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Human Rights, Gender & Youth

IGF 2018 DC Internet Rights and Principles: Sustainable Futures: The Internet, Human Rights, and Environmental Issues

The IRPC Meeting will focus on the emerging relationship between the - built and natural - environment and future internet designs, terms of access and use, data and content management. Be there to establish a new agenda for this important issue-area



IGF 2018 Pre-report

Main Session Human Rights, Gender and Youth #HRGenderYouth #IGF2018

Session Title: The importance of human rights as a direct link to Gender, Youth and Equality

Date: Tuesday, 13 November, 2018 

Time: 16:30 to 17:50

Session organizers:

Renata Aquino Ribeiro - MAG member - Civil Society - LAC

June Parris - MAG member - Private Sector - LAC

IGF 2018 LIGHTNING SESSION #11 Empowering women through Digital Markets: the case of Ayitic Goes Global


Presenter Name: Carolina Caeiro

Organization: LACNIC

Stakeholder Group: Technical Community

Regional Group: LAC

Gender parity in the workforce and women underrepresentation in the ICT sector are two major factors in the future of work. Ensuring women’s access to the digital economy, particularly in the least developed countries is a significant policy challenge.

IGF 2018 LIGHTNING SESSION #2 The DNS and Children’s Rights

Subtheme: Child Online Safety

The session will shed light on the iinterrelatedness between the Domain Name system and children's rights. It will elaborate on the various options to ensure children's rights to freedom of information, to particpate and play, and to protection are respected and fulfilled in regard of domain names allocation.

Key issues for the discussion:

Contact Information

United Nations
Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

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

igf [at] un [dot] org
+41 (0) 229 173 411