IGF 2017 WS #230 Youth participation in Internet Governance

Short Title: 
Youth participation in Internet Governance

Proposer's Name: Mr. Menno Ettema
Proposer's Organization: Council of Europe - No Hate Speech Movement
Co-Proposer's Name: Ms. Ruxandra Pandea
Co-Proposer's Organization: Youth Department - Council of Europe
Co-Organizers:
Ruxandra Pandea, Youth Department - Council of Europe
Regina Jensdottir, Council of Europe, Children’s Rights Division

Agenda: 

0-5’ Introduction to the workshop and participants
5-30’ Youth participation – exploring new forms of participation, online participation and participation in the Internet governance discussion with:
• Marko Grdosic, Advisory Council on Youth
• Regina Jensdottir, Children’s Rights Division, Council of Europe (tbc)
• Jade Boivin, Youth advocate Canada
• Peterking QUAYE, Youth IGF Movement, Liberia (video link)
30’-60’ Exploring the ladder of participation of young people in Internet Governance with the participants. The interactive excercise aims to explore what still needs to be done in terms of rights, means, opportunities, space, support in making youth participation genuinly possible.
60’-70’ Presentation of the recommendations of the seminar on Youth participation in Internet governance by a participant in the seminar (remotely/ online)
70-90’ Discussion of the recommendations, additions from participants, conclusions.

Contact Information

United Nations
Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

Villa Le Bocage
Palais des Nations,
CH-1211 Geneva 10
Switzerland

igf [at] un [dot] org
+41 (0) 229 173 678