IGF 2021 Open Forums

Below is the list of accepted IGF 2021 Open Forums, following the clearance process of all received proposals.

Open Forums are interactive sessions organized by governments, treaty-based international ‎organizations, and global organizations with international scope and presence, with operations across ‎regions, dealing with Internet governance issues. Open Forums focus on a government ‎or organization’s Internet governance-pertinent activities during the past year and allow sufficient ‎time for questions and discussions. ‎

Council of Europe, European Commission, European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights and United Nations Globalpolicy.ai
Council of Europe and UNESCO The role of regulation in a post pandemic context
Council of Europe Free expression and digitalisation: compatibility mode
Cyberspace Administration of China

Bureau of International Cooperation, Cyberspace Administration of China Chinese Academy of Cyberspace Studies
Development and Rule-Making on Artificial Intelligence
Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation Commonwealth Hard Talk for Action
Cetic.br/NIC.br and UNESCO AI and the Rule of Law in the Digital Ecosystem
Government of Switzerland

Swiss Foreign Affairs Department 

Federal Office of Communications
Digital Selfdetermination: next steps
Government of New Zealand

Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet
Christchurch Call & GIFCT: multi-stakeholder efforts for CVE
Government of Japan

Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan
Promoting common understanding on global data governance
GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit  Harmonizing regulation for cross border data flows
African Union Commission The African Union Open Forum 2021
Government of Germany

Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development
The GovStack Initiative - digital government cooperation
Government of Poland

Office of Competition and Consumer Protection in Poland (UOKIK)
Artificial Intelligence (AI) for consumer protection
GIZ - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit and The African Union Commission One size fits none – Creating a digital ID architecture acro
The Global Forum on Cyber Expertise (GFCE)

Cybil Knowledge Portal
Online knowledge portals for national cyber capacity
The Internet Society Internet Society Open Forum 2021
International Telecommunication Union (ITU), UNESCO, UNCTAD and UNDP WSIS Action Lines Achieving the SDGs: WSIS Forum 2022 OCP
UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression Women's right to online participation: promise or pipedream?
OECD Inclusive and Safe Connectivity for Children and Adults
EU Agency for Fundamental Rights The challenges of AI Human Rights Impact Assessments
Government of Israel

Israel National Cyber Directorate
Digital Cyber risk Management at The Age of Covid-19
Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br) 11 years of .br domains conflicts resolution using SACI-Adm
Government of the United Kingdom

Department of Digital, Culture, media and Sport (DCMS) 
Future of the Internet
The Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace Protecting the Public Core: Next Steps after the OEWG & GGE
UNESCO Enhancing the transparency of internet companies
Government of Canada

Global Affairs Canada
Fostering democracy via digital inclusion: a global dialogue
Global Partners Digital

Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland, Ambassador for Human Rights
Freedom Online - Internet Governance in the 2020s
ICANN The building blocks to meaningful connectivity
European Commission

In collaboration with TaC-Together against Cybercrime Int.
EU Delegation to the IGF & the Youth IGF
Global Forum on Cyber Expertise Global Forum on Cyber Expertise
Office of the Secretary-General's Envoy on Technology Strengthening Global Digital Capacity Development
European Commission Access to the Open Internet: benefits, challenges and policy approaches
United Nations-Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UN-ESCWA)

ESCWA Open Forum for Digital Cooperation in the Arab Region