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Asia Pacific Regional Group

Current record of the existing national IGFs in Asia Pacific regional group:

National IGFs in Asia Pacific Regional Group

Name About 2016 and 2017 Annual Meeting Information 2016 and 2017 Annual Meeting Report
Afghanistan IGF The Internet Governance Forum Afghanistan (IGFA) was established in 2017.
It aims at  addressing issues of relevance for the respective community of Afghanistan. It brings diverse stakeholders under a single platform to discuss challenges and propose solutions. 

29 - 30 March 2017,
Kabul, Afghanistan

Bangladesh IGF

Bangladesh national IGF was launched in 2016 year.

It provides a domestic independent forum in Bangladesh aiming to engage different stakeholder groups into the discussion on Internet governance. It helps to create partnerships, coalitions and dialogues that demonstrate best practices and help move policy forward.

29 September 2016,
Dhaka, Bangladesh

Bangladesh IGF Annual 2016 Report
China IGF
(Status pending)

China national IGF was established in 2017.

The objective of the China IGF is to maximize the opportunity for an open and inclusive dialogue and the exchange of opinions on Internet governance and technology trends for all stakeholders.

Status pending  
Japan IGF

Japan national IGF was established in 2016.

Its main goal is to create a unique place for all stakeholders of this respective community to discuss the issues related to Internet governance.

Nepal IGF

National IGF of Nepal was established in 2017 year.

Nepal IGF Declaration indicates that the main objective of this IGF is to promote and encourage open and inclusive dialogue and exchange of ideas among all stakeholders involved with Internet governance related issues. It focuses on the organization of the annual meeting, as well as on the capacity building, raising awareness, creating new opportunities for this respective community and bringing new perspectives to it, all in regards to the Internet governance.

18 - 19 August 2017,
Kathmandu, Nepal
Pakistan IGF

The national IGF of Pakistan was established in 2017 year.

It aims for creating a platform for discussion, dialogue, exchange and collaboration on Internet Governance issues. 

TBA, 2018  
Sri Lanka IGF

Sri Lanka national IGF was organized in 2015 year.

Its main objective is to reinforce active citizenship in people and participates in the development of intercultural and intergenerational dialogues.

    16 - 18 May 2017,
 Colombo, Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka IGF Annual 2016 Report
Indonesia IGF

Indonesia national IGF was established in  2012 year.

It aims at achieving the highest principles, as signed in the Indonesia IGF Declaration.

    15 November 2016,  
Jakarta, Indonesia



Note: The above information are being published as received.

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