The Association for Progressive Communications (APC) is an international network of social technology organisations dedicated to empowering and supporting groups working for social justice and sustainable development through the strategic use of ICTs since its founding in 1990. Through the Communications and Information Policy Programme (CIPP) and the APC Women's Networking Support Programme (WNSP) APC is implementing global and regional ICT policy projects that raise awareness, build capacity, tools and information resources to strengthen civil society participation in decision-making.