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The host country website for the tenth annual IGF meeting in João Pessoa, Brazil, on 10-13 November 2015, has been launched. Visit the website for more information concerning the event, including the meeting venue, accommodation, contact etc.:


For the IGF 2015 meeting, the IGF's MAG decided to retain the title “Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development” as the overarching theme. This theme will be supported by eight sub-themes that will frame the discussions at João Pessoa, namely:

        • cybersecurity and trust;
        • the Internet economy;
        • inclusiveness and diversity;
        • openness;
        • enhancing multistakeholder cooperation;
        • the Internet and human rights;
        • critical Internet resources; and
        • emerging issues.