My experience in the Townhall session of APrIGF – Ming Yip

I was opining on the synthesis document in the townhall session of APrIGF 2018 from the youth perspective. I wished to emphasize the importance of working guidelines for the enforcement bodies, so as to maintain the balance between cybersecurity and individual privacy protection. Aside from this, I also delivered the closing remark of the APryIGF. […]

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Experience in APIGA 2018 – Joyce Chiu

As one of the youth organizers of TWIGF and APIGA, the most noteworthy aspects were gaining hands-on experience in moderating the model conference and various interactive sessions, and, my own personal growth. It is never an easy job when it comes to drafting the format of different sessions and preparing for the possible ways discussion […]

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Mock ICANN session in APIGA 2018 – Ming Yip

Playing a part in APIGA was an eye-widening opportunity. Having co-organized multiple sessions in APIGA, I discussed internet governance issues with participants and guest speakers from different professions and backgrounds. Their ideas and sharing of their experience were very insightful and I benefited a lot from that. Among different sessions, the preparation sessions and the […]

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Enhancement Unlocked with Two APIGAs – Sherry Shek

I attended two APIGAs so far as a NetMission ambassador, consecutively in 2017 and this year 2018. I was invited to be one of the ambassadors to help organise Model ICANN Meeting back in APIGA 2017 and I was overwhelmed by the intense knowledge and information as a first-timer. I did not feel I achieved […]

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Approachable Internet Governance: TWyIGF and New gTLDs – Dmitry Kuznetsov

As important as internet governance issues are, it is sometimes hard to convey them in a way that can engage those who are not “in the know”. Of course, some topics such as online privacy or censorship appear often in the public sphere and are thus relatively easy to present in relation to personal experiences […]

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