A truly remarkable experience in discussing internet governance in APIGA 2019 – Silver Ng

A 5-day-4-night internet governance forum, taking place in Korea, have finally come to an end. There are a few remarkable moments or learning that I would like to write it down. Talking about the forum, we have gone through a few moderating session. The hardest thing is about concentration. Before the topic, it is important […]

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An opportunity to explore and interact – Samik Kharel

Participating in APIGA 2019 as a NetMission Ambassador was an exciting endeavor.  The title served two purposes at the same time- as a participant and a facilitator. As a participant, I got an opportunity to explore deep into Internet governance issues and its new ramifications. While as a facilitator, I was sharing my knowledge with […]

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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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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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