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Interview with Bytes for All Pakistan's Sadaf Baig on expression, opinion and religious freedom in South Asia

7 June 2015
(Leila Nachawati Rego for APCNews)

“Religion is used throughout the region to gain power and suppres

"Big Data for Development: Privacy Risks and Opportunities?"

(Joao Pessao, Brazil) The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is an annual multistakeholder, democratic and transparent forum which facilitates discussions on public policy issues related to key elements of Internet governance.

Inveneo’s Executive Director to Join the ICT4D Subcommittee to the U.S. Department of State

Inveneo is proud to announce that its Executive Director, Bruce Baikie, has recently accepted position as a member of the Information Communication Technology (ICT) for Development Subcommittee to the U.S. Department of State’s Advisory Committee for International Communications and Information Policy.

A conversation with the team of women behind the “dragon animal spirit” website

4 June 2015
( has a vibrant new face, and the people responsible for this renovated look and feel are the women wh

"Data for Policy" Workshop

(Belgium, Brussels) The European Commission has commissioned Technopolis Group, Oxford Internet Institute (OII) and the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) to conduct an international study on innovative data-driven approaches to inform policymaking.

Fostering Sustainability, Governance in Zambia

In Zambia, wildlife is a major component of the natural resources that bring in tourism and revenue for communities - but with increasing sustainability concerns coupled with a high rate of poaching, the government's collaboration with the public

Introducing APC's newest member: Instituto DEMOS in Guatemala

4 June 2015
(Leila Nachawati Rego for APCNews)

APC has a new organisational member!

Announcing Ushahidi v3.0.0-beta18 release!

Today, we roll out Ushahidi v3.0.0-beta.18, with lots of new features and changes from the technical team.

Is ‘fixing development’ the real Grand Challenge for Development?

“Don’t let complexity stop you. Be activists. Take on the big inequities. It will be one of the great experiences of your lives” – Bill Gates, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

I’ve got an idea for a great new project if anyone out there is looking for one.

From Corrupt Cash to Development Dollars: Recovering Stolen Assets to Finance International Development

IREX is convening a conversation on turning the proceeds of corruption into financing for development.

Winners of Data Innovation Mini Grants Announced

Mellyana Frederika
Some months ago, Pulse Lab Jakarta and UNDP anno

Data: the next revolution for agriculture in ACP countries

The information in this document was compiled as background reading material for the 40th Brussels Development Briefing on “Data Revolution”. It gives an overview of the emergence of new data sources and technologies (the so-called data revolution) and discusses their potential application to drive innovation, track progress and inform programme design in the agriculture sector.

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