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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Being sixteen at IGF 2018: Sharing from HKyIGF fellow – Faith Lee

Entrepreneurs like Zuckerberg. Content creators like PewDiePie. Philanthropists like Bill Gates. Casual users like you and me. All individuals alike, what began as a transnational infrastructure for merely communication and commerce has evolved into a uniquely universal realm that transcends all – the Internet. Its success stems from the way it was built and able […]

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Stand up for youth from the Asia Pacific at IGF – Jenna Fung

It has been a year since I have joined NetMission.Asia as a youth ambassador. After one year of being the NetMission ambassador, I could finally say that I can make our Internet a better place even if I can only make a small influence. NetMission is a good starting point for me, and IGF 2018 […]

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How has the Youth IGF made an impact on internet governance? – Edward Choi

This is my second journey for youth participation in Internet Governance. Last December, I, as a Hong Kong Youth Internet Governance Forum Ambassador, participated in the Global IGF. Moderating a break-out group discussion and being a panellist in a workshop had trained my strategy to negotiate and exchange ideas with experts. Bringing those experiences with me, […]

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