IGF 2020

The Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was hosted online by the United Nations under the overarching theme: Internet for human resilience and solidarity. The first phase was hosted on 2-6 November and the second one on 9-17 November. Visit IGF 2020 Meeting Page. The IGF 2020 OutputsStatistics and Infographics are available. 

IGF 2021 Call for Thematic Inputs open until 31 January.

Call to Take Stock of IGF 2020 and Suggest Improvements for IGF 2021 open until 20 January.

IGF 2020 output reports from Best Practice Forums.

MAG 2021 Appointed to plan the 16th Annual IGF Meeting.

IGF 2020 Closing Press Release available.

UN Secretary-General's Remarks to the 15th Annual IGF Meeting.

IGF 2020 Outputs available.

Step-by-step guide on how to connect to IGF 2020 sessions is HERE

UN Press Release on IGF 2020Internet Governance Forum calls for bridging digital divides, harnessing the Internet to support human resilience and build solidarity amid COVID-19 

The 15th Internet Governance Forum: "Internet for Human Resilience and Solidarity" - Virtual Press Conference (09 November 2020)

IGF 2020 Opening PGA Remarks / ECOSOC President Remarks / UN DESA USG Remarks

Visit the IGF 2020 meeting page. Interactive IGF 2020 Schedule is available. The schedule is also available as PDF and XLS.

Consult Guidelines and FAQs on how to connect online to each IGF 2020 session.

Register for the IGF 2020. The list of already registered participants is available.

IGF 2020 Pre-meeting Guide to Issues and Themes available for public commenting by 30 October.

IGF 2020 WEBINARS for Organizers, Speakers, Hubs and everyone hosted on 12th and 14th October.

Submit contributions to the BPF on Cybersecurity until 17 October.

Read about ways of Youth Engagement in IGF 2020 and participate in youth bottom-up consultations survey to plan the Youth IGF Summit until 15 September.

Draft IGF 2020 Schedule is available.

List of selected workshops, open forums, pre-events and IGF Village booths available.

Respond to the BPF Gender and Access survey by 20 September.

Respond to a short survey of the BPF on Local Content by 6 September.

IGF Secretariat hosted the Outreach Event during the 2020 WSIS Forum on 3 August at 12:00 UTC.

The IGF 2020 MAG Chair participated at the UN 2020 High-Level Political Forum and 2020 WSIS Forum.

Announcement on the MAG 2021 Renewal. Stakeholders can submit nominations by 25 August 2020.

Summary of the 2nd IGF 2020 Open Consultations and MAG Meeting available: 18 June17 June | 16 June | 15 June. 

In view of the COVID-19 situation, the IGF Secretariat hosted the IGF 2020 Second Open Consultations and MAG meeting online from 15 - 19 June 2020. The summary report is available.

USG UN DESA Letter to the MAG on SG's Road Map for Dig. Coop.

Update from the IGF 2020 Host Country for May published.

IGF 2019 Chair's Summary translated to six UN languages. Sign up to help with the translation efforts.

Suggest high-level speakers and participants that could be invited to the IGF 2020.

UK Government gives grant to the IGF Trust Fund for the redevelopment of the IGF website into a fully-fledged interactive collaborative platform in order to better fulfil the IGF mandate. The grant aims at strengthening community collaboration and inclusiveness, particularly for developing countries, as well as the accessibility and usability of the website.

Letter to the MAG from Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs.

List or received, eligible for consideration, Workshop Proposals, Open Forum requests, DC Sessions and Day 0 Event requests, as well as the IGF Village Booth requests, is published.

Concept of the Youth Engagement in the IGF 2020 processes subject to community's consultations. The first Webinar on Youth Engagement in IGF 2020 hosted on 11 May at 14:00 p.m. UTC.

MAG Chair publishes her new blog post on the IGF 2020 process.

Call for IGF 2020 Remote Hubs open until 8 October.

The first IGF 2020 Outreach Webinar was hosted on 6 April 2020 at 14:00 UTC.

Calls to submit session proposals for Workshops | Open Forums | Day 0 Pre-Events IGF Village Booths | DC Sessions | NRIs Sessions | closed on 22 April 2020, 23:59 UTC.

Received Workshop Proposals are available.

IGF 2020 Call for Travel Support and 15h IGF Music Night closed.

Call to NRIs to apply for financial grants closed on 3 March.

IGF 2020 Call for Validation of Thematic Tracks closed on 6 February. The analysis is available. 

IGF 2020 First Open Consultations & MAG Meeting was hosted from 14 to 16 January 2020 at the United Nations Office at Geneva, Switzerland.

Synthesis of feedback on the IGF 2019 and suggestions for improvements of the IGF 2020.

Final IGF 2019 Outputs