Internet Society IGF Youth Ambassadors Program 2024

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Application Deadline: October 20th, 2023

Each year, the Internet Society chooses fifteen young, passionate people to participate in the Youth Ambassador Program, equipping the next generation of Internet leaders to collaborate and innovate for a better world.
Do you want to:
✓ make a big impact on Internet governance in your community?
✓ receive training and connect with a network of key influencers in the Internet governance sphere?
✓ attend a key Internet event?
✓ gain access to a platform where you can raise your voice on Internet issues that matter to you?
✓ influence policies that defend the Internet?

Eligibility Requirements

All applicants must:

  • Be between the ages of 18-30 at the date of the submitted application
  • Have a high level of reading, speaking and writing skills in English
  • Be comfortable with public speaking and communicating positions
  • Have continuous access to the Internet during all the phases of the program as well as the appropriate equipment
  • Be able to dedicate a minimum of 4 hours per week during the full program duration
  • Have the availability to take part in weekly meetings and webinars, usually between 11h and 16h UTC
  • Be able to travel and hold a valid passport
  • Not have been previously selected as an Internet Society’s IGF Ambassador, IGF Youth Ambassador, Youth@IGF Fellow, or Youth Ambassador

Benefits

This program brings the opportunity to:

  • Attend a significant Internet event especially selected for you according to your preferences, profile, and location.
  • Deepen your subject expertise through specific Internet governance online training.
  • Broaden your advocacy, communications, project management, and leadership skills.
  • Engage and collaborate with key Internet stakeholders from around the world.
  • Be mentored by key Internet leaders and experts.
  • Develop the skills and connections needed to make more of an impact in your local community (and beyond!)

Timeline

– 2 October 2023: Online application submissions open

– 20 October 2023: Application submissions close

– Mid-January 2024: Final selection and program kick-off

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Internet Society IGF Youth Ambassadors Program 2023

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