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IGF 2023 Opening Press Release
UN Secretary-General António Guterres opened the 18th IGF, calling for a human rights and human-centered approach to digital cooperation. Read the opening press release!
Japanese IG School Hosts Pre-Event
The School on Internet Governance Japan will hold an event 7 October before the start of the 18th IGF in Kyoto, on "Empowering Youth Towards 'Internet We Want'".
Book Meeting Rooms in Kyoto
A number of private bilateral meeting rooms are available to book for participants of the 18th IGF in Kyoto. Access our self-reservation system here and below!
IGF Community Updates
Donors to Trust Fund
auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator
The Internet Society Foundation
The Internet Society (ISOC)
Government of Finland
Government of the United Kingdom
Nic.at The Austrian Registry
Danish Internet Forum
Government of the Republic of Korea
Government of the United States
The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)
Government of Japan
Coordination Center for TLD RU
European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)
China Energy Fund Committee
Brazilian Internet Steering Committee
Government of Switzerland
Government of Sweden
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) - Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS)
Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia
European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association
Government of Norway
The Walt Disney Company
Government of Germany
Summit Strategies International
Afilias Global Registry Services
Government of the Netherlands
Politecnico di Torino
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
Number Resource Organization (NRO)
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