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ECOWAS West African Internet Governance Forum (WAIGF) Scholarship Form 2023/2024

ECOWAS West African Internet Governance Forum (WAIGF) Scholarship Form 2023/2024

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Application Form Link Portal is open for 2023/2024 ECOWAS West African Internet Governance Forum (WAIGF) Scholarship Registration Form for Young Africa from Members of Ecowas. Get started under.

The school is structured as a three (3) day intensive learning program intended to introduce participants to Internet governance (IG) from the global and West African perspectives. The format will include fireside discussions with experts in the field and participation in the Policy and Regulation Initiative for Digital Africa’s (PRIDA) virtual training platform. Certificates will be issued to participants who successfully complete the training. The key areas covered by the program are:

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  • Evolution of the Internet and the history of Internet Governance
  • Mapping of Internet Governance processes and actors
  • Classifications of Internet Governance issues (infrastructure, legal, economic and development) from African contexts
  • In-depth analysis of opportunities and challenges of emerging issues (cybersecurity, digital economy, human rights) from the West African context
  • A practical exercise on a key Internet Governance issue affecting West Africa

Requirements/Eligibility for ECOWAS West African Internet Governance Forum (WAIGF) Scholarship

Stakeholders from West Africa are invited to apply. Prospective candidates should ideally be involved as key actors or decision-makers in Internet governance or ICT policy processes. They should also be able to contribute now or soon to IG activities or/and processes within their institutions, countries, continent and globally.

Candidates should be from all stakeholder groups including:

  • Youth and Women groups
  • Civil society
  • Private Sector
  • Media
  • Government offices and Regulatory agencies
  • Security and Defence forces
  • Academia and technical community
  • Archives, Libraries, and Documentation centers
  • Parliament
  • West African regional institutions, etc
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How to register for COWAS West African Internet Governance Forum (WAIGF) Scholarship Registration Form

To register online use this link portal: https://waigf.org/west-african-school-on-internet-governance-scholarship/

Women and youth are particularly encouraged to apply. Spaces are limited. Candidates are kindly requested to complete the online form

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