[AfrICANN-discuss] Youth at AfIGF
june.tessy at gmail.com
Tue Oct 11 08:15:56 UTC 2016
Unfortunately, I will not be in attendance on e ground.
Is there an option for remote participation, however? I'd be more than
willing to engage.
On 10 Oct 2016 10:14 p.m., "Kawsu Sillah" <kawsu.sillah at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear Colleagues,
> Greetings. Hope you are doing very well.
> As you maybe aware, the 5th African Internet Governance Forum
> <http://afigf.org/> (AfIGF) is scheduled for 16-18 October, 2016 in
> Durban, South Africa.
> Considering the importance of youth's involvement and leadership in IGF
> spaces, the secretariat of AfIGF has this year specifically allocated two
> activities for the youth. One is a parallel workshop dubbed "Youth and
> Internet Governance" to be held on October 16, from 2.30 to 4.30pm and the
> other one is a plenary session on "Youth Entrepreneurship and Innovation":
> Accelerating the Digital Transformation of Africa, to be held on October
> 18, from 9:00 to 10:15am. This session we are told will be
> moderated/chaired by the Under Secretary for Communication at the Ministry
> of Communications of Egypt.
> Currently, there is a team working with the Secretariat on the programme
> for the day.
> Against this backdrop, I am reaching out with an invitation to the fellow
> youth from various listservs, especially, those that are planning to participate
> at the forum in Durban and also to inquire about you participating in any
> of the sessions either as a speaker, moderator or rapporteur.
> Please respond asap to confirm your availability and I will share more
> details. In your reply, be kind to keep my colleagues on copy.
> Look forward to having you in Durban.
> Kind regards,
> --Team member Youth @ AfIGF 2016--
> Best Regards,
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> Kawsu Sillah
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