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The past 30 days in technology for development

Imagining The Year 2030

Author: 
Dwayne Carruthers, Communication Specialist, Pulse Lab Jakarta

A need for a sustainable environment discussion in the internet governance space

The five-day training introduced fellows to a wide range of topics and discussions in the internet governance space. Not forgetting the Practicum, which is a practical adaption of multistakeholder discussion and dialogue on a salient issue.

Immaculate Laker from BOSCO Uganda: "I enjoy seeing the lives of the women in rural communities change after connecting to the internet"

This is the third in a series of interviews we will be publishing until the end of the year that highlight the journey, struggles and achievements of women doing work in community networks.

Over 100 civil society organisations call on Facebook to implement end-to-end encryption across its platforms

APC joined over a hundred civil society organisations, including over 20 members, in supporting an open letter to Facebook encouraging the company "in n

Open Letter: Facebook’s End-to-End Encryption Plans

Civil society organizations write to encourage Facebook, in no uncertain terms, to continue increasing the end-to-end security across its messaging services.

Artificial Intelligence, People and the Planet

(New York, USA) The event will bring together leading Swedish and U.S. academics, the private sector and UN organizations interested in exploring the risks and opportunities that artificial intelligence poses for sustainability and the 2030 Agenda.

Privacy and Ethical Frameworks of AI for Social Good

(Geneva, Switzerland) The objective of this three-day gathering is to explore how international organizations and other relevant stakeholders can implement privacy and ethical frameworks of artificial intelligence.

Egypt: Stop the crackdown on civil society

At the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) we are alarmed at the crackdown on Egyptian civil society, which has intensified over the past weeks amidst demonstrations calling for President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to resign.

Whose deaths matter? New research on Black Lives Matter and media attention

What influences do social movements like Black Lives Matter, MeToo or Occupy have on society as a whole?

Inside the Digital Society

I've been taking time out to reflect on how the 'Information Society' is changing, the changing ways in which it's impacting on the wider world, the ways in which it interacts with other global challenges.

Data and AI for Progress during UNGA

Author: 
Felicia Vacarelu, Communication Specialist, UN Global Pulse
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