Can young people bring about better internet governance?
- Anna Iosif (Youth representative)
In this article, Anna Iosif reflects on her recent experiences in attending the New Media Summer School and EuroDIG events, and asks whether young people can influence a better internet through involvement in internet governance discussions.
- peer learn with youths from other European countries and backgrounds.
- discuss and exchange ideas with experienced net politics practitioners.
- work on the yearly youth statement to be presented at EuroDIG and the global Internet Governance Forum (IGF).
- prepare, with peers, further actions and campaigns to promote the voice of youth during EuroDIG.
- María José Velasquez Flores (Youth representative)
In this article, María José Velasquez Flores gives her views on why media and information literacy matters for young people, and why they should be encouraged to contribute to internet governance debates on such issues.
- Kimberly Anastácio (Youth representative)
Here, Brazilian researcher Kimberly Anastácio recounts how she got involved in the youth internet governance movement, and tells of how it has helped shape her subsequent career and opportunities.
- BIK team
How often do Europeans engage in discussions on public policy issues relating to the internet, namely on internet governance? And how many young Europeans are aware of the intrinsic importance of this topic or the ways in which they can actively contribute?