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IGF Week Evening Events!

See the line-up of cultural and musical events for IGF participants, from November 29th through December 1st!

Media at 17th IGF

All members of the press are invited to the 17th IGF! Please see our Press Kit and Media Advisory for everything IGF and how to attend.

IGF 2022 High-Level Track

See who's speaking in this year's IGF High-Level Track. Leaders from government, civil society, the technical community and private sector will contribute to three thematic panels, the opening & closing ceremonies, and more.

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The 17th IGF

The 17th annual IGF meeting will be hosted by the Government of Ethiopia in Addis Ababa from 28 November to 2 December 2022 on Resilient Internet for a Shared Sustainable and Common Future and ofive constituent themes aligned with the Secretary-General's envisioned Global Digital Compact. The IGF 2022 Schedule (document version) is published and registration is available (participants list). IGF 2022 intersessional work is also underway. Please access the Host Country Website for Practical information on Visas and Hotels.

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Preparing IGF 2022

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 was hosted at the United Nations Office at Geneva from 6 to 8 July 2022. The intersessional work is also under implementation, open to everyone to participate. Subscribe to its mailing lists to connect with the existing networks. 

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.

Click here to get the Summary

Messages from Katowice IGF and other IGF 2021 outputs

Click here to see more including the high-level addresses, press releases and other outputs

Donors to the Trust Fund

AT&T

Community DNS

Government of the United Kingdom

Verisign

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks

Number Resource Organization (NRO)

Amazon

The Internet Society (ISOC)

Ribose Inc

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia

Government of Finland

auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator

Summit Strategies International

Government of the United States

Government of Germany

European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association

The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)

Government of Japan

UNINETT Norid

IGFSA

Afilias Global Registry Services

Government of Sweden

Nic.at The Austrian Registry

CISCO

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Politecnico di Torino

Government of the Republic of Korea

NIC-MEXICO

MCADE, LLC.

Tides Foundation

Government of the Netherlands

Danish Internet Forum

Government of Switzerland

European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)

The Walt Disney Company

Verizon

Coordination Center for TLD RU

The Internet Society Foundation

European Commission

Microsoft Corporation

Government of Norway

China Energy Fund Committee

Facebook

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

Google

Nominet UK

NIKKEI DigitalCORE

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