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IGF 2021 AT GLANCE

The Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be hosted by the Government of Poland under the overarching theme: ‎‎‘’Internet United’’. The programme is built around the six issue areas.

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The 16th annual IGF hosted by the Government of Poland

The 16th annual IGF meeting will be hosted by the Government of Poland in Katowice from 6-10 December, under the overarching theme: Internet United.

Information for travelers to Host City Katowice as well as other tips and health measures is available at the Host Country Website - COVID-19 INFORMATION

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IGF 2021 preparatory and engagement phase

The Preparatory and Engagement Phase is more than an introduction to this year’s IGF. It aims to engage people in IGF discussions and identify synergies between different activities to facilitate cooperation.

The pre-programme contains several session types, depending on facilitators and modes of organization.

IGF 2021 Issue Areas

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Economic and Social Inclusion and Human Rights

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Universal Access and Meaningful Connectivity

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Emerging Regulation: Market Structure, Content, Data And Consumer Rights and Protection

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Environmental Sustainability and Climate Change

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Inclusive Internet Governance Ecosystems and Digital Cooperation

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Trust, Security, Stability

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IGF 2021 Parliamentary Track

In recent years, the IGF has sought to strengthen the parliamentary dimension of the forum by facilitating the participation of parliamentarians in discussions on some of the most pressing issues related to the use, evolution and governance of the Internet and related digital technologies.

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IGF 2021 Third Open Consultations and MAG Meeting

The purpose of the third Internet Governance Forum (IGF) open consultations and Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) meeting is to advance preparations for the IGF 2021 annual meeting and to take stock of ongoing IGF community intersessional activities and of other relevant Internet governance-related fora

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Donors To The Trust Fund

The Internet Society (ISOC)

MCADE, LLC.

Number Resource Organization (NRO)

Government of Germany

auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator

Ribose Inc

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

Microsoft Corporation

European Commission

Verisign

The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)

The Walt Disney Company

IGFSA

Government of the Netherlands

Verizon

Afilias Global Registry Services

Summit Strategies International

Danish Internet Forum

Google

AT&T

European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)

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Nic.at The Austrian Registry

UNINETT Norid

Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia

European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association

The Internet Society Foundation

China Energy Fund Committee

Government of the United States

Government of Sweden

Government of Norway

Community DNS

Politecnico di Torino

Government of Switzerland

CISCO

NIKKEI DigitalCORE

Nominet UK

Government of Japan

Coordination Center for TLD RU

Government of the United Kingdom

Amazon

Facebook

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks

Government of the Republic of Korea

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) - Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS)

Government of Finland

Tides Foundation

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The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) serves to bring people together from various stakeholder groups as equals, in discussions on public policy issues relating to the Internet. While there is no negotiated outcome, the IGF informs and inspires those with policy-making power in both the public and private sectors. At their annual meeting delegates discuss, exchange information and share good practices with each other. The IGF facilitates a common understanding of how to maximize Internet opportunities and address risks and challenges that arise.

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