The IGF Secretariat would like to welcome you to the IGF Web site. The design is aimed to make the site user-friendly and give it the ability to add on tools for better online collaboration. We welcome your comments and suggestions as we continuously try to improve our ability to foster dialogue on Internet governance.
This Web site aims to promote the Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI) of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). It tries to meet the highest standards set by the W3C.
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The Ninth Annual IGF Meeting will be held in Istanbul, Turkey on 2-5 September 2014.
[NEW] The Next Open Consultations and MAG meeting will be held on 19-21 May at the UNESCO Headquartes in Paris, France.
[NEW] The hotel list with preferential rates for UNESCO is available here.
Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on intent of the United States to Transition Key Internet Domain Name Functions
The IGF Secretariat is issuing a call for workshop proposals for the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum. Interested workshop organizers are kindly asked to submit workshop proposals through the online form that will be available on the IGF website from 25 March 2014. The deadline for submission is 15 April 2014. Please note that there can be no extension of the deadline. Before submission, workshop proponents are kindly asked to read the Workshop submission guidelines. A template of the online proposal form is available.
19-20 February Open Consultations and MAG meetings
The first round of Open Consultations and MAG meetings were held on 19-20 February 2014 in Room XIX at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.
Summary Report of the Open Consultations and MAG Meeting is available.
2014 Interim Chair
Under-Secretary-General Wu Hongbo has appointed Mr. Jānis Kārkliņš as Interim Chair of the Open Consultations and MAG meetings for the 2014 process. [PDF]
Preparing the 2014 IGF
Request for public input: The Secretariat put out a call for general reflections on IGF 2013 and recommendations for the IGF 2014 and suggestions or ideas for issues to be discussed at the 2014 IGF. Responses to this call are available under Contributions related to the Open Consultations February, 2014. A synthesis paper of the contributions is available.
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IGF Website Redesign
The IGF Secretariat is planning to redesign the actual website (www.intgovforum.org). You can send your comments in this section of the online forum regarding what you like and dislike about the current website and what would you like to see in the new one in terms of contents, layout and any other specific features. Learn more
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