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IGF 2019: NRIs Preparatory Process

IGF 2019: NRIs Preparatory Process

The NRIs Network works toward achieving joint objectives: 1) integration in the IGF 2019 by organizing several sessions and hosting a booth; 2) Strengthening the IGF 2019 intersessional work by contributing with good practices; 3) Advising on IGF improvements; 4) Exchanging good practices among NRIs to improve national and regional processes. On these, the NRIs Network meets bimonthly virtually. All NRIs meetings are open to everyone. Below are the summaries of the NRIs meetings and other announcements.

2019 NRIs Meetings Summaries:


  • Session Guidelines: NRIs consultations closed on 27 May 2019 on this DRAFT. 
  • Joint/Main session proposal under development in this document.
  • NRIs Call for determining topics of mutual interest CLOSED on 1 May 2019, 23:59 p.m. UTCInputs submitted so far available here.
    • 137 different inputs received from 45 NRIs
    • Initial analysis indicated that the biggest interest is focused on the: 1) Digital Inclusion and Accessibility; 2) Cyber-security, Trust and Privacy; 3) Human Rights. The notion of new digital technologies was intersecting with the majority of inputs.
  • NRIs Collaborative Sessions selected. The overview of all proposals is available here.


Contact Information

United Nations
Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

Villa Le Bocage
Palais des Nations,
CH-1211 Geneva 10

igf [at] un [dot] org
+41 (0) 229 173 411