Experience in APIGA 2018 – Joyce Chiu

“As one of the youth organizers of APIGA, the most impressive part is getting the hands-on experience in moderating the model conference and various interactive sessions, and, achieving growth of oneself. It is never an easy job when it comes to drafting the format of distinctive sessions and drilling the possible way of discussion of […]

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Mock ICANN session in APIGA 2018 – Ming Yip

Playing a part in APIGA was an eye-widening opportunity. Having co-organized multiple sessions in APIGA, I discussed internet governance issues with participants and guest speakers from different professions and backgrounds. Their ideas and sharing of their experience were very insightful and I benefited a lot from that. Among different sessions, the preparation sessions and the […]

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Enhancement Unlocked with Two APIGAs – Sherry Shek

I attended two APIGAs so far as a NetMission ambassador, consecutively in 2017 and this year 2018. I was invited to be one of the ambassadors to help organise Model ICANN Meeting back in APIGA 2017 and I was overwhelmed by the intense knowledge and information as a first-timer. I did not feel I achieved […]

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Approachable Internet Governance: TWyIGF and New gTLDs – Dmitry Kuznetsov

As important as internet governance issues are, it is sometimes hard to convey them in a way that can engage those who are not “in the know”. Of course, some topics such as online privacy or censorship appear often in the public sphere and are thus relatively easy to present in relation to personal experiences […]

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Blockchain: New Internet Governance challenges – TWIGF 2018 – Alvin Ho

Taiwan Internet Governance Forum (TWIGF) was held from 13-14 July 2018 at the Telecommunication Training Institute of Chunghwa Telecom in Banqiao. Out of 16 workshop sessions in total, there were 2 issues about blockchain. It represents the growing interest in blockchain as a vital technology. We use blockchain because of its immutability and its decentralisation, […]

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