Western European and Others Regional Group (WEOG)
The national Australia IGF was organized in 2012. Its main aim is to create a unique space for different stakeholder groups to gather and discuss issues pertaining to the Internet in Australia.
Austria national IGF was established in 2015 year. It aims at creating an open discussion platform for representatives of different stakeholder groups on all relevant issues related to the management and further development of the Internet.
National IGF of Canada was organized in 2011 year.
It represents a platform for a national discussion about Canada’s Internet future. This national IGF runs regular in-person meetings, annual national IGF meeting for all stakeholders and a year-round discussion using social media on topics of interest to Canadians.
National IGF of Denmark was established in 2013 year. It serves as a multistakeholder platform for discussing issues related to Internet governance, from the perspective of their respective community.
The national IGF of Finland was launched in 2010 to discuss on a national level issues related to Internet governance.
French national IGF was established in 2015 year. It aims for creating a multistakeholder process for its respective community to discuss issues pertaining to the Internet governance.
German national IGF was created in 2008 year. The purpose of the IGF-D is to foster the dialogue on concrete questions about the development of the Internet between the stakeholders and to unlock new potentials for Germany, as well as to prepare and strengthen the contributions of the German stakeholders at the European and UN Internet Governance Fora.
Greece national IGF was recognized in 2021. Its objective is to engage all stakeholders in a multidimensional and interdisciplinary discussion about Internet Governance, where all related procedures and the programme stem from the community itself.
National IGF of Italy was organized in 2008 year. It brings different stakeholders to discuss issues related to Internet governance, important for this respective community.
Malta national IGF was launched in 2011 year. It is a national multi-stakeholder Forum where all stakeholder groups meet to discuss key issues associated with the Internet. Its aim is to provide a local forum that engages interested stakeholders in debate on Internet Governance issues.
National IGF of New Zealand was established in 2011 year. It serves as a multistakeholder platform for discussing issues related to Internet governance, from the perspective of this respective community.
The Portuguese Internet Governance Forum Initiative is a national platform for dialogue that brings together public and private stakeholders, academia, the Internet technical community and society in general to inform, reflect and debate in an open and interactive way, as the Internet, an increasingly relevant topic in the national and international panoramas, must be governed.
The Spain IGF was established in 2007. It is a decentralized space for the debate of public policy issues that promotes the sustainability and solidness of the Internet. It provides a platform to encourage discussion among different stakeholders and it gives voice to the Spanish society in international fora in the field of Internet governance.
Swiss national IGF was established in 2015 year. It aims to enable different Swiss stakeholders to interactively discuss among themselves, topical questions concerning governance of the Internet.
National IGF of Netherlands was established in 2010 year. Its main objective is to bring the importance of the IGF to the attention of Dutch stakeholders. This is important in order to realize a firm embedding of the international results into a national policy, as well as to make the national voice heard internationally and to put important national themes on the international agenda.
The national IGF of the United Kingdom was created in 2009. It aims to provide a local forum in the UK that engages different stakeholders in debates on Internet governance issues. It also seeks to encourage partnerships and coalitions that deliver solutions and demonstrate best practices for others to learn from.
National IGF of the United States of America was organized in 2009 year. It represents a multistakeholder effort to illuminate issues and cultivate constructive discussions about the future of the Internet. It provides a domestic forum in the USA to engage, helping to create partnerships, coalitions and dialogues that demonstrate best practices and help move policy forward.