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ICANN Announces Participants NextGen@ICANN63

30 July 2018

LOS ANGELES – 30 July 2018 – Today, The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced the names of the selected candidates for the NextGen program at ICANN63. This meeting will take place in Barcelona, Spain, from 20 to 25 October 2018.

The 12 participants are currently engaged in studies related to the fields of data protection, law, and computer engineering in European universities. Three additional participants who attended previous ICANN public meetings with the NextGen program will now serve as ambassadors for these newcomers.

An independent selection committee assessed the applicants and selected the successful candidates based on their current studies and interest in the Internet ecosystem, global policy, and Internet governance.

The candidates selected as ICANN63 NextGen participants are:

Anastasia Sendrea College of Europe, Bruges
Austin David Ruckstuhl United Nations University CRIS
Christina Kalogeropoulou National Kapodistrian University of Athens
Jan Dohnal Masaryk University
Jana Misic University of Leipzig
João Pedro Damas Martins University of Coimbra
Maria Korniiets Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
Natalia Dulkowska University of Warsaw
Sabrina Wilkinson Goldsmiths, University of London
Stefan Filipovic University of Belgrade
Teresa Quintel Uppsala University and University of Luxembourg
Ualan Campbell-Smith Oxford Internet Institute

The participants selected as ICANN63 ambassadors are:

Desara Dushi ICANN58
Razoana Moslam ICANN60
Sarah Ingle ICANN61

Click here for more information about the NextGen program<.>


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