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Funding

The IGF Secretariat's activities are funded through extra-budgetary contributions paid into a multi-donor Trust Fund administered by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA).  All contributions are administered and accounted for in accordance with the United Nations Financial Regulations and Rules and other applicable directives, procedures and practices. The project expenditure is contained in the biennial Financial Report and audited Financial Statements of the United Nations.

Contributions from all stakeholders are welcome. Please contact the IGF Secretariat for further information.

The following donors have made contributions to the Trust Fund :

- Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)

- Ministry of Economic Affairs of The Netherlands

- Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Norway

- Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, United Kingdom.

- Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland

- Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communication of the Government of Japan

- European Union (EU)

- Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

- Number Resource Organization (NRO)

- Nominet UK

- The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)

- The Internet Society (ISOC)

- Afilias Global Registry Services

- Nic.at The Austrian Registry

- UNINETT Norid AS

- Coordination Center for TLD RU

- auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator

- Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications

- NIKKEI DIGITAL CORE

- Verizon Foundation

- AT&T


In-kind contributions have been received by:

- The United Nations Office in Geneva (UNOG)

- Agence Intergouvernementale de la Francophonie- Institut Francophone des Nouvelles Technologies de l'Information et de la Formation (INTIF)

- nic.br The Brazilian Network Information Center

- Centre for Distance-spanning Technology at the Luleå University of Technology

- ICANN

 

Last updated Friday, 9 May, 2008