ICT for Development

How can the internet help realise the right to education? The South African case

16 May 2016
(Andrew Rens)

As part of our research project Connecting your rights: Economic, social and cultural rights (ESCRs) and the internet, scholar Andrew Rens has produced a paper that focuses on the role of the internet in providing educational resources in South Africa.

RightsCon 2016: “A mandatory meeting on internet rights, but more global South perspectives are needed”

SAN FRANCISCO
13 May 2016
(APC)

“While the perspectives of the global South do not yet fully permeate discussions in RightsCon, it is emerging as a space where they can be addressed, discussed and more fully understood.”

“We need to take the African Declaration of Internet Rights to where the people are”

4 May 2016

Nigerian internet rights defender Gbenga Sesan talks about the African Declaration on Internet Rights, youth and the importance of regional work.

AlterMundi: “Community networks embody the original spirit of the internet”

JOAO PESSOA
23 November 2015
(Leila Nachawati Rego for APCNoticias)

They are called AlterMundi and describe themselves as a “network of acti

Connecting your rights: Internet access and economic, social and cultural rights

22 October 2015
(Leila Nachawati Rego for APCNews)

Those with internet access are more likely to enjoy the potential realisation of rights, while those without access lack such potential.

APC and Web We Want: New grants will help promote African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedoms in seven countries

1 September 2015

Web We Want announces recipients of small grants to promote the African Declaration of Internet Rights and Freedoms. At APC we are delighted to see among them our member, Cameroon Protégé QV. Read about the other recipients and the Declaration.

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