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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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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Asia Pacific Youth IGF & YMI Workshop in APrIGF 2018 – Jenna Fung

As a NetMission Ambassador, I was engaged in organizing the Asia Pacific Youth IGF in Vanuatu with two of my fellow ambassadors, Edward and Ming. In this session, we had both role-play discussion and open-floor discussion on various topics, including Internet access, gender equality, inclusion and diversity etc. We interchanged different ideas related to the […]

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