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HRH Global Resource Center September Update

This monthly update from the HRH Global Resource Center provides information on the latest resources, improvements, and news from this digital library devoted to human resources for health (HRH).
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Can ICTs Improve Democracy and Governance in Myanmar?

Internet access, in particular via mobile technology, gives citizens a medium through which to exercise their political voice. It can be used to challenge preexisting power systems and is a potential game-changer in countries with undemocratic regimes. As we’ve seen with the Arab Spring, citizens can use Internet tools to place the fates of governments...

Call for Applications for the second African Internet Governance School 2014

3 September 2014

APC and the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency–e-Africa Programme call for applications to

Meet the Building Vibrant Communities Judges

We’re honored and thrilled to announce the expert judges of the Building Vibrant Communities challenge! They are:

The Community's Questions Will Be the Foundation of our Radio Soap

Rising Voices Grantee Update

Theatre Technology House field research.Theatre Technology House field research. Photo by TTH.

New Digital Inclusion Project Launches in Uruguay

In Latin America, Uruguay has distinguished itself by providing a wide range of programs to the public to increase access to information and Internet services.

For Health Workers on Ebola's Front Lines, Stress Management is Crucial

Since March 23, 2014, the World Health Organization (WHO) has tracked the spread of the Ebola virus through Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Nigeria.The United Nations has spent countl

Big Data Climate Challenge winners show how big data can drive climate action

Sara Cornish
The winners of the 

APC leads global discussions at 2014 Internet Governance Forum in Turkey

2 September 2014

Since 2006, APC has been a key player in creating a space for civil society in internet p

Never a Shortage of Topics for Girl Activists in Kyrgyzstan

Rising Voices Grantee Update
August was very productive month for the Girl Activists of Kyrgyzstan.

GISWatch Special Report 2014 - Internet rights that went wrong in Turkey

1 September 2014
(GISWatch for APCNews)

This report presents an up-to-date assessment of internet rights in Turkey, and has been prepared to coin

Independent Expert Advisory Group formed to advise UN Secretary-General on ‘Data Revolution’

Global Pulse
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon last week

4 Ways to Properly Include Women in Your mHealth Initiative

Social norms and stigmas often lead to men owning mobile phones more often than women in many parts of the developing world.

Latin America at a glance: Human rights and the internet

30 August 2014
(ONG Derechos Digitales, APC and Joana Varon Ferraz for ONG Derechos Digitales)

This document summarizes the discuss

Report on communications surveillance in the digital age to be launched in Turkey

29 August 2014

A ground breaking report on mass surveillance will be released at the Internet Governa

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