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IGF 2017: Geneva, Switzerland, 18-21 December

The twelfth annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be held in Geneva, Switzerland, from 18 to 21 December 2017, on the theme, Shape Your Digital Future!IGF 2017 Logo
See here the invitation from the UN Under-Secretary General for Economic and Social Affairs, Mr. Wu Hongbo.

HOST COUNTRY WEBSITE: www.igf2017.swiss 

The preparatory work is underway. Below is the overview of its current status:

  • The summary reports of all MAG meetings held so far available here.
  • Call for Workshop Proposals closed on 3 May 2017. For more details, please visit this page. The List of Proposals is available.
  • Call to hold Open Forums open until 21 June 2017. For more information, please click here.
  • Call to organize a booth at the IGF Village open until 21 July 2017. For more information, please click here.
  • Call to reserve slots for organizing pre-events during 'Day 0'  open until 21 July 2017. For more information, please click here.
  • The following Best Practice Forums (BPFs) are approved:
    - BPF on Cybersecurity
    - BPF on Gender and Access
    - BPF on Local Content
  • A third phase of the Policy Options for Connecting and Enabling the Next Billion(s) initiative (CENB III) is approved.
  • The following MAG Working Groups to help facilitate the preparatory process approved to be organized:
    - Working Group on Communication and Outreach (WGCO)
    - Working Group on IGF Improvements (WG-IMP)
    - Working Group on Multi-year Strategic Work Programme (WG-MSWP)
    - Working Group on New Session Formats (WG-NSF)
    - Working Group on Workshop Review and Evaluation Process (WG-WREP)
  • The second Open Consultations and Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) meeting was from 12-14 June in Geneva, Switzerland.

 

Additional Information

 

Contact Information

United Nations

Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

Dependance La Pelouse

Palais des Nations,
CH-1211 Geneva 10

Switzerland

+41 (0) 229 173 678


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