The Eighth South School on Internet Governance (SSIG) will be held at the Organization of American States (OAS) Headquarters in Washington, D.C., USA. The event will take place from March 29 to April 1, 2016. The official languages for this activity are English and Spanish and the entire event will be transmitted via webcast in order to encourage broad participation.
The General Secretariat of the OAS and CCAT-LAT are pleased to offer two types of fellowships:
- Fellowships that include registration, lodging and partial meals. Beneficiaries of these grants will be responsible for covering the costs of air travel and other incidental expenses.
- Fellowships that include only registration and participation in this activity. Beneficiaries of this grant will be responsible for covering the costs of air transportation, lodging and other incidental expenses.
Apply for a grant here
Candidate selection will take into account professional background and gender, geographic and multi-stakeholder balance. Public officials, private sector representatives, civil society actors, academia and end users are invited to apply.
Since 2009, more than 1100 participants from 27 countries have received grants to participate in the South School on Internet Governance. These grants are possible thanks to contributions from different private sector, governmental and non-governmental (NGO) actors.
All participants that are selected to participate in the SSIG will have access to a certificate of attendance, academic material, as well as different cultural activities taking place in Washington, D.C.
The SSIG was established as a space to learn about internet governance in the region and to create networks of contacts and expertise within Latin America and the Caribbean.
We look forward to seeing you at the 2016 South School on Internet Governance at OAS Headquarters in Washington, D.C.!