IGF 2019 WS #20 Empower young people to protect their privacy on internet

Organizer 1: Muriel ALAPINI, FGI BENIN
Organizer 2: Kossi AMESSINOU, Ministère du Plan et du Développement / Forum sur la gouvernance de l'internet au Bénin
Organizer 3: BIRARDA CARINA, CSIRT Centro de Ciberseguridad de la Ciudad de Buenos Aires Argentina

Speaker 1: Mamadou LO, Private Sector, African Group
Speaker 2: Chenai Chair, Civil Society, African Group
Speaker 3: Bignon Franck KOUYAMI, Civil Society, African Group

Policy Question(s): 

What mechanisms to put in place to ensure effective awareness of young people?
How to make young people aware of the importance of responsible behavior online?
What mechanisms are in place today to ensure a secure and secure Internet for young people?

Relevance to Theme: This workshop is in keeping with the theme because it will allow us to reflect on the urgency of informing young users, especially African users, about digital hygiene and the protection of their data on the internet.

Relevance to Internet Governance: This workshop is part of the governance of the Internet because promoting Internet access for all without educating and raising awareness does not ensure secure internet access


Birds of a Feather - Auditorium - 60 Min

Description: A question-and-answer session with participants to initiate reflections on the need to raise the awareness of Internet end-users. For an hour of time, participants on site and online and speakers will have exchanges around the theme. Previous questions studied and prepared by the organizing team will be asked to the speakers for 30 minutes. the last 30 minutes will be free exchanges under the supervision of moderators

Expected Outcomes: - Raise awareness of this threat to young Internet users
- Talk about actions that are already taking place
- Share existing good practices

Onsite Moderator: 

Muriel ALAPINI, Civil Society, African Group

Online Moderator: 

BIRARDA CARINA, Technical Community, Latin American and Caribbean Group (GRULAC)


Kossi AMESSINOU, Government, African Group

Discussion Facilitation: 

This session will deal with a theme that affects youth. For once the session is validated, we will take the time to communicate on social networks to prepare participants online for the session. We will also provide a live tweet during the session in addition to using the official IGF platform.

Online Participation: 

This official online plateform will help us to facilitate interactions between online participants and speakers.

Proposed Additional Tools: We are planning to also use Twitter with the official hashtag for the annoucement and during the session.


GOAL 4: Quality Education