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Taking forward the lessons from AfriSIG

I have wanted to attend the African School on  Internet Governance (AfriSIG) ever since I participated in the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) as an [email protected] fellow last year.

FIFAfrica18: How can we play a part in promoting internet freedom?

There has been an increase in digital rights violations in Africa, such as arrests and intimidation of social media users.

Gender perspectives on privacy: Submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy

As an organisation that has worked at the intersections of women’s rights, sexual rights and technology for more than two decades, APC welcomes the focus of the Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy on “gender perspectives on privacy”.<

Pakistan: Global civil society calls on the Government to reverse its order to close 18 human rights and development organisations

25 national, regional and international civil society organisations express their deep concern over the suspension and expulsion of 18 international non-governmental organisations in Pakistan.

Getting woke about getting laid: A HOLAAfrica sex-positive experience

How to start a sex-positive conversation around queerness, sensuality and sexuality, gender expression, and even violence? HOLAAfrica is one platform that shows us how to do it.

The politics of self-care and feminism

What is self-care in a time of hyper-connected people and devices and of image-saturated capitalism, and what does it mean to speak about self-care in relation to feminist politics and the women's movement? 

AfriSIG 2018: How can multistakeholder processes be improved? Interview with James Mutandwa Madya

Following the collaborative governance workshop at AfriSIG 2018, fell James Mutandwa Madya reflects on how multistakeholder processes can be improved.

AfriSIG 2018: Interview with Noha Ashraf Abdel Baky on multistakeholder decision making

AfriSIG fellow Noha Ashraf Abdel Baky reflects on the importance of including youth and grassroots organizations in multistakeholder decision making after the School's collaborative governance workshop.

UNESCO: Open Forum on "Measuring a free, open, rights based and inclusive internet"

The Internet Universality Indicators have been developed through a process of desk research and global multistakeholder consultation, undertaken by UNESCO with the support of a consortium which has been led by the Association for Progressive

Hiding Outside the Spotlight: Don't Miss the Real Impact of Your Development Efforts

October 17, 2018
As researchers, we're often tempted to track data that are easy to capture—rather than searching for what we really need to know.

AfriSIG 2018: Reflections on my experience

When I was first accepted to join the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG), I thought that it would be a dense, academic course, with tech experts and policy makers coming together to discuss iss

AfriSIG 2018: Overview of the Internet Society’s Collaborative Internet Governance Project Workshop experience

The Internet Society’s Collaborative Internet Governance Project Workshop, facilitated by Larry Strickling and Fiona Asonga of the Internet Society (ISOC), evaluates different negotiation processes by exploring multiple case studies and scen

Reflection on 5 Years of BRCK

It was 5 years ago that we created BRCK as a company, and I’ve had the great joy of being on a journey with some fantastic people, including the three here with me in this picture (Reg Orton, Emmanuel Kala, and Philip Walton).

Inside the Information Society: Breaking the news

Last time I wrote about the (unexpected) resilience of the book in digital times. Far from dying out, book sales are currently reviving. But what about those other icons of the print age, newspapers? What’s happening to them, and does it mat

AfriSIG 2018: Reflecting on multistakeholder engagement in Africa

This year’s African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) was preceded by a two-day skills training workshop, facilitated by the Internet Society, aimed to equip fellows with the skills to effectivel

AfriSIG 2018: How does the General Data Protection Regulation affect Africa?

One of the ways the African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) equips leading African scholars and activists from diverse sectors, backgrounds and ages to participate in local and international interne
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