IGF 2018

The thirteenth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be hosted by the Government of France at the headquarters of UNESCO in Paris from 12 to 14 November 2018. An invitation to participate in the meeting from UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs Liu Zhenmin has been posted. The schedule of the meeting, under the title, 'Internet of Trust', is now available. 

IGF 2019 MAG Renewal Announcement
On behalf of the UN Secretary-General, the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) invited all stakeholders to submit names of candidates to serve on the IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG). The deadline for nominations is 12 September 2018. Please see the announcement for more information.

Registrations to attend the IGF 2018 annual meeting in person open until 3 November 2018.

The second Open Consultations and Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) meeting of the IGF 2018 preparatory cycle took place 11-13 July in Room XI at the United Nations Office at Geneva (UNOG), Switzerland. Registration was open until 8 July. The summary of the meeting is available. 

The list of selected Workshops for the 2018 programme has been published. 

The list of approved Open Forums has been published.

The list of approved Dynamic Coalition sessions has been published.

The IGF 2018 Village booths composition is announced.

message from the MAG Chair has been published.

The Call for IGF 2018 Remote Hubs is open until 15 October 2018.

Community Public Consultations for Improving Youth Engagement at IGF 2018 were open until 6 July. Comment on the first Outcome Document of proposed ways for improvements.

A notice to the community on Day Zero has been posted. 

Calls for IGF 2018 Open Forums, Dynamic Coalition (DC) Sessions and IGF Village Booths are now closed (as of Friday 29 June 2018, 23:59 UTC).

The IGF 2018 Call for Workshop Proposals produced this Preliminary List.

A Call for Issues for the IGF 2018 programme was published, with the community invited to give input until Friday 13 April, noon UTC. All submitted issues have been made public.

The first Open Consultations and Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) meeting of the IGF 2018 preparatory cycle took place from 20-22 March at the headquarters of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), in Geneva, Switzerland. The summary of the meeting is available.


[Full List of IGF 2018 Preparatory Activities]


Contact Information

United Nations
Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

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Palais des Nations,
CH-1211 Geneva 10

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