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EGM Report Open for Comment
The report of the Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on IGF improvements and how the IGF can help advance digital cooperation is open for comment, until 26 May 2022. All are invited.
Read the April Newsletter
Our April newsletter is posted! Catch up on all the latest developments and those to come, including capacity development workshops and IGF WSIS participation.
IGF 2022 Dates
The dates for the 17th IGF have been confirmed as 28 November-2 December 2022. All stakeholders are invited to start planning their participation.
The 17th annual IGF meeting will be hosted by the Government of Ethiopia in Addis Ababa from 28 November to 2 December 2022, under the overarching theme: Resilient Internet for a Shared Sustainable and Common Future. The IGF 2022 Call for Session Proposals, focused on the programme's five themes, is now open until 3 June. IGF 2022 intersessional work is also underway.
Preparations for IGF 2022 are ongoing. The First Open Consultations and MAG Meeting was held online from 23 to 25 February. It discussed the calls for feedback & improvements, as well as the call for thematic inputs. The Second IGF 2022 Open Consultations and MAG Meeting will be hosted at the United Nations Office at Geneva from 6 to 8 July 2022.
IGF Community Updates
IGF 2021 Outputs
The Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was hosted by the Government of Poland under the overarching theme: ‘’Internet United’’
IGF 2021 Summary Report: Internet United
The IGF 2021 Summary report outlines key highlights of the IGF 2021 process and 16th annual IGF meeting. It also contains the thematic messages.
Messages from Katowice IGF and other IGF 2021 outputs
- IGF 2021 Summary Report and Katowice IGF Messages
- Parliamentary Track output document (also available in French and Spanish)
- Summary of the IGF 2021 High-Level Exchange Panels and of Global Youth Summit
- Session reports and transcripts
- IGF 2021 statistics, photos and videos
Click here to see more including the high-level addresses, press releases and other outputs
Donors To The Trust Fund
Government of the United States
Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia
Government of the United Kingdom
auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator
Government of the Netherlands
The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)
Government of the Republic of Korea
China Energy Fund Committee
Government of Finland
The Walt Disney Company
Danish Internet Forum
Summit Strategies International
Afilias Global Registry Services
Politecnico di Torino
Nic.at The Austrian Registry
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
Government of Sweden
Government of Switzerland
The Internet Society Foundation
Coordination Center for TLD RU
European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)
The Internet Society (ISOC)
Government of Germany
Brazilian Internet Steering Committee
Government of Japan
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) - Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS)
European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association
Government of Norway
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks
Number Resource Organization (NRO)
Proceedings for each of the annual IGF meetings held since 2006
BPFs provide a platform to exchange experiences in addressing Internet policy issue.
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IGF 2021 Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) advise the Secretary-General on the programme and ...
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The IGF is a global multistakeholder
platform that facilitates the discussion
of public policy issues pertaining
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.