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Association for Progressive Communications
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body, philosophy (APC) A world-wide organisation of
like-minded computer networks providing a global
communications network dedicated to the free and balanced flow
of information.
The APC defends and promotes non-commercial, productive online
space for NGOs (Non-Governmental Organisations) and
collaborates with like-minded organisations to ensure that the
information and communication needs of civil society are
considered in telecommunications, donor and investment policy.
A few of APC's partner organisations include The Institutefor Global Communications (USA), GreenNet (UK), Nicarao
(Nicaragua) Enda-Tiers Monde (Senegal) and GlasNet (Ukraine).
These organisations serve people working toward goals that
include the prevention of warfare, elimination of militarism
and poverty, protection of the environment, human rights,
social and economic justice, participatory democracy,
non-violent conflict resolution, and the promotion of
sustainable development.