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This section features articles that are meant to inform readers about perspectives, issues and debates around certain topics considered relevant within the ICT arena, as well as highlights about all those activities and themes that matter to the APC network and the spaces we engage in.

Advocating around technology, the environment and a sustainable world: GISWatch at the IGF 17 December 2021 By APCNews

The inputs from the speakers collectively built on a key takeaway from this edition of GISWatch, that the burden of environmental destruction and pollution falls disproportionately on communities that experience discrimination, marginalisation and exclusion.

APC co-founder Carlos Afonso inducted into Internet Hall of Fame 16 December 2021 By APCNews

The APC community celebrates this well-deserved recognition of the contributions made by Afonso, who was one of the original founders of APC over 30 years ago and has continued to play an active and invaluable role in the network up until today.

GenderIT: New edition features infrastructures of resistance and community networks hacking the global crisis
GenderIT: New edition features infrastructures of resistance and community networks hacking the global crisis 15 December 2021 By GenderIT

In this second year of living in times of inequality exacerbated by the global health crisis, this special edition of GenderIT.org explores how intersectional approaches in community networks have been transforming these realities by embodying infrastructures of resistance and bringing hope to their...

CITAD launches first Nigerian School of Community Networks
CITAD launches first Nigerian School of Community Networks 07 December 2021 By CITAD

CITAD has just launched the first Nigerian School of Community Networks, where members of rural communities will learn how to create and manage community networks as a means of bridging the connectivity gaps in the areas where they live.

APC at the IGF 2021: Daily highlights
APC at the IGF 2021: Daily highlights 06 December 2021

Here are some highlights on the participation of APC and its members at the annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF), the United Nations’ most significant multistakeholder platform for discussing internet governance. 

APC at the Internet Governance Forum 2021
APC at the Internet Governance Forum 2021 01 December 2021 By APC

APC is mobilising for the 16th annual Internet Governance Forum, from 6 to 10 December 2021. This page is your go-to resource.

“Come together”: APC launches new guide on planning and designing online events
“Come together”: APC launches new guide on planning and designing online events 30 November 2021 By APCNews

What do you need to consider when designing an online event? What are the core principles for safer and more accessible events? APC has collected its learnings from over 30 years of online work in a new guide that covers everything from initial planning to going live to winding down. 

Routing for Communities: An online film festival about community networks and people decentralising the internet for change
Routing for Communities: An online film festival about community networks and people decentralising the internet for change 26 November 2021 By APCNews

The Local Networks (LocNet) initiative, led by APC in partnership with Rhizomatica, invites you to take part in the premiere screening of these creative and inspiring short videos produced by communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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