Items tagged "Civil Society"
Public Knowledge Joins Civil Society Groups to Defend Digital and Cultural RightsApril 7, 2016 Civil Society , Digital Rights , Human Rights , International
Today, Public Knowledge joins the Association for Progressive Communications and Article 19 in defending digital and cultural rights and the internet in the Americas at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights during public hearings.Read More
Review of PK/OAS Roundtable on Civil Society and Cybersecurity in the AmericasOctober 12, 2017 Civil Society , Cybersecurity , International , Internet Governance , The Americas
Last week, Public Knowledge and the Organization of American States (OAS) organized a joint roundtable on “Cybersecurity and Civil Society in the Americas,” which took place at the OAS headquarters in Washington, D.C. Thanks to the support of Open Society Foundations, the roundtable included civil society organizations from all over the Americans: Derechos Digitales, Instituto Brasileiro de Defesa do Consumidor (IDEC), ADC Asociación por los Derechos Civiles (ADC), Centro de Estudios Legales y Sociales (CELS), Karisma, TEDIC, Red en Defensa de los Derechos Digitales (R3D), CodingRights, InternetLab, Datos Protegidos, Ipandetec, Hiperderecho, Access Now, New America, and more. It also included the active participation of high-ranking members of the Canadian, American, Colombian, and Guatemalan governments, the Brazilian Armed Forces, and private organizations.Read More
ITU-WRC Process Should Be Participatory and Inclusive of All StakeholdersNovember 6, 2015 Civil Society , ITU , Transparency , WRC , WSIS
The 2015 World Radiocommunication Conference (WRC-15), which Public Knowledge has been closely monitoring, officially commenced this week in Geneva, Switzerland. Throughout the month of November, the decisions to govern our communications via airwaves – such as mobile broadband and public disaster radio communications – will be written into an international treaty called the Radio Regulations (RRs).Read More