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Larus Foundation Contest

This essay contest is organized to promote youth advocacy on Internet Governance. It also aims to inspire society to learn from the young minds and to think about how each of us can make a difference on the Internet.

The Importance of Internet Governance

Internet Governance has shaped the evolution and use of the internet with minimization of cybercrime to ensure complete security of data as well as life safety. If Internet Governance is done properly, the internet can remain a great motor for the future of humankind and its social and economic development.

Please  write a personal essay in response to the following prompt:

“ Why should we care about Internet Governance? And how can we act on it? “


Essays must be submitted by students enrolled in university.
All nationalities are welcome to participate in the contest.
Essays must be 700 words or less, in English, excluding essay title. Essays must be typed.
Only one entry per person is accepted.
Essays must be original and unpublished. Plagiarized entries will be rejected.
Copyright of the essays entered will be assigned to the organizer.
Entries missing any of the above information will not be considered.
If you have questions, please consult the FAQ section below.

Entries must be submitted via e-mail:


Entries must be received by Wednesday, October 7th 2020 ,11:59 am (London Time)


The winner will receive a cash prize of and a certificate from the LARUS Foundation


The LARUS Foundation

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