Africa IGF Youth Travel Support For African Students

The African Internet Governance Forum Secreteriat is thrilled to extend a warm invitation to all passionate African youths to participate in the highly anticipated Africa Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2023, set to take place at the prestigious Transcorp Hilton in Abuja. As we prepare for this momentous event, we are excited to announce the Call for Travel Support, aimed at fostering inclusive participation and enabling aspiring attendees to contribute actively to the future of Internet governance in Africa.

We strongly believe the Africa IGF should be a space where all voices are heard, especially those of the continent’s vibrant youth. To this end, we are pleased to announce the Call for Travel Support to facilitate the participation of deserving Youths who might face financial constraints in attending the event.

If you are enthusiastic about contributing to the Africa IGF 2023 and require travel support, we encourage you to complete the application form. The application process is designed to gauge your passion for Internet governance, your potential contributions to the forum, and your financial needs to ensure a more inclusive representation.

About African IGF

The African Internet Governance Forum (African IGF).The Forum is a vibrant and inclusive platform that brings together stakeholders from across the African continent to engage in discussions and shape the future of Internet governance. The African IGF is dedicated to fostering open and inclusive dialogue on Internet governance issues that impact Africa. We aim to promote collaboration, knowledge sharing, and informed decision-making among diverse stakeholders, including governments, civil society organizations, academia, private sector entities, and technical communities.

Benefits of Africa IGF Youth Travel Support

We are pleased to offer two types of travel support:

  • Full Support: This comprehensive support package includes travel, accommodation, and local transportation.
  • Partial Support: This support package covers either travel or accommodation.

Qualification Requirements

  • Applicants must be African residents.
  • Applicant must be a youth ( Persons between the ages of 15 and 35 years )
  • Demonstrated interest in Internet governance, policy, or related fields.
  • Clear explanation of how attending the Africa IGF will benefit both the applicant and the continent.
  • Willingness to cover visa expenses independently.

Interview Date, Process and Venue

Important Dates:

  • Application Deadline: 7th August 2023
  • Announcement of Selected Participants: 18th August 2023 ( via Emails )

How to Apply

Interested and qualified? Go to African Internet Governance Forum (African IGF) on to apply

For more details, visit Africa IGF website on

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