ARTICLE 19 Internet of Rights Fellowship 2022 for public interest advocates


Application Deadline: March 2nd 2022

ARTICLE 19’s Team Digital is looking for public interest advocates to join the 2022-2023 Internet of Rights (IoR) Fellowship as part of the individual fellow’s cohort. This is a 12-month fellowship, beginning in April 2022.

The general goals of the IoR Fellowship are:
● To protect and promote freedom of expression, freedom of association, privacy, and other human rights in key Internet technical standards and policy bodies.
● To bridge the knowledge gap in these bodies regarding human rights and their relevance to Internet infrastructure.
● To support sustained and effective participation of civil society advocates in Internet technical standards and policy bodies.
● To support and champion the consideration of underrepresented people and communities in decision-making processes within these bodies.

The Fellowship runs for 12 months, beginning on April 1, 2022. During this year, each fellow will work closely with their mentor—a designated member of A19’s Team Digital. All fellows follow one of three tracks: Censorship, Connectivity, or Datafication.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit the following materials as a single .zip file to [email protected] by Wednesday, March 2:
1. Curriculum vitae (CV)
2. A statement of interest, indicating the following:
● How you intend to meet the goals of the Fellowship.
● A proposed 12-month workplan, including your key deliverables/outputs. (If you are selected, you will have the opportunity to revise this workplan; it is only requested at this stage to demonstrate your knowledge of the track you are applying for, internet governance, and human rights.)
● How you expect that these deliverables/outputs will create impact, in line with the goals of the fellowship and your selected track.
● How you expect that your project will help you sustain your participation in Internet governance beyond the life of the Fellowship.
3. Contact information for two references.

Successful applicants will be invited to interview with A19 staff in March.
Applicants from the global south, women, and other individuals that identify as part of underrepresented groups in Internet governance are especially encouraged to apply

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the ARTICLE 19 Internet of Rights Fellowship


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