The 2020 edition of the Nigerian Youth Internet Governance Forum (NYIGF) is convened by the Nigerian youth Internet stakeholders as part of the 2020 Nigerian Internet Governance Forum in line with the principles of the United Nations Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF).
This year we meet ONLINE for the annual forum event.
Pre-event webinar on 16 September 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM UTC
Main Forum event on 23 September 2020, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM UTC
Theme: “Shaping a resilient Internet for societal sustainability”
Pre-event Webinar Agenda: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xHTlUyNcX8LWldUjrT-tDt6CigBfmoh0P0rs8zxWCFE/edit#gid=0
Main Forum Event Agenda: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1xHTlUyNcX8LWldUjrT-tDt6CigBfmoh0P0rs8zxWCFE/edit#gid=0
The theme for the 2020 NYIGF event “Shaping a resilient Internet for societal sustainability” addresses the need to build strong telecommunication infrastructure, policies, and standards within Nigeria. This has been made obvious from the high dependence on Internet technology in light of the novel coronavirus pandemic.
The following sub-themes for the event will discuss specific issues highlighted by the NYIGF community to map out a way forward for addressing arising opportunities and challenges within the society;
Our organizing committee members are dedicated to creating a safe and enabling online participatory experience for our community members. REGISTER FOR THE EVENT HERE to receive step-by-step guidelines on how to efficiently connect and participate in the pre-event webinar and the main forum event.