Application Form for the Hong Kong Youth Internet Governance Forum (HKYIGF) 2018
Hong Kong Youth Internet Governance Forum (HKYIGF) is a platform for local secondary school students to learn about Internet governance and voice out their opinions. Recognized by the IGF secretariat of United Nations, it also serves as the bridge to the wider Asia youth community and the global dialogue.

OBJECTIVES
- Build up a sense of digital citizenship of students in Hong Kong
- Engage and empower more youth on Internet Governance participation
- Provide a platform for youngsters in Hong Kong to speak up on the Internet Issues related to them
- Channel youth voices from Hong Kong to the regional and global Internet Governance dialogues

Outstanding participants would be selected as Ambassadors for Hong Kong, bringing their voices to the United Nation Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2018.

The dates of the events are as follows:

Netizen Boot Camp (7/7/2018-8/7/2018)
The 2-day overnight camp is a pre-summit training with interactive and fun activities to immerse participants with the current hot topics of the Internet related to young people such as fake news, social media privacy and security, AR/VR and STEM, etc. The camp features simulation games, multi-stakeholders role play which allows students to learn how to foster constructive discussions and drive towards a consensus.

Youth Internet Summit (21/7/2018) :
The Youth Internet Summit is a 1-day roundtable providing opportunities for the youth participants to share their views on the selected discussion themes with distinguished guests speakers from the Internet industry. The discussions from the Summit will be developed as a youth statement to be submitted to the IGF and shared among the global Internet community. Outstanding participants with full attendance of the camp will be selected to represent HKYIGF 2018 at the IGF.

Successful registration of the program requires full attendance of both events

Certificates will be awarded to participants with full attendance

23 - June : Deadline of application ( Sharp close by 23:59 )

Contact us : infohk@yigf.asia / Tel : 2244 7900

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