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ICANN63 in Barcelona – Insights from a BIK Youth Ambassador

  • Youth
  • 28/11/2018
  • João Pedro Martins, Youth Ambassador

Youth Ambassador João Pedro Martins tells us about his participation in the NextGen@ICANN programme and the ICANN annual meeting in October 2018.

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Safer Internet Forum 2018 – save the date

Save the date for Safer Internet Forum 2018 which will take place on Tuesday, 20 November 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.

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ICANN61 – a cross-community meeting

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is a non-profit corporation with responsibility for Internet Protocol (IP) address space allocation, protocol identifier assignment, generic and country-code top-level domain name systems, and root server system management functions. ICANN meetings are held three times each year in different regions of the globe to enable attendees from around the world to participate in person.

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Youth participation in internet governance

  • Awareness
  • 20/11/2017
  • Haris Kyritsis, Greek youth panelist

From 24-26 October 2017, a seminar titled "Youth participation in internet governance" was held at the European Youth Center in Strasbourg, organised by the Council of Europe (CoE). Its main aim was to find ways to engage more young people in the internet governance ecosystem. Here Haris Kyritsis, a youth panellist from Greece, reflects on his participation.

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"DIGital futures: promises and pitfalls": Insafe at EuroDIG 2017

"DIGital futures: promises and pitfalls" is the theme of this year's EuroDIG, taking place in Tallinn, Estonia from 6-7 June 2017.

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EuroDIG, the annual internet governance conference, starts tomorrow!

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? 

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Webinar on ICANN's role in shaping the internet for young Europeans

  • News
  • 03/06/2016
  • BIK team

A second youth webinar titled ‘What does ICANN do for the internet?' took place on Wednesday, 1 June 2016. It was attended by 23 youth panellists from the Insafe network of Safer Internet Centres (SICs) and 3 Youth coordinators. 

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Digital rights and citizenship

  • News
  • 02/06/2016
  • João Pedro, Youth ambassador, Portugal

Youth participation is an important aspect of the Better Internet for Kids strategy, and we regularly work with youth panellists and youth ambassadors from across the European network of Safer Internet Centres to gain their views on online trends and issues surrounding internet governance. Here, João Pedro, a youth ambassador from Portugal, shares his views on digital rights.

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Webinar on digital rights and citizenship for young Europeans

  • News
  • 27/05/2016
  • BIK team

On Wednesday, 25 May 2016, 25 youth panellists from the Insafe network of Safer Internet Centres (SICs) and 4 Youth coordinators attended a webinar on digital rights and citizenship.

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Internet Governance Week in Brussels, 25 – 29 January 2016

Following various events towards the end of 2015, such as the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in November and the review of the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) by the UN General Assembly in December, and summing up the EU Digital Single Market strategy, the last week of January 2016 has been dedicated to debating internet governance issues by EU policy makers in Brussels.

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