• IGF 2017

      IGF 2017: Geneva, Switzerland

      Shape Your Digital Future! 

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      IGF 2015: João Pessoa, Brazil

      Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development

       

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    • IGF 2018

      IGF 2018: Paris, France

      The Internet of Trust

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    • IGF 2016 Podium

      IGF 2016: Jalisco, Mexico

      Enabling Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

       

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    • IGF 2019

      IGF 2019: Berlin, Germany

      One World. One Net. One Vision

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EGM Report Open for Comment

The report of the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on IGF improvements and how the IGF can help advance digital cooperation is open for comment, until 26 May 2022. All are invited.  

Read the April Newsletter

Our April newsletter is posted! Catch up on all the latest developments and those to come, including capacity development workshops and IGF WSIS participation. 

IGF 2022 Dates

The dates for the 17th IGF have been confirmed as 28 November-2 December 2022. All stakeholders are invited to start planning their participation. 

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The 17th IGF

The 17th annual IGF meeting will be hosted by the Government of Ethiopia in Addis Ababa from 28 November to 2 December 2022, under the overarching theme: Resilient Internet for a Shared Sustainable and Common Future. The IGF 2022 Call for Session Proposals, focused on the programme's five themes, is now open until 3 June. IGF 2022 intersessional work is also underway.

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Preparing IGF 2022

Preparations for IGF 2022 are ongoing. The First Open Consultations and MAG Meeting was held online from 23 to 25 February. It discussed the calls for feedback & improvements, as well as the call for thematic inputs. The Second IGF 2022 Open Consultations and MAG Meeting will be hosted at the United Nations Office at Geneva from 6 to 8 July 2022

IGF 2021 Outputs

The Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was hosted by the Government of Poland under the overarching theme: ‎‎‘’Internet United’’

 

IGF 2021 Summary Report: Internet United

The IGF 2021 Summary report outlines key highlights of the IGF 2021 process and 16th annual IGF meeting. It also contains the thematic messages.

Click here to get the Summary

Messages from Katowice IGF and other IGF 2021 outputs

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Amazon

Afilias Global Registry Services

AT&T

Community DNS

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) - Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS)

Government of Germany

The Internet Society (ISOC)

Number Resource Organization (NRO)

Politecnico di Torino

The Walt Disney Company

European Commission

European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)

Government of Japan

Government of the Republic of Korea

NIC-MEXICO

NIKKEI DigitalCORE

UNINETT Norid

MCADE, LLC.

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks

Government of Norway

Microsoft Corporation

China Energy Fund Committee

Google

IGFSA

Facebook

Coordination Center for TLD RU

Summit Strategies International

Danish Internet Forum

Government of Finland

Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

Government of the United Kingdom

Ribose Inc

Verizon

The Internet Society Foundation

Nic.at The Austrian Registry

Verisign

Government of Switzerland

auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator

Government of the Netherlands

Government of Sweden

European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association

Nominet UK

CISCO

Government of the United States

The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)

Tides Foundation

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