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The past 30 days in technology for development

The intersection between the revolution we want and the technology we use

Between 2017 and 2019, May First’s Technology and Revolution Convergence campaign brought together over 1,400 activists in 25 local and regional sessions held in the United States and Mexico to foster open discussions about the role of techn

Numbers behind decisions – [what gets measured gets done] – how can Big Data contribute to the follow-up on the 2030 Agenda?

(New York, USA) The follow-up on the ambitious goals of the 2030 Agenda still poses data challenges to various countries, which in consequence is limiting the availability of evidence for decision-making.

Fostering discussion, learning and participation: The APC community’s work in 2018 to support civil society’s role in internet governance

Over recent years, APC has worked to increase the capacity of civil society actors, particularly from the global South, to contribute to and influence internet governance processes.

In Tanzania, Transportation Meets HIV Education

By Casey Bishopp,
Communications officer, IntraHealth International

GIS Mapping Helps Provide Access to HIV-Prevention Services for 220,000 More Men

July 15, 2019
In the Five Lakes region of Tanzania, IntraHealth International has boosted access to voluntary medical ma

End of session statement presented at the 41st session of the Human Rights Council

Organisations representing civil society around the world present their end of session statement at the 41st session of the Human Rights Council.

Civil society organisations issue statement denouncing internet shutdowns in Sudan

In the wake of violence in Sudan, MTN Sudan and other telecommunications companies blocked access to the internet through disruption of various local and roaming cellular data networks, as well as some fixed-line services.

Partner Locally or Fail Repeatedly

By Richard Stanley,
Senior Product Manager, Digital Health ; UN Technology Innovation Labs (UNTIL)

Statement at HRC draws attention to draconian and discriminatory measures in Sri Lanka

HRC41: Statement by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the Women and Media Collective draws attention to the negative impact of the state of emergency on marginalised communities and persons in Sri Lanka.

HRC41: Statement regarding the spread of hate speech offline and online in Myanmar

Oral statement delivered by the Association for Progressive Communications (APC) and the Myanmar ICT for Development Organization (MIDO) regarding the spread of hate speech offline and online in Myanmar.

Community networks help foster active citizen participation in the global South

Internet connectivity opens many opportunities for civil society groups and activists to participate in their countries’ political life, defend their rights and promote government transparency and accountability.
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