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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Bringing together youth across Asia for the good of the Internet!

Carrying on our momentum from November’s UNIGF in Paris, the NetMission Program for the 2018-2019 class has just begun! With us opening our doors to participants Asia-wide, we are happy to see a more varied and exceptional cohort than ever.   The NetMission Academy welcomes 30 new members, coming from all over the Asia Pacific […]

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