Inside the Digital Society: Eight challenges for internet governance

2 months 3 weeks ago

At the IGF we often concentrate on specific themes which might be technical, like the domain name system, or more generic such as access or cybersecurity. The challenges I’m going to raise today are more fundamental issues that affect the internet as a whole.

leila

AfriSIG 2021: Does Africa really need the internet?

2 months 3 weeks ago

When discussions around access to the internet are raised, our thoughts turn to whether we have sufficiently solved the issues of poverty, health, education and energy to decide that internet access is a needed right in Africa. But COVID-19 has changed our view of the need for connectivity.

flavia

Advocating for human rights online and offline in 2020

2 months 3 weeks ago

We want people, especially those facing discrimination and oppression, to have greater power and autonomy through digital technologies to exercise their full range of human rights online and offline. Check out our achievements in this area in 2020.

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flavia

AfriSIG 2021: Sandboxes of our own

2 months 3 weeks ago

It is undeniable that our world today is a digital one. It is this world that young Africans are navigating today. Perhaps our play, our natural gravitation towards games, social media and movies, is our way of expressing our desire for mastery, and ultimately our claim on the internet.

Val

Co-creating a feminist internet in 2020

2 months 4 weeks ago

We want women and people of diverse sexualities and genders to participate in, shape and co-create the internet and digital technologies that reflect and respond to their lived realities. Check out our achievements in this area in 2020.

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flavia

AfriSIG 2021: Digital inequality in Africa

2 months 4 weeks ago

The 2021 African School on Internet Governance (AfriSIG) has brought together actors from digital ecosystems worldwide. It has been a golden opportunity for me and my community as I have learnt about several topics on internet governance.

Val

Enabling digital inclusion for the most vulnerable in 2020

2 months 4 weeks ago

We want people affected by exclusion, discrimination and inequality to be able to meaningfully use and shape the internet and digital technologies to meet their specific needs. Check out our achievements in this area in 2020.

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flavia

Launch of the Alliance for Encryption in Latin America and the Caribbean

2 months 4 weeks ago

The Alliance for Encryption in Latin America and the Caribbean, of which APC forms part, responds to our belief that a regional pro-encryption agenda will contribute to guaranteeing the development of the internet ecosystem together with the exercise of democracy and respect for human rights.

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flavia

Harnessing the collective power of communities in 2020

3 months ago

We want the collective power of communities within and beyond the APC network to be harnessed through existing and new relationships built around transformative actions and our shared visions. Check out our achievements in this area in 2020.

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flavia
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