• IGF 2024 Venue

      IGF 2024

      Building Our Multistakeholder Digital Future

       

      Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

      15-19 December

       

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      IGF 2023: Kyoto,
      Japan

      The Internet We Want - Empowering All People

       

      IGF 2023 Outputs
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      IGF 2022: Addis Ababa,
      Ethiopia

      Resilient Internet for a Shared Sustainable and Common Future
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    • IGF 2017

      IGF 2017: Geneva, Switzerland

      Shape Your Digital Future! 

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    • IGF 2015

      IGF 2015: João Pessoa, Brazil

      Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development

       

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    • IGF 2018

      IGF 2018: Paris, France

      The Internet of Trust

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    • IGF 2016 Podium

      IGF 2016: Jalisco, Mexico

      Enabling Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

       

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    • IGF 2019

      IGF 2019: Berlin, Germany

      One World. One Net. One Vision

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Message from MAG Chair

Read the MAG Chair's Blog! The Chair shares reflections on how the IGF 2023 programme is addressing digital change. 

Now Open! Register for IGF in Kyoto

Registration is now open for the 18th annual IGF, "Internet We Want - Empowering All People", taking place 8-12 October 2023 in Kyoto, Japan. 

IGF 2024 MAG Nominations

The IGF 2024 Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) renewal process is now open until 15 August. For details, please see the announcement calling for nominations.

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IGF 2024

The 19th IGF will be hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 15 to 19 December 2024 in Riyadh at the King Abdulaziz International Conference Center (KAICC). The meeting is held under the overarching theme of Building our Multistakeholder Digital Future. The programme is shaped according to the four main themes: Harnessing innovation and balancing risks in the digital space; Enhancing the digital contribution to peace, development and sustainability; Advancing human rights and inclusion in the digital age; and Improving digital governance for the Internet We Want

 

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IGF 2023 Outputs

The 18th Annual Meeting of the IGF was held under the overarching theme, ''The Internet We Want - Empowering All People'', in Kyoto, Japan from 8 to 12 October 2023. The Summary Report, including the Kyoto IGF Messages, as well as all meeting outputs, are available.

Donors to Trust Fund

Government of Finland

The Internet Society (ISOC)

Government of Switzerland

Nominet UK

Government of the Netherlands

Community DNS

Government of Japan

Number Resource Organization (NRO)

Nic.at The Austrian Registry

European Commission

The Walt Disney Company

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

MCADE, LLC.

Google

European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association

CISCO

AT&T

Government of Sweden

Government of the United States

NIC-MEXICO

Government of Germany

Government of the United Kingdom

auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator

Microsoft Corporation

The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)

UNINETT Norid

Tides Foundation

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Politecnico di Torino

Government of the Republic of Korea

China Energy Fund Committee

Ribose Inc

Facebook

European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)

Coordination Center for TLD RU

Danish Internet Forum

The Internet Society Foundation

Verizon

NIKKEI DigitalCORE

Afilias Global Registry Services

IGFSA

Government of Norway

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks

Summit Strategies International

Verisign

Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia

Amazon

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

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