ICTDev Pulse

Extreme poverty and digital welfare: New report from UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty raises alarm about the rise of a digital welfare dystopia

A damning new report from the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, raises alarm about the rise of the digital welfare state, which uses data and technologies to automate, predict, identify, su

Extreme poverty and digital welfare: New report from UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty raises alarm about the rise of a digital welfare dystopia

A damning new report from the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Philip Alston, raises alarm about the rise of the digital welfare state, which uses data and technologies to automate, predict, identify, su

Data Science Africa 2019, Accra - Panel on AI ethics

(Accra, Ghana) Organized during the Data Science Africa, Accra 2019 workshop series, the purpose of this panel is to discuss the key challenges in the design and use of AI, including algorithmic transparency and bias.

Save the date! Disco-tech 2019 on the environmental impact of ICTs

APC and partners are hosting their ninth Disco-tech event in conjunction with the 2019 IGF in Berlin, on 26 November. We invite you to join us for this peer-learning event about utilising the potential of ICTs in strategies to mitigate and a

Statement of regional solidarity against attacks on digital rights activists in Southeast Asia

A group of human rights activists and organisations from Southeast Asia are calling to stop the attacks on democracy and media activists, as well as other individuals-at-risk, for their expression online. 

Why Would Anyone Want to Launch an ICT4D Startup Organization?

We all talk about encouraging entrepreneurship in developing countries. Yet how many of us have launched our own business, or spun off an initiative from our employer into its own organization? The startup life is hard, despite all the hype about venture capital funding and million-dollar exits. In the USA, only 50% of startups survive...

Our routes: Women's node - an illustrated journey of women in community networks

This beautifully etched illustration follows the stories of various women who are working in community networks and their journeys with technology, autonomy and self-realisation.

Our routes: Women's node - an illustrated journey of women in community networks

This beautifully etched illustration follows the stories of various women who are working in community networks and their journeys with technology, autonomy and self-realisation.

APC at the IGF 2019: Event coverage

This year's Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will take place from 25 to 29 November in Berlin, Germany. The overall theme of the event is "One World. One Net.
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