Group leader at the Asia Pacific Internet Governance Academy ( APIGA 2021 )

Group leader at the Asia Pacific Internet Governance Academy ( APIGA 2021 )

I am very excited to be a group leader at the Asia Pacific Internet Governance Academy ( APIGA 2021 ). I, Imran Hossen will lead group 2 in APIGA 2021.
The Asia Pacific Internet Governance Academy – APIGA is a capacity-development program focused on Internet governance that is targeted at youth leaders from the Asia Pacific – APAC region. APIGA 2021 is co-hosted by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers – ICANN and the Korea Internet & Security Agency (KISA). It is organized in collaboration with regional organizations including the Asia Pacific Network Information Center (APNIC), DotAsia Organization, the Internet Society (ISOC), Asia Pacific Top Level Domain (APTLD) etc.

APIGA 2021 Groups and Members

Group LeadersGroup #Participant NameGenderEconomyStakeholder Group
Jan Jacob Jansalin1Asyraf MierzaMMalaysiaPrivate Sector
Phyo Thiri Lwin1Aung KhongMMyanmarAcademia
 1Dahyeon HwangFSouth KoreaStudents
 1Ella HilderFAustraliaStudents
 1MH MasumMBangladeshPrivate Sector
 1Sana NisarFPakistanStudents
 1Sang-Oun LeeMSouth KoreaGovernment
Manju Chen2Eunwoo JooFSouth KoreaAcademia
Imran Hossen2Hong-Fu MengMChinese TaipeiPrivate Sector
 2Jamila AhmadiFAfghanistanStudents
 2Le YangFChinaStudents
 2Lwin PaingMMyanmarStudents
 2Mac Andre ArboledaMPhilippinesAcademia
 2Seungyong KimMSouth KoreaPrivate Sector
Yeseul Kim3Debora ChristineFIndonesiaAcademia
Ariff Azam3Dongeun KimFSouth KoreaStudents
 3Jongwon ParkMSouth KoreaStudents
 3Madan PandeyMNepalGovernment
 3Maristela MirandaFPhilippinesPrivate Sector
 3Masae ToyomaFJapanCivil Society
 3Suraj SinghMIndiaStudents
Elliott Mann4Dikshya KhadgiFNepalStudents
Felicia Yunike4Jisoo YangFSouth KoreaStudents
 4Nan HaoMChinaIGO
 4Pavel FarhanMBangladeshAcademia
 4Phoumen BunMCambodiaGovernment
 4Puteri Binti HishammuddinFMalaysiaTechnical
 4Ryosuke SawayamaMJapanIGO
Miru Lee5I-Ping PanFChinese TaipeiStudents
Bea Gueverra5Namkha ZangpoMBhutanPrivate Sector
 5Shradha PandeyFIndiaStudents
 5Sothi KhornMCambodiaGovernment
 5Tomas KemmeryMAustraliaCivil Society
 5Yan MyintMMyanmarCivil Society
 5Yeonhee ShinFSouth KoreaStudents
APIGA 2021 Groups

About the APIGA 2021 Program

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, APIGA 2021 will be specially adapted from its original 5-days in-person program into a new format combining virtual participation with a hybrid event day. 

  • APIGA 2021 will take place virtually between 1st October and 12 November 2021, including the hybrid event day.
  • The program will last six (6) weeks. Sessions will take place twice a week with preparatory work in between. 
  • Sessions will tend to be in the latter part of the day to better accommodate the schedules of students and young working professionals.
  • The hybrid event day will allow participants in South Korea to gather in person while all other participants in the region gather online. This takes into account that the pandemic situation is unlikely to allow regional travel to resume while the situation in South Korea remains relatively stable.
  • More details on the APIGA 2021 Program page.

Read the ICANN announcement on APIGA2021 here

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