Below is a list of future events relevant to internet rights in Africa.
FIFAfrica17: Register today!

It is time to register to participate in the Forum for Internet Freedom in Africa (# FIFAfrica17). Come and share your ideas, experiences to contribute to a free, secure and open internet in Africa.

West Africa Forum on Internet governance (WAIGF)

The 9th edition of the West Africa Forum on Internet governance will take place in Benin under the theme "Digital security for socio-economic development and peace in West Africa"

Roundtable on protection and promotion of human rights online

The meeting, which will take place between 26 and 28 May 2017 at the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) headquarters, will gather representatives of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) from across the African continent to discuss and strengthen their understanding of some of the most pressing human rights challenges facing the continent today. Among the issues addressed, participants will consider how the internet can become be a true enabler of…

Stockholm Internet Forum (SIF)

The Stockholm Internet Forum (SIF) is an international forum for in-depth dialogue and discussions on how a free, open and secure internet promotes human rights and development worldwide. The theme of is " access and power".

The aim of this forum is to bring together policymakers, civil society representatives, activists, business representatives and technical community representatives.

The SIF focuses on the global south and half of the…

Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa (FIFAfrica) 2017

Save the date!!!
The Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) and APC are happy to announce the date and location for the Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa (FIFAfrica) 2017.

59th Ordinary session of the African Commission on Human and People's Rights

The 59th ordinary session on the African Commission on Human and Peoples's Rights is taking place from October 21st to November 4th, 2016

Access to information day (#AccessToInfoDay)

Celebration of the 1st edition of the "International day for Universal Access to Information": Access to information is a fundamental human right. @Africanetrights

Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa 2016 (#FIFAfrica16)

Upcoming... another event that is committed to advancing an understanding and upholding of internet freedoms and how they impact media freedom, free expression, and privacy for a range of civic actors ( journalists, HRDs, sexual minorities, women, political actors etc )

South Africa National IGF

Want to hear even more about the African Declaration on Internet Rights and Freedom? the South African national IGF (#ZAIGF) is here: Two days (Sept 22-23) of exchanges on a multi-stakeholder platform in Johannesburg, South Africa. Session on "Internet and human rights/Freedom of expression" animated by Emilar Vushe (@emilarvushe) of APC

African School on Internet Governance

Have you ever thought about the massive and significant role that the internet plays in the world? The fourth African School on Internet Governance will be held in Durban, South Africa, from 11 to 15 October 2016