[NRIs List] IGF 2022 Youth Track – outputs and way forward

Hongera brother Keith, you are trailblazer, keep it up!

On Wed, Jan 4, 2023 at 11:56 AM Keith Andere via KICTANet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> Dear Barrack,
> Thank you so much for the kind words. The Youth IGF continues to thrive
> because of the back up and support of KICTANET and many others in this
> list.
> We remain grateful for all the support and mentorship accorded to us.
> Looking forward to another fruitful engagement in the IGF this year.
> Peace and Light
> Keith!
> On Thu, Dec 29, 2022 at 9:15 AM Barrack Otieno <otieno.barrack@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Listers,
>> This is to commend our Youth for active and meaningful participation in
>> the just concluded global IGF. @Keith Andere <kephand@gmail.com> has
>> been our Youth representative at the African Internet Governance Forum
>> Multistakeholder Advisory Group and a champion of the Kenya IGF Youth
>> track. To Keith , Valerie and the army of KeSIG alumni, well done.
>> Regards
>> ———- Forwarded message ———
>> From: Anja Gengo <anja.gengo@un.org>
>> Date: Fri, Dec 23, 2022 at 2:11 PM
>> Subject: [NRIs List] IGF 2022 Youth Track – outputs and way forward
>> To: Igfregionals@intgovforum.org <igfregionals@intgovforum.org>
>> Dear Colleagues,
>> The IGF 2022 Youth Track culminated with the IGF 2022 Global Youth Summit
>> hosted in Addis Ababa. Dozens of Youth IGFs and young people delegated by
>> the national, sub-regional and regional IGFs worked hard throughout the
>> year to unpack policy aspects of digital transformation. Long-term, the
>> track resulted in wonderful connections between young leaders from around
>> the world.
>> Several important messages youth sent to the world shortly after the
>> Global Youth Summit. Thanks to the rapporteurs* (**Ines Hfaiedh, Cynthia
>> Chepkemoi, Thoko Miya, Elisabeth Schauermann, Stella Teoh,* *Ananda
>> Gautam, Phyo TL and Afi EDOH**) *the messages are available at the IGF
>> website. They are an integral part of the final IGF 2022 Summary Report,
>> which is now being formatted. It will be widely disseminated to
>> stakeholders across the world. Please see the *messages here*
>> <www.intgovforum.org/en/filedepot_download/257/24058>.
>> *How do we want to shape the IGF 2023 Youth Track based on the experience
>> and lessons learnt from this year? Please do share your advi**c**e to
>> guide us through the **IGF Takingstock Call*
>> <www.intgovforum.org/en/content/taking-stock-of-igf-2022-and-suggesting-improvements-for-igf-2023>*
>> open until **16 January 2023**.*
>> I use this opportunity to thank all of you for active support to youth
>> track, to all the youth IGF leaders involved in the organization of the
>> track, *listed here*
>> <www.intgovforum.org/en/content/igf-youth-track>, to all the
>> speakers, moderators and rapporteurs of the four capacity development
>> workshops and the Global Youth Summit.
>> Best regards,
>> Anja