The Ninth Annual IGF Meeting will be held in Istanbul, Turkey on 2-5 September 2014.
[NEW] The Next Open Consultations and MAG meeting will be held on 19-21 May at the UNESCO Headquartes in Paris, France.
[NEW] The hotel list with preferential rates for UNESCO is available here.
[NEW] Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on intent of the United States to Transition Key Internet Domain Name Functions
[NEW] Call for Workshop Proposals
The IGF Secretariat is issuing a call for workshop proposals for the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum. Interested workshop organizers are kindly asked to submit workshop proposals through the online form that will be available on the IGF website from 25 March 2014.
for submission is 15 April 2014
. Please note that there can be no extension of the deadline
. Before submission, workshop proponents are kindly asked to read the Workshop submission guidelines
of the online proposal form is available.
[NEW] The proposed overarching theme for the IGF
2014 Annual meeting is: "Connecting Continents for Enhanced Multistakeholder Internet Governance
" with the following proposed subthemes
19-20 February Open Consultations and MAG meetings
The first round of Open Consultations and MAG meetings were held on 19-20 February 2014 in Room XIX at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland.
Summary Report of the Open Consultations and MAG Meeting is available.
19 February, 2014 IGF Open Consultations and MAG Meeting - Full Transcript
20 February, 2014 IGF Consultations and MAG Meeting - Full Transcript
2014 Interim Chair
Under-Secretary-General Wu Hongbo has appointed Mr. Jānis Kārkliņš as Interim Chair of the Open Consultations and MAG meetings for the 2014 process. [PDF]
Preparing the 2014 IGF
Request for public input: The Secretariat put out a call for general reflections on IGF 2013 and recommendations for the IGF 2014 and suggestions or ideas for issues to be discussed at the 2014 IGF. Responses to this call are available under Contributions related to the Open Consultations February, 2014. A A synthesis paper of the contributions is available.
The 2014 Multistakeholder Advisory Group has been renewed.