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Successful Candidates Announced for ICANN63 Fellowship

17-Jul-2018 | Source : AG-IP News | Visits : 1667

LOS ANGELES – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced the 45 individuals from 39 countries that have been selected to participate in the ICANN Fellowship Program at ICANN63 Annual General in Barcelona, Spain, from  October 20-25, 2018.

According to ICANN, the successful candidates represent all sectors of society including, civil, government, ccTLD operations, academia, business community, technical, security, and end user groups.

The Fellowship Program seeks out individuals who are interested in, or already engaged in, the various aspects of ICANN's work in policy building, the operation of the Domain Name System, and the security and stability of the global Internet. The goal of the program is to help create a broader and more diverse base of knowledgeable constituents. Priority is given to candidates currently living in underserved and underrepresented communities around the world, representing diversity of gender, sector, region, experience, expertise, and financial need. The ICANN org received a total of 471 applications for the ICANN63 Fellowship Program.

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