Overcoming the fear of speaking up at APrIGF 2019 – Mandy Chan

Organizing the yIGF 2019 and participating in the APrIGF were great challenges for a beginner like me in internet governance, who came across with a lot of new issues related to IG there. Still, I have no regret in doing so because I had a wonderful experience there. Understanding how the synthesis document works and […]

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From YIGF to APrIGF 2019: My experience in Vladivostok – Steven Chen

As an inexperienced YIGF organizer and baby in Internet governance, it is easy to imagine how daunting it was to speak up, especially in more technical sessions such as those about IDN. At first, our new YIGF participants were also completely silent in the face of the APrIGF sessions. There was a fear rooted in […]

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HKyIGF 2019

Hong Kong Youth Internet Governance Forum 2019 Cheers to another successful HKYIGF! On May 25th our NetMission Ambassadors hosted the 2019 edition of the Hong Kong Youth Internet Governance Forum at the Hong Kong University. The theme of the event was FinTech and digital economy. The forum would not have been complete without the participation […]

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NetMission 2018/19: History of “My Internet” – Samik Kharel

Internet came very naturally to me. No one would have thought about it, but I was one of the “Internet bourgeois” back then in Nepal. Not many people in Nepal had that access to the World Wide Web, though it was a popular term. It was around 1997-98, the first time I witnessed the ecosystem […]

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HKyIGF 2018 fellow at IGF 2018 – Angel Ng

As the internet is becoming more and more prevalent, it is important to pay more attention to the digital world. Being a technophobe, I joined the Hong Kong Youth Internet Governance Forum to step out of my comfort zone and enrich myself. Never did I think that this activity will bring me to the “real” […]

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