2019 APrIGF Elections

Candidate Profile

Vice-Chair Position (2019-2021)


Title: Knowledge Management and ICT Specialist, Pacific Community (SPC)
Geographical Location: Fiji
Stakeholder Group: Inter-governmental Organisation

Anju Mangal works for the Pacific Community (SPC), a regional and International organisation providing technical assistance to the 22 Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs). As the knowledge management specialist, she coordinates and provides advice and support on the use of ICT for key sectors such as agriculture and rural development, knowledge management, social media and e-learning platforms in the Pacific. She has a Masters in Governance and Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer-Information Systems and GIS/Geography. Anju was a former member of the United Nations Internet Governance Forum Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG). She is an alumni of the Internet Governance Capacity Building Program in 2009 and was an ISOC Ambassador to the IGF in 2008 in Hyderabad, India, and a Commonwealth IGF fellow and member of the UN-Internet Governance Forum and Secretariat team in Azerbaijan, Egypt, Turkey and Indonesia. She was chosen to represent Fiji and the Pacific region to work as a fellow at the UN IGF Secretariat in Geneva, Switzerland. She continues to advocate on challenges faced by the Pacific countries in the area of ICT, knowledge management and Internet governance. Anju has been involved in the Global Internet Governance processes at regional and national level and continues to promote a multistakeholder approach and ensure that information is transparent and accessible to various stakeholders through various channels.


Other Nominees:

Vice-chair 2019-2021: Ms. Anju MANGAL | Mr. Fouad BAJWA | Mr. Aris IGNACIO | Ms. Mili SEMLANI

Chair 2019-2021: Mr. Rajnesh SINGH | Ms. Sylvia CADENA