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 Current record of the existing national IGFs in WEOG regional group:

National IGFs in WEOG Regional Group

Name About Annual Meeting Information Annual Meeting Report
Australia IGF 

National Australia IGF was organized in 2012 year.

Its main aim is to create a unique space for different stakeholder groups to gather and discuss issues pertaining to the Internet in Australia. 

N/A 2018   
Austria IGF

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.

     N/A 2018 Austria IGF Annual 2017 Report
Canada IGF

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.

  27 February 2019,
Toronto, Canada

Canada IGF Annual 2019 Report
Denmark IGF

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.

N/A 2018  
Finland IGF

National IGF of Finland was launched in 2010 year.

The main objective of this IGF is to bring into discussion focus national interest related to Internet governance.

6 June 2019,
Helsinki, Finland

Finland IGF Annual 2018 Report
France IGF

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.

4 July 2019,
Paris, France
German IGF

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.

   11 September 2019,   Berlin, Germany

Italy IGF

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.

29 - 31 October 2019,  
Turin, Italy

Italy IGF Annual 2018 Report

Italy IGF Annual 2017 Report
Italy IGF Annual 2016 Report

Malta IGF

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.

N/A 2018  
Netherlands IGF

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.

11 October 2018,
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Netherlands IGF Annual 2016 Report
New Zealand IGF

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.

N/A 2018  
Portugal lGF

Portugal national IGF was established in 2010 year.

The main goal of this IGF is to bring different stakeholder groups on one place, to discuss national issues related to the Internet.

13 November 2019,
Covilhã, Portugal
Portugal IGF Annual 2016 Report
Spain IGF 

National IGF of Spain was established in 2009 year.

This Initiative aims at creating a Forum for a multi-stakeholder dialogue that responds to the national needs for designing relevant public policies.

29 - 30 October 2018, Madrid, Spain

Spain IGF Annual 2017 Report


Spain IGF Annual 2016 Report

Swiss IGF

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.

       20 November 2018,         Bern, Switzerland

Swiss IGF Annual 2018 Report ('Messages from Bern')
United Kingdom IGF

National IGF of United Kingdom was organized in 2009 year.

Its aim is to provide a local forum in the UK that engages different stakeholders in a debate on Internet Governance issues, as well as encouraging partnerships and coalitions that deliver solutions and demonstrate best practice for others to learn from.

22 November 2018,    London, UK

UK IGF Annual 2018 Report


UK IGF Annual 2016 Report

United States of America IGF

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.  

25 July 2019,  Washington DC, USA

IGF USA Annual 2016 Report

Note: The above information are being published as received.

In case you would like to organize a national IGF, or to engage in any of the existing ones, please contact the IGF Secretariat at: agengo[at]unog[dot]ch.

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Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

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