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Successful Candidates Selected for NextGen@ICANN58

05-Dec-2016 | Source : ICANN | Visits : 5923
LOS ANGELES - ICANN announced the names of fifteen individuals selected to participate at ICANN58 in Copenhagen, Denmark. According to ICANN, the candidates, who come from various universities in Europe, are actively engaged in studies involving policy, international relations, engineering, cyber security, law, and computer science. Five additional selectees will serve as ambassadors for these NextGen participants. The ambassadors have all previously attended an ICANN meeting as NextGenners.

The successful candidates are:

Chawana Huangsuntornchai - Leiden University
Clement Genty - Arts & Metiers ParisTech
Peter Cihon- Emmanuel College, University of Cambridge
Desara Dushi - University of Luxembourg
Olga Kyryliuk- National University of Kiev
Matthias Markus Hudobnik- University of Graz
Katharin Tai- University of Oxford
Luã Fergus Oliveira da Cruz- Nova University of Lisbon
Abderrahman Ait Ali- KTH Royal Institute of Technology
Valeriia Filinovych- National University of Kyiv
Yousra HSINA- Institut National des Sciences appliquées de Renne
Krishna Kumar Rajamannar- Hertie School of Governance, Berlin
Nertil Bërdufi- University of Tirana
Carolina Matamoros Ferro - Hertie School of Governance
Jacqueline Anita Eggenschwiler - University of Oxford
Rachel Pollack Ichou – Program Ambassador U.S.
Laurin B Weissinger – Program Ambassador Germany
Rusu Andreea Madalina – Program Ambassador Romania
Sheilla Ayot Nyeko - Program Ambassador Uganda
Stefan Kovac – Program Ambassador Serbia
Interested candidates were required to submit an online application and meet the initial program requirements, after which, an independent selection committee assessed the candidates. The committee selected the individuals based on their current studies and interest in policy and work related to the Internet ecosystem and Internet governance.

The NextGenners must commit to engaging with and learning from the ICANN community over the ICANN58 meeting week, as well as producing a 10-15 minute presentation related to the work of ICANN and their studies.
ICANN58 runs from March 11-16, 2017.

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