Asia Pacific School on Internet Governance 2020

25-26 September | Park Village Resort Kathmandu, Nepal



There are around 2.4 billion Internet users in Asia Pacific out of 4.4 billion globally today. There are around 5,000 ~ 10,000...


Park Village Resort Khatmandu, Nepal


25-26 September 2020

Speakers & Lecturers

tentative list of speakers and lecturers

Event Schedule

tentative schedule

Day 1 (25 September 2020, Friday)


Introduction to APSIG, Expectations, Standards of Behavior

Introduction to Internet Governance Topics

Internet Governance Ecosystem

(Organizations, Roles, Responsibilities)

Coffee Break

Access and Diversity

(Digital Divide, Multilingual Internet, UA/IDN, Diversity)

Governance of Names & Numbers (NeuStar)

Working Lunch

Digital Economy: Challenges and Opportunities

Privacy, Data Protection, Data Localization

Tea break

Emerging Technologies and IG

(AI/ML, IoT, Cloud, Mobile, Blockchain)

Gender, Youth and Internet Governance

Opportunities for engagement

Multistakeholder Roleplay

Dinner and Close

Day 2 (26 September 2020, Saturday)

Regional Challenges & Opportunities: Follow-up from APrIGF 2020


Discussions on IGF+ model : What is IGF+ model how can AP community contribute to the development of IGF + model?

Coffee Break

Ethics, Human Rights and Emerging Tech (AI/ML, IOT, Blockchain)

Fact Checking and Validation of Local Content

Working Lunch

Cybersecurity Incident

Online Security & Safety

Cybersecurity, IoT Security, Child Safety

Tea break + Photo session

Jurisdiction, Intermediary Liability, GDPR and related IG issues


Lightning Talks, Certificates


Event Venue

Event venue location info and gallery

Park Village Resort

Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu 44600, Nepal


For visa related information, please visit following Official Website of Department of Immigration, Nepal

Hotel 1

Radisson Hotel Kathmandu

3.8 km from the Venue

Hotel 2

Hotel Yak & Yeti

1.6 km from the Venue

Hotel 3

Traditional Comfort Boutique Hotel

0.8 km from the Venue



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