My First YIGF & APrIGF – Jasmine Ko

This is my first regional Internet Governance Forum(IGF), yet I am representing and the class of NetMission.Asia 2019 as one of the organizers of yIGF 2019. My first Asia Pacific Regional IGF (APrIGF) began without any prior experience but ended with unforgettable achievement. Youth IGF 2019 was a breakthrough for us, it is my pleasure […]

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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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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┬ábreak-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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