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The RIGF 2022 Youth Special Course application round is open

As in the previous year, the Special Course for the Youth is going to be held before the Russian Internet Governance Forum (RIGF 2022). Students, postgraduates, and recent graduates interested in the development and use of the Internet and technologies are invited to participate in the Course.

Participants will receive detailed information on the topics of the sections of RIGF 2022 within the course. Together with invited experts, listeners will have a chance to discuss the main issues from the program, and then formulate abstracts that will reflect the youth's view of the current agenda. 

During the special course, participants will not only receive educational content but will also practice the skills of conducting discussions and asking the right and sharp questions, as well as master the tools for creating online group work on the Miro platform.
The participants of the special course will present the results of the work at the final section of the Forum.

For whom:
Students, postgraduates and recent graduates under 35

Key dates:

  • Application and qualifying rounds: until March 17th
  • Preparatory part: March 20 - April 4
  • Final part: April 6 – 8

To join the special course, please register and complete a test task that will help you to immerse yourself in the basics of Internet Governance and to understand the general context of discussions at RIGF 2022. You will receive a test task after registration, the deadline for completing the task is March 17 inclusive.

Preliminary program: Preparatory part
March 20th
10:00 – 11:30. Lecture 1st. Global Digital Compact;
12:00 – 13:30. Lecture 2nd. The Future of Distributed Ledger Technologies;

March 27th
10:00 – 11:30. Lecture 3rd. Counteracting destructive content in the World;
12:00 – 13:30. Lecture 4th. Ensuring human control over the use of AI;

April 3rd
10:00 – 11:30 Lecture 5th. Taxation of digital companies;
12:00 – 13:30 Lecture 6th Ecosystem regulation;

April 4th
19:00 – 21:00 Work on the formulation of final theses

Final part
April 6-8
Participation in the work of RIGF, presentation of the special course participants works results.