Community networks and COVID-19 in the Americas region

1 month 1 week ago

This article presents a compilation of responses from community networks in the face of COVID-19 based on a dialogue organised by APC, as well as articles published by community networks in Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, Ecuador, the United States and Mexico.

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HRC45: Civil society presents key takeaways from Human Rights Council

1 month 3 weeks ago

Fourteen organisations share reflections on the outcomes of the 45th session of the UN Human Rights Council, as well as the missed opportunities to address key issues such as deadly migration routes at EU and US borders and the human rights situations in Algeria, Bolivia, China, Egypt and India.

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APC community: What did we achieve from 2016 to 2019?

1 month 4 weeks ago

From 2016 to 2019, we worked for the APC community of members, allies and partners to be strengthened as a network and to work collaboratively to use the internet and ICTs for social and environmental justice, gender equality and sustainable development. How far did we get? Check it out!

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Use and development: What did we achieve from 2016 to 2019?

1 month 4 weeks ago

From 2016 to 2019, we worked for civil society actors, women’s rights and sexual rights advocates to have the capacity to confidently use the internet and ICTs, and to engage critically in their development. How far did we get? Check it out!

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Internet governance: What did we achieve from 2016 to 2019?

1 month 4 weeks ago

From 2016 to 2019, we worked for internet-related and ICT policy processes to protect the publicness of the internet and to be accessible, democratic, transparent, accountable and inclusive. How far did we get? Check it out!

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Unshackling Expression: The Philippines Report

1 month 4 weeks ago

The Foundation for Media Alternatives, in collaboration with the Association for Progressive Communications and the Cyrilla Collaborative, is proud to share, “Unshackling Expression: The Philippines Report.”

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India: Amnesty International forced to halt work

2 months ago

Amnesty International India announced that it is halting its work in the country after the Indian government froze its bank accounts in an act of reprisal for the organization’s human rights work.

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APC at the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum 2020

2 months ago

The APrIGF 2020 is taking place on 27-30 September. APC is actively supporting its members and networks as they engage in this space, and APC staff are part of the Multistakeholder Group (MSG), Programme Committee, Drafting Committee and Virtual Working Group.

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Call for solidarity: How the international community can show support for Thai protesters

2 months ago

On the anniversary of the 2006 Thai coup, protesters will once again gather at Thammasat University in Bangkok, Thailand, to call for political changes and democratic reforms. Students as young as 14 years old have been at the forefront of the protests, with some groups demanding ten key reforms, among them the revocation of the lese-majeste law and the pardoning of all those jailed due to this law.

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Strengthening community networks in South Africa: Activities, results and lessons learned from a Pilot Mentoring project

2 months ago

The "Pilot Mentoring Project to Develop Community Networks in South Africa" was implemented from October 2019 to April 2020 in the field by Zenzeleni Networks NPC, through an agreement between APC and the UK Government's Digital Access Programme. What follows is part of our effort to capture the activities, results and lessons learned from the Pilot Mentoring project.

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