Internet Governance Forum IGF Youth Ambassadors Program

2019 IGF Youth Ambassadors Program

The program started in 2007 with the aim to increase participation to the Internet Governance Forum of high potential young professionals (ages 20-40) with a strong interest in Internet Governance that can provide subject matter expertise and facilitate the exchange of information and best practices with key stakeholders by participating in the meetings. In the…

Digital Grassroots Ambassadors For 2019

Apply To Be Digital Grassroots Ambassadors For 2019

The Internet Governance Forum that took place at the United Nations in Geneva from the 18th to the 21st of December 2017 had the theme: ‘Shape Your Digital Future.’ Internet Society Youth Fellows saw the need to increase youth participation in Internet Governance Issues. Even though we are digital natives, young people are secluded from the decision…

Youth@IGF Fellowship Programme

2018 Youth@IGF Fellowship (Fully Funded To France) | Diplomacy Opportunities

Many young people age 18-25 are the first generation of adults to grow up not knowing the world without the Internet. For those who do not have access, they are some of the people that are pushing hardest for it. Young people are shaping online culture in so many ways. They use the Internet to meet people around…

Youth@IGF Programme

Youth@IGF Programme (Fully Funded) | Diplomacy Opportunities

This is part of the Internet Society and partners’ commitment to ensure that the next generation of Internet leaders are primed to advance an Internet of opportunity for all. As a result of these efforts, many young people are now contributing to the Youth Special Interest Group and to regional meetings, such as the African…