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#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?

New USAID Handbook: How to Integrate Mobile Solutions into Development Projects

m4d-usaid-handbookThe rapid explosion of mobile phone access globally, which has extended to even some of the most remote

Rethinking livelihoods.

This post appeared on the PopTech blog and has been republished with permission. You can read the original post here.

Big Data for Peace Summer School

(The Hague, Netherlands) Leiden University's Peace Informatics Lab is conducting a first Big Data for Peace Summer School, from 18-22 August 2014.

APC supports multiple dialogue spaces on internet rights, good governance

MONTREAL
15 August 2014
(MK for APCNews)

The 9th annual Internet Gov

First Annual Triangle Global Health Conference

Event Date: 
September 2014

September 14–15, 2014First Annual Triangle Global Health Conference

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