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Evolution of Internet Governance

IGF 2018 LIGHTNING SESSION #1 Towards NetMundial +5: What happend with the Sao Paulo Declaration

The Lightning session will look into the follow up of the NetMundial Multistakeholder Conference and the Sao Paulo Declaration from 2014. It will call to kick start am evaluation process of the Sai Paulo document to prepare a review Meeting "NetMundial+5" in connection with the 14th

IGF 2018 LIGHTNING SESSION #17 ICANN and Capacity Building in the Underserved Regions

Title:  ICANN and Capacity Building in the Underserved Regions” 

Presenter:  Lito Ibarra (ICANN Board) 

Short Description:  This Session will describe the ICANN capacity building work in Underserved Regions; especially focussed on enhancing understanding of governments on the Domain Name System (DNS) and ICANN.  It will invite contributions on how this work might develop for the benefit of the wider Internet Community. 


IGF 2018 LIGHTNING SESSION #23 Frags and Rushes: Esports and the digital competition explosion

“Frags and Rushes: Esports and the digital competition explosion”


  • Chung, Jennifer (AP, DotAsia Foundation)
  • Datysgeld, Mark (LAC, Governance Primer)
  • Camacho, Salvador (LAC, Kalpa Proteccion Digital)


IGF 2018 LIGHTNING SESSION #7 Growing the #InternetFreedomAfrica Research and Advocacy Community

Since 2014, the Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA) has convened the annual Forum on Internet Freedom in Africa (FIFAfrica) to provide a pan-African space where discussion at the global level can be consolidated at Africa-wide level, drawing a large multi-stakeholder audience of actors from within and beyond the continent.

IGF 2018 OF #20 Technological Innovation and Internet Governance Rules

IGF 2018 Pre-Session Synthesis



- Session Type:

Open Forum


- Title:

Technological Innovation and Internet Governance Rules


- Date & Time:



- Organizer(s):

Cyberspace Administration of China


- Chair/Moderator:

Mr. Yuxiao Li


- Rapporteur/Notetaker:

Ms. Luman Sun

Ms. Lan Cao


IGF 2018 OF #5 Measuring a free, open, rights based and inclusive Internet

Having completed a two-year global multi-stakeholder consultation process on defining Internet Universality Indicators including one workshop discussion conducted at IGF 2017, UNESCO takes the occasion to present the final outcome of the indicators framework and engage further with IGF stakeholders on how to promote R.O.A.M principles (Rights, Openness, Accessibility, Multi-stakeholderism) in global Internet governance and facilitate the application and implementation of these indicators at national levels.

Contact Information

United Nations
Secretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)

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Palais des Nations,
CH-1211 Geneva 10

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