The Internet Society, in collaboration with CGI.brwant to bring young people to the centre of internet policy making.
Together with our partners, NIC.MX, the Government of Mexico, Microsoft and Verizon, the Internet Society have brought more than 160 youth to the Internet Governance Forum under the Youth@IGF program.
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 Internet Summit, EuroDIG, and others. Also, some of the Youth@IGF Fellows have created Civil Society Organizations, such as Digital Grassroots.
The best candidates for the online course.
The course will take 4 weeks to complete and include the following topics:
Top participants in the online course will be selected for the travel fellowship to the Internet Governance Forum
To be a top participant, you must show leadership, commitment and dedication, and have minimum of 90% participation rate on the online courses.
The fellowship includes:
The first phase of the selection process is based on Online Applications.
All applicants must be:
The selection committee also attempts to achieve professional, geographical, and gender diversity in the overall selections.