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IGF 2021 Second Open Consultations and MAG Meeting Day 1

Tuesday, 22 June, 2021 (All day)
Hosted by IGF Secretariat

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Open to everyone for active participation, MAG members participate as observers



08:00 – 09:00 UTC

  • Welcome from Chair and adoption of agenda 
  • Welcome from Host Country Co-chair 
  • Welcome from UN DESA
  • Briefing on state of preparation for IGF 2021 by the Host Country and IGF Secretariat
  • COVID-19 and the IGF 2021

09:00 – 10:30 UTC

Plenary Session I
IGF improvements and networking modalities: reflections to the introduced innovations and next steps.
Particular focus on updates from the IGF 2021 Intersessional Work:

  • Policy Networks
  • Best Practice Forums 
  • Dynamic Coalitions 

Followed by an open discussion

10:30 – 12:00 UTC

Plenary Session II
Hybrid IGF 2021: format, programme and implementation logistics

12:00 – 12:30 UTC


Join us for a virtual coffee-break!
Participants will be randomly assigned to coffee tables

12:30 - 13:30 UTC

Briefings from other organizations and initiatives

Short overview of pre-recorded and in-person briefings from UN agencies, IGOs and other international Internet-governance related organizations/initiatives followed by Q&A.
(Pre-recordings available at the IGF website and participants are expected to listen to them prior to the meeting). If you have any comments or questions on the video briefings, please email them to: questions [at] intgovforum [dot] org or join this session and address them live.


13:30 - 14:00 UTC

NRIs – status overview and cooperation in 2021

14:00 - 14:30 UTC

Recap and closing of the open consultations

Contact Information

United Nations
Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

Villa Le Bocage
Palais des Nations,
CH-1211 Geneva 10

igf [at] un [dot] org
+41 (0) 229 173 411