IGF 2017 WS #90 Achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda in a Digital Future: Where Do Youth Stand?

Short Title
Achieving the 2030 Agenda :Where do youth stand?

Proposer's Name: Ms. Khouloud Dawahi

Proposer's Organization: iGMENA

Co-Proposer's Name: Mr. Donovan Guttieres

Co-Proposer's Organization: UN Major Group for Children and Youth


1. Mr. Donovan Guttieres, Civil Society, United Nations Major Group for Children and Youth (UN MGCY) 2. Ms. Khouloud Dawahi, Civil society, iGMENA 3. Mr. Michael Oghia, Civil society, Youth Coalition on Internet Governance interim steering committee member 4. Ms. Hiba Abbas, Intergovernmental, Sudan Network Operators Group “SdNOG” & ZAIN Operator 5. Ms. Chenai Chair, Technical community, Researcher & Communications/Evaluations Advisor, Research ICT Africa 6. Ms. Sharada Srinivasan, Civil society, CTIC Research Fellow, 1 World Connected, University of Pennsylvania Law School 7. Mr. Ephraim Percy Kenyanito, Civil Society, Article 19 Africa 8. Ms. Meicen Sun, Civil Society, PhD Student, Political Science Department, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Discussion facilitation:
Session 1. Welcome / Introduction / workshop outline (10 mins)

Workshop Facilitator / Moderator: Ms. Dawahi Khouloud

Session 2: Brief Structured Presentation on youth-led initiatives (20mins)

Mr. Mark W. Datysgeld (Latin America)
Mr. Michael Oghia (Europe )
Ms. Chair Chenai (Africa )

Session 3: Guided Panel Discussion (35 mins)

Ms. Katherine Townsend (Panel Chair)
Mr. Mark W. Datysgeld (Latin America)
Mr. Michael Oghia (Europe )
Ms. Chair Chenai (Africa )

Ms. Sharada Srinivasan
Ms. Meicen Sun

Session 4: Q&A and Contributions from Audience, in-person and remotely (20 mins)

Session 5: Final Conclusion and Closing Remarks (5 mins)