South Sudan Internet Governance Forum 2022

It is with great pleasure that The Internet Governance Forum( IGF) South Sudan invites media houses in Juba to this year’s Internet Governance Forum (Conference).

The Internet Governance Forum is an open and inclusive multi-stakeholder forum where public policy issues related to key elements of Internet governance issues, such as the Internet’s sustainability, robustness, security, stability, and development are discussed to find solutions.

The theme for this year’s IGF is “Towards a holistic approach to Internet Governance in South Sudan: Consumer Rights, Competition, and universal access.”

At the annual IGF event, participants from academia, private sector, government, technical community and the civil society discuss exchange information and share good practices. The IGF helps to facilitate a common understanding of how to maximize Internet opportunities and address existent and foreseeable challenges through a bottom-up, multistakeholder, open, transparent, and inclusive manner.

Date: 23rd September 2022

Venue: Palm Africa Hotel

Time: 9 AM – 4PM C.A.T

For media comments contact:

Poni Henry

Tel: +211919629965


The South Sudan Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is taking place on the 23rd September 2022.

The theme for this year’s IGF is “Towards a holistic approach to Internet Governance in South Sudan: Consumer Rights, Competition, and universal access”.

To be part of the participants, kindly submit your application using the link below…/1FAIpQLSeJomP2iW4hac…/viewform

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

The South Sudan School of Internet governance  is a 3-day training that focuses on teaching a select group of stakeholder the basics of internet governance, technical standards,  and key policy emerging issues related to the internet development in South Sudan. The training is very competitive and selection is done based on set criteria  by the IGF committee which looks at each application and evaluates its strength while looking at the diversity of the applicants and inclusion of under-represented groups. This year SS-IGF aims to have 30 participants who will undergo the School of internet governance and award certificates at the end of the training.

Some of the topics offered at the training include.

  1. Internet Policy
  2. Cyber Security
  3. Privacy and Data protection
  4. Internet standards
  5. Community Networks
  6. Access to information and freedom of expression

Who is to apply?

The IGF is a multi-stakeholder forum that draws its membership from the following stakeholder groups: Anyone falling in any of these categories is very eligible to apply and attend.

  • Government
  • Private Sector
  • Civil Society
  • Academia
  • Technical Communities

Deadline: 13th March 2020