Dear YCIG community,
It's time for the bi-weekly IG update! This update contains opportunities and events for Youth in the field of Internet Governance that we have come across. Please feel free to share these opportunities further and reach out to us at yout...@gmail.com if you know of any other opportunities or events that can be shared in the next update.
Early Career Fellowship (ECF) Symposium 2022
The ECF Symposium 2022 will take place online on 29 June from 12-15 UTC.
If you are interested in hearing how our Internet champions of today are shaping the Internet of tomorrow, then this is the forum for you. Whether you are an academic, a professional, a policymaker, a philanthropist, or simply an Internet enthusiast, this could interest you!
The Internet Society “Early Career Fellowship” empowers a new, diverse generation of Internet champions to bridge the gap between technology and policy and advocate for an open, globally-connected, secure, and trustworthy Internet.
More information can be found here (https://www.internetsociety.org/events/early-career-fellowship-symposium-2022/)
APNIC, APSIG & APrIGF - Registration opens
APNIC is pleased to announce that registration is open now for APNIC 54, APrIGF 2022, and APSIG 2022 held from 8 to 15 September at the Grand Hyatt in Singapore. The event is being held in both a face-to-face and online format. This is the first time in two years that APNIC is holding a face-to-face event, and is very pleased to hold it jointly with both APrIGF and APSIG. This is a great opportunity to participate in not just one, but three conferences in one location, and access technical and Internet governance content. The draft program is available, but stay tuned to the conference website for updates.
More information can be found here (https://conference.apnic.net/54/register/register/).
Registration for the 11th African IGF is open
The 11th Africa Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF-2022) will be held in a hybrid format from the 19th to 21st of July 2022 in Bingu International Conference Center, Lilongwe, Malawi.
NextGen@ICANN - Call for Applications
The applications for NextGen@ICANN for ICANN75 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia are still open until 1 July 2022. 18-30 years old - students currently living and studying in the region of the respective ICANN meeting.
More information can be found here (https://www.icann.org/public-responsibility-support/nextgen).
APrIGF 2022 - Call for Local Hubs
The call for local hubs for APrIGF 2022 is still open until 1 August 2022.
More information can be found here (https://ap.rigf.asia/news/2022/aprigf-2022-call-for-local-hubs/).
GigaNet Annual Symposium 2022 - Call for Papers
The call for papers for the GigaNet Annual Symposium 2022 is still open until 10 July 2022. More information can be found here (https://www.giga-net.org/call-for-papers-2022-giganet-annual-symposium/).
Applications are open for digital agriculture competition focused on accelerating entrepreneurial growth and job creation in the agriculture sector. More information can be found here 18-40 years old - Application Deadline: July 29, 2022
LACNIC Leaders 2.0
The 2022 call for proposals for the LACNIC’s Leaders 2.0 Program has been opened.
This is your chance to earn a research grant of $1500 USD and mentorship to develop community-focused, #InternetGovernance papers over a 3-month period. Thematic tracks include #InclusiveInternetDevelopment #SecurityAndTrust #InternetAndProductivity and #InternetFragmentationRisks.
Mozilla Is Seeking Senior Tech Policy Fellows - Apply Today
Mozilla is recruiting fellows who develop innovative policy and regulatory solutions that can make trustworthy AI a reality.
More information can be found here
Call for Applications for the 2022 Open Internet for Democracy Leaders Program
The Open Internet for Democracy Leaders is a unique cohort of global advocates from civic organizations, media, and the private sector who are passionate about protecting and promoting an open internet. The program aims to:
Empower emerging open internet advocates to advance internet policy discussions and organize for change in their country and/or region.
Strengthen the Open Internet for Democracy Community by connecting emerging open internet advocates with their global peers.
Youth Coalition on Internet Governance and YouthSG