The International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a specialized agency of the United Nations responsible for information and communication technologies matters, currently opens the opportunity for youth from ITU Member States to be a part of the ITU Generation Connect Youth Envoys.

Generation Connect is a flagship initiative of the ITU Youth Strategy which aims at supporting youth involvement in amplifying their voices and views in ICT-related matters discussed on various activities and programs of ITU. The Youth Envoys is an opportunity for the youth generation to exchange and share their experiences and ideas on how they contribute to implementing meaningful connectivity and sustainable digital transformation and discussing how youth participation in countries can help shape the future information and communication landscape through strategies and initiatives supported by governments.

Youth Envoys from each country involved in Generation Connect could be eligible to join skill-building and internship opportunities and training and access the youth global network through participation in various selected regional and global ITU events and initiatives.

This program is voluntary and specified for youth eligible with these criteria:

  1. Aged between 18 and 24 years old on the date of the application deadline at 10 February 2024.
  2. Candidates from diverse educational backgrounds are welcome, including those from informal education backgrounds (without recognized academic degrees), if they can prove their knowledge or specific interest in ICTs, reflected in the implementation of the projects/activities they have led and/or played a significant role in. Education background in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM), Social and Human Sciences, and Law Studies would be an asset.
  3. Committed and dedicated to implementing the use of ICTs for educational purposes, socio-economic advancement, or youth empowerment, showcased in numerous ways of impactful activities/projects at a community, national, regional, or global level
  4. Have an interest in the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and/or related UN programs regarding digital inclusion and empowerment of youth through ICTs.
  5. Dedicated to helping vulnerable groups would be highly valued

For those who are interested in joining this program, please submit your application online before 10 February 2024 at Generation Connect Youth Envoys Application 2024 (

After fill out the required application data on the form, applicants are required to share a short biography (maximum 150 words) as well as their motivation to join this program in line with the eligibility afore-mentioned compulsory requirements and assets (maximum 600 words)

For the applicants, kindly report yourself after submitting your application to the Ministry of Communication and Information of the Republic of Indonesia by contacting Ms. Annisa (

Terms of Reference (ToR) of this program can be accessed here.