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Latin American and Caribbean Regional Group (GRULAC)

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

National IGFs in GRULAC Regional Group

Name About 2016 and 2017 Annual Meeting Information Annual Meeting Report
Argentina IGF

Argentina national IGF was established in 2015 year.

The main goal is to create a space for a dialogue on Internet Governance matters, in which different stakeholders discuss  development of Internet in this respective country.

24 - 25 October 2016,  Buenos Aires, Argentina  
Barbados IGF

Barbados national IGF is established in 2017 year. 

Its objective is to provide Barbadians from all sectors of society with a platform to discuss how they use the Internet and the most pertinent issues affecting them. 

22 - 23 June 2017,  Bridgetown, Barbados  
Brazil IGF

The national IGF of Brazil was organized in 2010 year.

Its main objective is bringing together different stakeholder groups to discuss Internet related issues in Brazil and worldwide. The Forum is therefore an open opportunity and an invitation to discuss the current and future challenges of the Internet as a whole. 

        11 -13 July 2016,            Porto Alegre, Brazil  
Colombia IGF

National IGF of Colombia was launched in 2014 year.

The Forum is focused on discussing needed efforts to shape the evolution and use of the Internet in Colombia.

      4 October 2017,         Bogotá, Colombia Colombia IGF Annual 2016 report
Costa Rica IGF

The Costa Rica national IGF was established in 2017.

Its central objective is to create opportunity for all stakeholders to discuss Internet Governance issues of relevance for this respective community.

31 August 2017,
San Jose, Costa Rica
Dominican Republic IGF

The national IGF of the Dominican Republic was organized in 2015 year.

The main aim of this national IGF is to bring into the discussion the Internet Governance issues of relevance for this respective community to be discussed among interested stakeholders.

Ecuador IGF

Ecuador national IGF was organized in 2016 year.

Its main goal is to bring gather all stakeholder groups and discuss issues related to Internet and relevant for this respective community.

    28 November 2016,    Manta, Ecuador  
Mexico IGF

Mexico national IGF was created in 2015 year. 

The goal of this Initiative is to bring the different stakeholder groups on one place to discuss the issues on Internet governance relevant for their respective communitY.

Panama IGF

Panama national IGF was organized in 2017 year.

Its main aim is to provide a unique platform for all stakeholders of this respective community to discuss issues pertaining to the Internet.

25 April 2017,
Panama City, Panama

Peru IGF

National IGF of Peru was organized in 2015 year. 

Its mission is to create a space for a dialogue on Internet Governance, in which various stakeholder groups discuss the use and development of Internet in this country.

         6 - 7 June 2017,           Lima, Peru Peru IGF Annual 2017 Report

Peru IGF Annual 2016 Report

Paraguay IGF

National IGF of Paraguay was established in 2014 year.

It creates a multistakeholder space for this respective community to address issues related to Internet governance, from the national perspective.

6 October 2016,     Asunción, Paraguay  
Trinidad and Tobago IGF National IGF of Trinidad and Tobago creates unique space for meeting the needs of this respective community for discussing the matters related to  Internet evolution.

26 January 2017, 
Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago

Uruguay IGF

Uruguay national IGF was created in 2016 year.

Its main objective is to gather different stakeholder groups from this respective country to address relevant Internet governance issues.

20 May 2016,    Montevideo, Uruguay

Uruguay IGF 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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