internet

GISWatch 2016 on economic, social and cultural rights and the internet coming soon!

26 November 2016
(APC)

This year’s Global Information Society Watch report, to be launched on 9 December at the Internet Governance Forum in Guadalajara, Me

GreenNet: 30 years making internet history

SARAJEVO
9 November 2016
(Leila Nachawati Rego for APCNews)

The APC European members meeting that took place on 19-20 October 2016 in Sarajevo was the perfect venue for Leila Nachawati Rego from APCNews to meet Edward Maw and Karen Banks from GreenNet, one of APC’s founders and the first organisa

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.

What is the state of digital security and digital rights advocacy in the Middle East and North Africa?

24 May 2016
(APC)

During the “Arab Spring” of 2011, the internet was a space for mobilisation. Despite the increasing sophistication of persecution, the efforts to defend human rights, both online and offline, have not ceased.

Digital rights advocacy in the Arab world and the Universal Periodic Review

24 May 2016
(APC)

This report explores how local groups in the Maghreb and Machrek regions are engaged in internet-related rights advocacy at the national and regional levels, and how that reflects upon the inclusion of these issues in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process.

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.

“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.

Iranian blogger Hossein Derakhshan: "We need to make hyperlinks valuable again"

14 December 2015
(Leila Nachawati Rego for APCNews)

Credited with introducing the blogging culture to Iran, Derakhshan spent six years isolated from the web he had contributed to building. When he went back to the internet, what he found was appalling.

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