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What Does Gender Equality Mean for Health Workers—and for Health Systems?

What exactly does it mean to promote gender equality and women’s empowerment? Search these phrases on the web and the results are anything but straightforward.

Reluctant to return? The primacy of social networks in the repatriation of Rwandan refugees in Uganda

Two decades after the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, tens of thousands of refugees remain in exile. Since October 2002, the governments of Rwanda and Uganda, and UNHCR have been playing an active role in promoting the voluntary repatriation of Rwandan refugees.

Turkish, international activists share circumvention tactics at 2014 Internet Governance Forum

MONTREAL
20 August 2014
(MK for APCNews)

On the eve of the IGF in Istanbul, 1 September 2014, APC, Tactical Tech and Web Foundation host a

Ebola - More Than Medical Urgency in Liberia

Since the start of the Ebola crisis in Liberia, IREX has been working with its partners to get out responsible and accurate information and promote a better understanding of proper prevention measures.

#BringBackOurGirls: a joint op-ed on the abduction of more than 200 school girls in Nigeria

This op-ed is about the unthinkable nightmare endured by the 200 schoolgirls who were seized in the night by armed men dressed as soldiers who said they were there to protect them. In reality, the men were militant extremists who kidnapped them, and set their boarding school on fire. At this time, the girls’ whereabouts continue to be unknown.

Connecting Europe’s underserved communities to broadband

The benefits of broadband Internet are well-documented: for each 10-percent increase in penetration, a country’s gross domestic product (GDP) can increase by as much as 1.5 percent.

IREX Signs the Lyon Declaration on Access to Information

On August 18, 2014 the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) launched the Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Development.

Lyon Declaration On Access to Information and Development launched

LYON
19 August 2014
(IFLA)

APC signs the Lyon Declaration on Access to Information and Deve

APC at 2014 Internet Governance Forum

18 August 2014
(APCNews)

Association for Progressive Communications (APC) mobilises for the 9th global Internet Governance Forum (IGF), taking place in

Support for internet governance consensus-building at the Latin American IGF

18 August 2014
(Dafne Sabanes Plou for APCNews)

The seventh Internet Governance Forum (IGF) of Latin America and the Caribbean, held in San

"Big Data for Humanity" Public Panel Discussion

(The Hague, Netherlands) How could the ever-growing amounts of digital data help us improve the conditions of the global poor? Will more data allow us to improve policy responses to humanitarian crises and violent conflicts?
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