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NRIs 2017/2018 Annual Meetings

2018 NRIs ANNUAL MEETINGS

NAME OF THE INITIATIVE DATE AND PLACE WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS NOTES
January Trinidad and Tobago IGF 26 January, Port of Spain

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Main theme: Shape our digital future

February        
March Albania IGF 29 March, Tirana Website
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April Saint Vincent and the Grenadines IGF 5 - 6 April, Kingstown Website Main theme: Building partnerships for good Internet governance
Russian IGF 6 April, St. Petersburg Website
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Finland IGF 26 April 2018, Helsinki Website
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Main themes: Hybrid Influencing and GDPR and its challenges between Internet openness and data privacy.
Full programme is available here.
May Afghanistan IGF 1 - 3 May, Kabul Website  
Cameroon IGF 14 - 16 May 2018, Ebolowa Website Main topic: Protection of sensitive data and fight against fake news on the Internet.
Caribbean IGF 21 - 23 May, Paramaribo, Suriname Website  
SEEDIG 23 - 24 May, Ljubljana, Slovenia Website
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Main topic: Digital transformation and digital society in SEE.
June EuroDIG 5 - 6 June, Tbilisi, Georgia Website
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Overarching theme: Innovative strategies for our digital future
Central Asia IGF 21 - 22 June, Astana, Kazakhstan Website
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July France IGF 5 July 2018 Website
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Barbados IGF 19 - 20 July 2018

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LACIGF 30 July - 3 August, Buenos Aires, Argentina Website
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August Asia Pacific regional IGF (APrIGF) 13 - 16 August, Port Vila, Vanuatu Website  
Youth APrIGF 13 - 16 August, Port Vila, Vanuatu Website
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Mauritius IGF (along with the Africa Indian Ocean Islands event) 16 - 17 August, Port Louis Website
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September        
October African IGF TBC, Khartoum, Sudan Website
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Sri Lanka IGF TBC Website  
Armenia IGF 10 October, Yerevan Website
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November        
December        

 

Overview of the 2017 annual meetings by months. The below records are updated as announced to the IGF Secretariat by the NRIs.

2017 NRIs ANNUAL MEETINGS

NAME OF THE INITIATIVE DATE AND PLACE WEBSITE AND SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS NOTES
January Trinidad and Tobago IGF 26 January, Port of Spain

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Main theme: The role of the Internet and the digital economy in the sustainable development of Trinidad and Tobago.

March Afghanistan IGF 29 - 30 March, Kabul Website
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Online participation available.
April Russia IGF 7 April, Innopolis Website
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Central Africa IGF 10 - 11 April, 
Brazzaville,
Republic of the Congo
Website Main theme: Evolution of Internet Governance: Economy and Development. 
Panama IGF 25 April, Panama City Website  
Finland IGF 26 April, Helsinki Website
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May Belarus IGF 16 May, Minsk Website  
Croatia IGF 16 May, Zagreb Website  
Sri Lanka IGF 16 - 18 May, Colombo Website Main theme: Cyber Security and Safer Internet. 
Pacific IGF 17 - 18 May, Port Vila, Vanuatu Website Main theme: Working for an inclusive, secure and safe Internet.
Senegal IGF 18 May, Dakar Website  
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24 - 25 May, Ohrid, FYR Macedonia
 
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Overarching theme: Digital development: turning challenges into opportunities.

 

Swiss IGF 30 May, Bern Website
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June EuroDIG 6 - 7 June, Tallinn, Estonia

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Overarching themeDIGital futures: promises and pitfalls.

Peru IGF 6 - 7 June, Lima Website
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Barbados IGF 22 - 23 June, Bridgetown

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Topics to be discussed: Internet Governance, Internet Law, Cybercrime and Cybersecurity, Internet and Activism, Internet Economy.

Central Asia IGF 22 - 23 June, Dushanbe, Tajikistan Website
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Cameroon IGF 28 - 30 June, Kribi Website  
July Kenya IGF 6 July, Nairobi Website
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Nigeria IGF 13 July, Kaduna Website
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Main theme: Internet: Connecting, Shaping and Empowering the People.
Benin IGF 22 July, Cotonou Website
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IGF - USA 24 July, Washington DC Website
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Planning underway.
Asia Pacific regional IGF 26 - 29 July, Bangkok, Thailand Website

Main theme: Ensuring an inclusive and sustainable development in Asia-Pacific: A regional agenda for Internet Governance.

Guatemala IGF 27 July, Guatemala City Website
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West Africa IGF 27 - 28 July, Cotonou, Benin Website
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Main theme: Digital Security for Socio-Economic Development and Peace
August
 
Youth LACIGF 1 August, Panama City, Panama Website
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LACIGF 2 - 4 August, Panama City, Panama Website
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Nepal IGF 18 - 19 August, Kathmandu Website Main theme: Building Sustainable Internet Ecosystem in Nepal
Caribbean IGF 21 - 23 August, Tortola, British Virgin Islands Website  
Costa Rica IGF 31 August, San Jose Website  
September Malawi IGF 8 September, Lilongwe Website  
Georgia IGF 12 September, Tbilisi Website
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Uruguay IGF 13 September, Montevideo Website Main theme: Internet in Uruguay: a country in a digital key.
UK-IGF 13 September, London Website
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Youth IGF Uruguay 13 September, Montevideo Website  
Namibia IGF 27 - 28 September, Windhoek Website
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Portugal IGF 28-29 September, Lisbon Website  
October Armenia IGF 2 October, Yerevan Website
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Main theme: Internet governance for sustainable and inclusive development.
Colombia IGF 3 - 4 October, Bogota Website
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Dominican Republic IGF 5 October, Santo Domingo Website
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Netherlands Youth IGF 5 October, Amsterdam Website
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Ukraine IGF 6 October, Kiev Website  
Netherlands IGF 10 October, Amsterdam Website
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Main theme: Shape your digital future!
Austria IGF 16 October, Vienna Website
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Overall topic: Security and freedoms in digital space.
Tunisia IGF 17 October, Tunis Website
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Slovenia IGF 17 October, Ljubljana Website
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Panama IGF 24 October, Panama City Website
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Rwanda IGF 26 October, Kigali Website  
Uganda IGF 27 October, Kampala Website  
Indonesia IGF 28 October, Jakarta Website  
November Brazil IGF 14 - 17 November, Rio de Janeiro Website
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German IGF 15 November, Berlin Website
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Mauritius IGF 16 November, Port Louis Website
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Main theme: Enhancing Digital Trust to encompass Online Child Safety.
Argentina IGF 16 - 17 November, Buenos Aires Website
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Bolivia IGF 16 - 17 November,
Sucre, Bolivia
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Italy IGF 20 - 21 November, Bologna Website  
Poland IGF 21 November, Warsaw Website  
Ecuador IGF 24 November, Loja Website  
Youth IGF Turkey 26 November, Istanbul Website
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Main theme: Social Impact of Internet on Youth.
Chad IGF 27 November, N'Djamena Website
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FYR Macedonia IGF 28 November, Skopje Website  
Spain IGF 28 - 29 November, Madrid Website
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South Africa IGF 28 - 29 November, Johannesburg Website
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Paraguay IGF 29 - 30 November, Asuncion Website
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December North Africa IGF 2 - 3  December, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Website
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African IGF 4 - 6 December, Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt Website
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Zimbabwe IGF 11 December, Harare Website
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Bosnia and Herzegovina IGF 12 December, Sarajevo Website Main theme: The network effect: from infrastructure to children.
DR Congo IGF 11 - 13 December, Kinshasa Website
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