YouthLACIGF 2020 Online Event for Young People from Latin America and the Caribbean

Deadline: 7 June 2020
Open to: young residents 18-30 years old, of the Latin America and the Caribbean region
Venue: 1-2 August 2020(Chilean Time Zone), Online


The YouthLACIGF is an annual event organized by the Youth Observatory (Youth Special Interest Group from Internet Society), a non-profit, international civil society organization, made up of young people from all over the world. The Youth Observatory is a Special Interest Group of Internet Society, focused on youth in Internet.

This year the event will be entirely online on August 1-2. Chilean Time Zone.

The online event will address these 4 thematic areas:

Online education and access to the internet. Digital Literacy matters!

Misinformation, problems with social media

COVID 19 related to privacy and cybersecurity in Latin America and the Caribbean region

Online democracies: a new model of democracies after the pandemic?


Submitting a proposal is free of charge, and all applicants are aware that no payment will be involved to run a session in the event;

– Applicants must be between 18 and 30 years old at the moment of application and reside in a Latin American and the Caribbean country;

– Applicants must be sure that they will have an available broadband connection to the Internet on the days of the event;

– All proposals should be created considering remote dynamics and participation of attendees (further details are provided in specific questions of the form);


Online event with the presence of prestigious speakers, from relevant organizations in the LAC region, with an agenda especially tailored with the topics of relevance for young people in Latin America and the Caribbean.

How to apply?

For more information please visit the official website.