ICTDev Pulse

Preventing online violent radicalisation of youth: “Media and information literacy is the counter-narrative”

As the threat of online radicalisation of youth grows, the need for both pragmatic policy-based, legal and technical responses as well as a larger conversation on youth empowerment, resilience and capacity building in the digital space has b

2018 Digital Summit (Digital-Gipfel)

(Nürnberg, German) UN Global Pulse has been invited to speak at the 2018 Digital Summit, organized by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy.

Stronger Referral Systems Are Saving Lives in Senegal

November 14, 2018
Over 150 communities in seven regions now have systems in place to transport urgent cases from health huts to larger facilities.

What's new on the spectrum? “Let's make sure we can use it for what is needed” - A conversation with Peter Bloom from Rhizomatica

Peter Bloom highlights trends in spectrum regulation, the importance of empowering communities to govern their own telecommunications, and the need to see spectrum as “a potential to communicate over the airwaves” rather than a commodity to

"We have the standards, the means to make internet services accessible. So why is this not happening?" Insights on disability and accessibility at the IGF 2018

More than 12 years since the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was ratified, web accessibility remains a distant reality for people with disabilities.

Focusing on the SDGs: “We have to really think about including all genders and marginalised genders in this conversation”

Gender and internet governance emerged as one important takeaway for consideration and reflection during the IGF main session “Development, Innovation and Economic Issues: Focus on the SDGs”.

Contribution from the Association for Progressive Communications to the IGF intersessional work on Policy Options for Connecting and Enabling the Next Billion(s) – Phase IV

The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) welcomes the initiative by the Internet Governance Forum's Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) to further develop ‎the IGF’s intersessional work on “Policy Options for Connecting and Ena

Submission on proposed policy on licensing unassigned high-demand spectrum and deployment of the WOAN

Written submission by Zenzeleni Networks, the Association for Progressive Communications, the University of the Western Cape, the University of Cape Town and Rhizomatica on the policy directions to the authority on licensing of unassigned hi
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