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Planning the NRIs Substantive Session at the 2016 annual IGF meeting in Mexico

During the First Open Consultations and MAG Meeting, it was decided by the MAG that the national and regional IGF initiatives should organize a joint, main session. The preparatory process started immediately, by inviting all NRIs to submit their expectations and ideas.

A regular (bi)monthly meetings are hosted, for the purposes of coordinating the work. To work with us, sign up to our mailing list or send us a direct email at: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The below meeting summaries will help to stay informed about the work done so far.


NRIs Meeting Report Summaries:

Virtual Meeting Iab, 21 January 2016

Virtual Meeting IIab, 15 February 2016

Virtual Meeting IIIab, 24 and 29 March 2016

Virtual Meeting IV, 5 April 2016

Virtual Meeting V, 19 April 2016

Virtual Meeting VIab, 23 and 27 May 2016

Virtual Meeting VIIab, 22 and 23 June 2016

Virtual Meeting VIIIab, 25 and 29 July 2016

Virtual Meeting IX, 6 September 2016

The IGF MAG is regularly informed about the progress of the NRIs main session organization. The last update was submitted on 13 September 2016. Below is the update in written form.

 NRIs Main Session Update to the IGF MAG

[NEW] Developing a Tool Kit

- Tool Kit will consist of relevant guidelines and instructions on how to establish an IGF initiative and it will explain the main IGF principles that need to be followed and applied in the overall work. It will reflect the internal organization of the initiatives and the mutual responsibilities between the NRIs and the IGF. 

 - A Working Group composed of NRIs coordinators and interested members to be established. 

- Virtual Meeting I: 4 August 2016

- Virtual Meeting II: 14 September 2016


Past Activities and Outcomes

The NRIs have organized different types of dedicated sessions during the annual IGF meetings. Reports, transcripts and supporting documents are shown below.

Inter-Regional Dialogue Session - IGF 2015

    IGF National and Regional Initiatives: survey results



Inter-Regional Dialogue Session - IGF 2014



Inter-Regional Dialogue Session - IGF 2013

     IGF Regional and National Initiatives: Data Collection Summary and Preliminary Analysis


     Transcripts (Part 1)

     Transcripts (Part 2) 

Inter-Regional Dialogue Session - IGF 2012 - Transcripts

Inter-Regional Dialogue Session - IGF 2011 - Transcripts