Given the fact that more than 40% of the current population of Nepal is represented by the youth. This forum is initiated to provide the platform for the youth audience to learn about the issues of Internet governance and raise the opinions of youth in national and international policy discussions. This platform will also help in capacity building of youths representing different stakeholders in the emerging issues of Internet governance such as Digital Divide, Universal Access, AI Governance, Freedom of Expression online and more. yIGF Nepal follows the UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Principles being multistakeholder, open, inclusive, bottom-up, and non-commercial.
Youth is the biggest stakeholder group in the internet ecosystem and yIGF is there to prepare youths to get involved in policy making agendas. We are here to involve, encourage and capacitate youth people in internet governance issues and raise the voices of youth.