[sdnog] FW: ** INVITING APPLICATIONS for the 2018 Ambassadors to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Programme **

Fahd Batayneh fahd.batayneh at icann.org
Tue Jul 3 06:40:36 SAST 2018

For those interested in the Internet Governance Forum in Paris, France on 11-14 November, the below is a call for applications to attend a fellowship by the Internet Society.


Date: Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 12:10 AM
Subject: [menog] ** INVITING APPLICATIONS for the 2018 Ambassadors to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Programme **

Dear All,

The Internet Society is inviting applications for its 2018 Ambassadors to the Internet Governance Forum (IGF). IGF Ambassadors will gain valuable insight and experience through their exposure to a range of stakeholders and discussions from numerous disciplines across the Internet ecosystem, and ultimately benefit from their immersion in the IGF week of activities.

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) serves to bring people together from various stakeholder groups as equals, in discussions on public policy issues relating to the Internet. While there are no negotiated outcomes, the IGF informs and inspires those with policy-making power in both the public and private sectors.  At their annual meeting delegates discuss, exchange information and share good practices with each other. The IGF facilitates a common understanding of how to maximize Internet opportunities and address risks and challenges that arise.


Ambassadorships will be awarded through a competitive application process. The current selection round is for the following:

** 13th Internet Governance Forum (IGF), November 11-14 November, 2018 in Paris, France **


Information about the IGF Ambassadors programme and the application links for First-Time and Returning Ambassadors can be found at the below link:



2 July, 2018                  Open Call for Applications
22 July, 2018                Close Call for Applications
3 August, 2018             Notify Successful Candidates

I encourage you to apply for this opportunity or pass this information about the programme to individuals in your network that have a keen interest in the Internet governance and policy activities of the IGF.

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Niel Harper at harper at isoc.org<mailto:harper at isoc.org>.


Niel Harper
Director, NGL & Fellowships
Internet Society
1775 Wiehle Avenue
Reston, VA 20190
Email: harper at isoc.org<mailto:harper at isoc.org>
Skype: OlokunBB

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