The programme paper and schedule: The programme paper, which is a rolling document, contains the programme and schedule of the 2013 IGF annual meeting, including Pre-IGF events on 21 October.

Public input - Shaping the discussions

All organisers of national and regional IGF initiatives were  requested to respond to this survey. The deadline for responding to the survey has passed.

Online MAG meeting summaries :

Open Consultations and MAG meeting - May 2013

The second Open Consultations and MAG meeting were held from 21 May  to 23 May at the European Broadcasting Union, Geneva, Switzerland.

The summary report of the MAG meeting is available.

The transcripts

Open Consultations 21 May Morning Afternoon
MAG meeting 22 May Morning Afternoon
MAG meeting 23 May Morning Afternoon

 

Open Consultations and MAG meeting - February 2013

The Open Consultations and MAG meeting were held from 28 February  to 1 March at UNESCO Head Quarters.

summary report of the MAG meeting is available.

List of participants for the February Open Consultations is available.


MAG renewal

The membership of Multistakeholder Advisory Group has been renewed. A press release has been issued and is available for viewing.

Call for Workshop Proposals

To submit a fully fledged proposal, an online workshop proposal submission was made available . You will need to first register or login to submit a proposal. All entities that had not organised a workshop at the 2011 and 2012 IGF meeting could submit  workshop proposals . Selected workshop proponents were able to edit and add more information to their preliminary workshop proposals, using their existing username and password. The deadline for submitting the complete proposals has passed. Workshop organizers will not be able to edit their proposals until the final evaluation of the proposals.Read more

Preliminary Call for Workshop Proposals

As a result of the  MAG recommendations given in its 1 March meeting,the IGF Secretariat issued a preliminary call for workshop proposals. The deadline has now passed and the preliminary call for workshop proposals is closed.  Read more..

In order for a preliminary workshop  proposal to be considered by the MAG it has to be published.


IGF Open Consultations and MAG meeting- May 2013

The second Open Consultations and MAG meeting was held from 21 to 23 May 2013 at the European Broadcasting Union, Geneva, Switzerland.

Practical Information: On 21 May lunch will not be served at the EBU premises, the participants need to go outside the premises to have lunch. Further information about restaurants and taxis in proximity of  EBU is available.

Internet at EBU: Participants can connect to the Internet via WIFI. In order to make sure that all the participants stay connected, participants are advised to bring a standard Ethernet cable with them to EBU. The Ethernet cable can be connected to the sockets available on all the tables.

How to get to EBU: A guide on how to get to EBU is available for viewing.

Remote Participation - May 2013

Participants will be able to join the IGF Open Consultations and MAG meeting remotely. Live transcription is also available. Instructions on how to join the Open Consultations and MAG meeting is available. IGF Secretariat will stand ready to assist the remote participants with their inquiries and questions. Questions and inquiries about remote participation can be sent to igf[at]unog.ch.

Call for Contributions - May 2013

Stakeholders  were invited to send their written contributions and inputs on the 2013 IGF preparations, to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  The deadline for sending the contributions has passed.


Open Consultations and MAG meeting - February 2013

The Open Consultations and MAG meeting were held from 28 February  to 1 March at UNESCO Head Quarters.

summary report of the MAG meeting is available.

List of participants for the February Open Consultations is available.

The next Open Consultations and MAG meeting will be held on 21-23 May at the European Broadcasting Union, Geneva, Switzerland.

Interim Chair

Under-Secretary-General Wu Hongbo has appointed Mr. Markus Kummer as Interim Chair of the Open Consultations and MAG meetings. [PDF]

Draft Agenda of the meetings

A draft agenda for the February Open Consultations and MAG meeting is available for viewing.

Meetings Transcripts

Open Consultations- 28 February 2013

MAG meeting - 1 March 2013

Call for Contributions

The deadline for the stakeholders to  submit written contributions taking stock of the Baku 2012 IGF meeting and looking forward - suggestions on themes and format, for the IGF 2013 meeting has passed.

A draft synthesis paper reflecting all inputs received by the Secretariat is available. This paper acted as an input to the February 2013 consultations.

The contributions that have been received are available here for viewing.

Stakeholders were also able to leave a message containing their suggestions on the main themes and sub themes on  IGF discussion board.