Global Information Society Watch 2016
Economic, social and cultural rights and the internet

Coordinating committee

  • Anriette Esterhuysen (APC)
  • Valeria Betancourt (APC)
  • Flavia Fascendini (APC)
  • Karen Banks (APC)

Project coordinator

  • Roxana Bassi (APC)


  • Alan Finlay

Assistant editor, publication production

  • Lori Nordstrom (APC)


  • Valerie Dee
  • Lori Nordstrom

Graphic design
Phone: +598 2400 1685

Cover illustration

  • Matías Bervejillo

This work was carried out with the aid of a grant from the International
Development Research Centre (IDRC), Ottawa, Canada, as part of the APC
project “A rights based approach to internet policy and governance for the
advancement of economic, social and cultural rights”.
More information at:

APC would like to thank the Swedish International Development Coopera-
tion Agency (Sida) for its support for Global Information Society Watch 2016.

Published by APC and IDRC

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Global Information Society Watch 2016
ISBN 978-92-95102-69-9