for tech companies to respect Palestinian digital rights in times of crisis
APC joins with other human rights and civil society organisations calling on tech companies to urgently address instances of online hate speech, incitement and violent discourse targeting Palestinians.
StatementJoint Statement: Internet Governance Forum must reverse decision to make Saudi Arabia its next host
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).
SubmissionGender, tech and the role of business: APC submission to the UN Human Rights B-Tech Project call for inputs
This submission in response to the call for inputs by the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, under the B-Tech Project, aims to contribute to the goal of providing clear guidance to states and businesses on digital-related issues from an intersectional gendered perspective.
Joint statementJoint civil society statement on cyber peace and human security
The internet and connected devices are being weaponised in ways that negatively impact on human rights, such as through surveillance, hacking, censorship, and intentional disruption of internet services and access.
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 communi...
Briefing documentAPC priorities for the 2023 Internet Governance Forum
APC believes that the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) remains at the heart of the internet governance ecosystem. Here we share some basic information about the 2023 global IGF in Kyoto, Japan, as well as highlighting this year's strategic priorities for APC.
APC's Our Voices Our Futures (OVOF) project supported the participation of three country partners from Kenya, India and Bangladesh at IGF2023. We gathered some reflections from them about how their work with OVOF intersects with internet governance and the IGF.
Technologies like AI might be poised to transform our future, but so is climate change. Our columnist offers five proposals to make digitalisation policy and practice more environmentally sustainable.
Despite numerous intensive data journalism fellowships and workshops in the past, Linda Ngari says she had an an "eye-opening experience" at the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSiG) on a topic often left out in the practice and training of data journalism: data governance.
In this weekly column, longstanding associate of APC David Souter looks at different aspects of the digital society. Issues covered include internet governance and sustainable development, human rights and the environment, policy, practice and the use of ICTs.