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      Preparing IGF 2022
      The 17th IGF, under the overarching theme Resilient Internet for a Shared Sustainable and Common Future, will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 28 November to 2 December 2022. The meeting programme is guided by five themes drawn from the Global Digital Compact in the UN

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    • IGF 2017

      IGF 2017: Geneva, Switzerland

      Shape Your Digital Future! 

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    • IGF 2015

      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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IGF Bilateral Rooms Available

Our self-reservation system for booking bilateral meeting rooms at the IGF 2022 annual meeting is now open. Book your room in Addis Ababa here

IGF 2022 Schedule

See the overall draft IGF 2022 Schedule here and linked below!

Meet the IGF Leadership Panel

The UN Secretary-General has appointed 10 distinguished members, joining 5 ex-officio members, to the inaugural IGF Leadership Panel. Read the ToR & member bios below.

IGF 2022

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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 on Resilient Internet for a Shared Sustainable and Common Future. The IGF 2022 Call for Session Proposals, focused on the programme's five themes, was open until 10 June. All session proposals received have been publishedIGF 2022 intersessional work is also underway.

MAG Meeting at UNOG
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 was 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

Click here to see more including the high-level addresses, press releases and other outputs

Donors to the Trust Fund


Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia

Government of Finland


The Internet Society Foundation


Government of the United States

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Politecnico di Torino

Afilias Global Registry Services

Government of Norway



Coordination Center for TLD RU

Government of Switzerland

European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

Government of Germany

Summit Strategies International

Number Resource Organization (NRO)


The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)

China Energy Fund Committee

Tides Foundation

Danish Internet Forum

Government of Japan

Nic.at The Austrian Registry

Microsoft Corporation


European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association

Government of Sweden

European Commission




auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator

The Internet Society (ISOC)

Community DNS

Government of the United Kingdom

Government of the Netherlands


Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks

Government of the Republic of Korea

The Walt Disney Company


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

Nominet UK

Ribose Inc

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The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) serves to bring people together from various stakeholder groups as equals, in discussions on public policy issues relating to the Internet. While there is no negotiated outcome, the IGF informs and inspires those with policy-making power in both the public and private sectors. At their annual meeting delegates discuss, exchange information and share good practices with each other. The IGF facilitates a common understanding of how to maximize Internet opportunities and address risks and challenges that arise.


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