The Youth Dialogue on Internet Governance (YOUthDIG) is a yearly pre-event to the European Dialogue on Internet Governance (EuroDIG) aimed to foster active youth participation.
This year, both meetings are hosted at the Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy. We will gather 30+ young people from all over Europe for a 3-day YOUthDIG programme (June 8-10, 2020) and EuroDIG (June 11-12, 2020) in which we are going to discuss key topics of Internet governance and policy, network with experts, and draft the 2020 Youth Messages. These messages are policy recommendations, and will be presented at EuroDIG, and the UN Internet Governance Forum.

If you are interested in Internet policies, want to exchange on hot topics in media, innovation, cybersecurity, human rights, literacy and more, apply to participate!

Eligibility criteria
  • between 18-30 years old;
  • residing in Europe
  • showing interest in Internet governance, and motivation to actively participate in YOUthDIG and EuroDIG
How to participate
The call for applications is open from February 1 to February 21, 2020. Please complete the application form before the deadline to be considered.
The selection process by the EuroDIG Secretariat and the YOUthDIG Planning Team will be completed by March 8, 2020. All applicants will be notified. Successful applicants have to confirm their participation, otherwise the spot will be given to someone on the waiting list.
In order to receive funding (travel, accommodation, meals), participants have to:
  • participate in preliminary webinars (dates TBA)
  • actively participate in YOUthDIG and EuroDIG onsite
  • be a remote moderator in at least one EuroDIG session (Please see the draft programme at the wiki.)
YOUthDIG covers:
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner during YouthDIG (8-10

EuroDIG Youth Dialogue on Internet Governance 2020 for Young Europeans (Funded)

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