finally, some updates about workshops related to youth (and not limited youth participation issues!)
The different workshops organized directly or indirectly by the Youth Coalition on Internet Governance and partnering with some organization like Diplofoundation :).
Please add those dates to your agenda:
- Workshop #70 "Policy, governance, and participation: Harnessing all aspects of the net for youth activism"
The panel include some new faces (and really young)of people having experience in youth activism. many of them will attend their first IGF.
- Workshop #69 "Internet for youth - beyond safety issues"
Reiterating the experience of youth workshop with panel of young experts, the topics are beyond the usual subject of youth participation and highlights some issues from youth perspective, panelist will bring topics like copyright or open data.
- Workshop #119 "Core Internet values and the principles of Internet Governance across generations"
We all talk about IG, what about its principles? an interesting experience of intergenerational panel from Internet pioneer to young users.
In addition to those workshop, the youth coalition will held its first DC meeting at IGF at Wednesday, 14:15-16:15 , room 9. it is open to everybody and it is good opportunity for those interested to join the youth coalition to attend and to meet the coalition members (the mailing list is http://groups.google.com/group/ycig
in the case that you cannot attend (:( ),please don't forget about remote particiaption channels but also following tweets having the hashtag #igf10 and those #ws69 , #ws70, #ws119 and #dc5
my personal twitter id is @rafik
PS for the youth coalition website, we are trying to put more content for IGF and we will try to put more there, please visit http://www.ycig.org/
PPS the youth group at diplo network will be updated too, please stay tuned