The YouthLACIGF is an initiative born from the growing community of Latin American youth interested in issues related to the Internet. Given the active role that the youth have started taking, this new space is created with multi-sectoral characteristics, as a forum for debate of new ideas and perspectives to encourage the creation of lines of discussion that will be taken to other forums.
Given the ongoing situation with the slow vaccination process and the travel restrictions related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 6th YouthLACIGF is going to be an online conference. The event will take place online, on October 9-10, UTC-3.
Thus, the Youth Observatory has elected three thematic areas for this year’s YouthLACIGF:
We are launching the second edition of the Open Course on July 1, 2021.
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List of YouthLACIGF Ambassadors 2021:
List of YouthLACIGF Ambassadors 2020:
The brilliant young minds organising the YouthLACIGF
Criminal Lawyer and Regional Engagement Director -Latin America and the Caribbean for Youth Observatory. Latin America and the Caribbean Representative for Youth Coalition on Internet Governance
Juliana Novaes is a Law Student at the University of Sao Paulo also enrolled in a double-degree program at the University of Lyon. She is a researcher in the tech-policy field and a digital rights activist. She is currently part of the Directive Council of the Internet Society's Youth Observatory (Youth SIG) and an Internet of Rights Fellow at ARTICLE 19. Her main areas of interest are digital economy, digital media and telecommunication regulation.
Lawyer at Curitiba and São Paulo (Brazil), graduated in Law from the Federal University of Paraná (Brazil) and master's candidate at empresarial law at the University of Coimbra (Portugal). Researcher at GEDAI/UFPR, with national and international publications. Part of the Board of Directors of Youth Observatory, as Head of Editorial Commission, and member of ISOC's Brazilian Chapter. ISOC Youth Ambassador 2020 @ IFG 2019.
Paola Gálvez Callirgos received her law degree from Universidad de Lima, where she specialized in privacy, cybersecurity and digital economy regulation. She has worked as a regulatory lawyer advising public entities as well private multinationals. Paola is an ISOC Internet Governance Forum Youth Ambassador fellow, member of the board of the Youth Observatory and a diversity advocate, writer and speaker on the topics she's most passionate about.
BA in Communications Studies and M A in Cultural Studies. Born in Cartagena, Colombia and re invented myself in Rosario, Argentina. LGBTQI+ Artivist, proud non binary person, co creator of Ruta Trans, Digital Rights activist, total believer of open software/open access because knowledge and technology belongs to all of us and extremely proud Linux user.
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