African Regional Group
This national IGF was established in 2019. Its main purpose is to provide a multistakeholder platform for the Botswana community to discuss Internet governance issues.
The national IGF of Burkina Faso was organized in 2014. It aims to provide an open and inculsive multistakeholder platform for the Burkina Faso community to discuss issues related to Internet governance.
The Cameroon IGF was established in 2017. Its main objective is to provide a unique platform for the multistakeholder community of Cameroon to discuss Internet Governance matters of relevance.
This national IGF was established in 2020. Its main goal is to provide a multistakeholder platform for open and inclusive discussion of Internet governance issues.
The DRC IGF was established in 2017. Its main objective is to allow different stakeholders in the DRC to engage in discussions on issues pertaining to Internet governance.
The Gabon IGF was established in 2015. It aims to provide a platform for discussing national Internet governance issues and connecting the national community to regional and global processes of relevance.
The Ghana IGF was established in 2014 with the overall goal to provide a unique space for different stakeholders from this respective community to share information, develop a dialogue, and provide recommendations on key Internet issues.
The objective of the Liberia IGF, of which the first meeting was in 2020, is to create an Internet governance discussion platform for all stakeholder groups of this respective country.
The Madagascar IGF was recognised in 2020. It aims to provide a multistakeholder platform for discussion of Internet governance matters of the community's priority.
The Malawi IGF was established in 2015. Its main objective is to facilitate discussion on Internet governance issues among different stakeholders from this community.
The Mauritius IGF, founded in 2017, is a collaborative leadership event that encourages policy dialogue between State and Non-State actors and amongst stakeholders on the issue of Internet Governance. The Mauritius IGF tries to group together all stakeholders whereby they are treated equally in their role of dialogue. It gives an exclusive space for people to interact and develop solutions concerning Internet problems. Mauritius IGF aims at providing a forum at the national and regional levels that engages industry, government, academicians, educational institutions, media, and civil society on debates about Internet Governance issues. The importance of the issues is directed towards stakeholder’s empowerment, of all disciplines, gender and ages.
The Mozambique IGF was organized in 2014. This IGF aims to increase the ability of different stakeholders in the country to identify and discuss issues related to the Internet.
The Nigeria IGF was established in 2013. This initiative aims to provide a sustainable national forum that engages industries, the government, lawmakers, academia, civil society, and other stakeholders in a strategic national debate on Internet governance.
This national IGF was established in 2014. It serves as a forum engaging different stakeholders in the country in discussions on Internet governance issues.
The South Africa IGF was organized in 2016. It serves as a unique space to bring different stakeholder groups together to discuss issues related to Internet governance from the perspective of their respective communities.
The South Sudan IGF was established in 2019. The initiative serves as a multistakeholder forum for public policy dialogue on issues of Internet governance in South Sudan.
The national IGF of Sudan was established in 2018. Its main objective is to provide a multistakeholder platform where different Sudanese communities can discuss matters pertaining to Internet governance.
The Tanzania IGF was established in 2009 and recognized by the Secretariat in 2018. Its main goal is to engage different stakeholders in multistakeholder discussions on public policy issues related to key elements of the Internet.
This national IGF was established in 2015. Its mission is to bring together different national stakeholders to discuss Internet governance issues relevant to their respective communities.
The Tunisia IGF was organized in 2012. It provides a space for inclusive multistakeholder discussions on Internet governance issues in Tunisia and worldwide.
The Uganda IGF was established in 2006 with the objectives to recognize relevant Internet governance issues in Uganda, to raise awareness about these, and to build a consensus on national and regional positions.
The Zambia IGF was established in 2019. It is an open and inclusive space facilitating dialogue on Internet governance issues of relevance to people in Zambia.
This national IGF was launched in 2015 as a multistakeholder platform for public policy dialogue on issues of Internet governance in Zimbabwe.