GISWatch 2011 offers timely commentary on the future of the internet as an open and shared platform that everyone has the right to access.
- Frank La Rue, UN Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression
The project is a great source of knowledge on different country perspectives on similar themes. I rely on GISWatch for research that I do on gender issues as it provides research on topical issues.The report development process provides a structure that authors can follow but still allows them to be flexible in their write up.
- Chenai Chair, Research ICT Africa, South Africa - GISWatch author
There is genuine need for the new spaces opened by this project , which at the same time sharing different country experiences building plat form for solidarity and supporting different communities to share their challenges and to show the state violations of its international HR obligation. The report development for me is a learning process and opportunity to meet other activists and defenders from different country sharing the same values and principles