Youth Internet Governance Forum to kick off Friday


Two- day Bangladesh Youth Internet Governance Forum (YIGF) will kick-off on Friday.

It will be held through virtual platform due to the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown.

The program will start at 3:00 pm and end at 6:00 pm every day, according to a press release.

Youth Internet Governance Forum (YIGF) Bangladesh is an initiative under the umbrella of the Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum (BIGF) in conjunction with the United Nations Internet Governance Forum (UNIGF). It is a multi-stakeholder, youth, and youth women-led platform to engage in Internet governance-related issues.

Prominent experts in the tech industry and from the Internet Governance community will address the participants in this program on Youth IGF Bangladesh Influencer Hunt & Youth Ambassador Activity 2021, Youth Internet Governance, Social Media Against Humanity, Internet Addiction of Children and Adolescents in the Context of COVID-19 in Bangladesh: Causes, Effects, Side Effects, and Way Forward, Youth Entrepreneur-Domain Name Registration Process and Security, Empowering youth: Big Data & IoT, Conundrum of Cyber Value-system and Malpractices, OTT (Over the Top) & Digital Content Monetization, Regional & Local Participation in Internet Governance (IG), Government Opportunity For Youth: Training & Grants, etc.

Stakeholders from the government, civil society, private, technical community, academia, youth, and media will participate in the Youth Internet Governance virtually (Zoom platform).

Source: United News of Bangladesh