Региональные и национальные инициативы IGF

Eastern European Regional Group

Current record of the existing national IGFs in the Eastern European regional group:

Albania IGF was established in 2017. Its objective is to create an Internet governance discussion platform for all stakeholder groups of this respective country.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Fotjon Kosta
Primary Email address

Armenia IGF was established in 2015. The main goal of this Initiative is to provide an open and transparent platform for all stakeholder groups to bring up and discuss the Internet governance related issues.

Annual meeting Information
8 October 2021, Yerevan, Armenia
Name of Coordinator
Lianna Galstyan
Primary Email address

Azerbaijan IGF was established in 2014. The main goal of this Initiative is to provide an open and transparent platform for all stakeholder groups to bring up and discuss the Internet governance related issues.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Vasif Mammadov

Belarus IGF was organized in 2016 year. Its main objective is to bring different stakeholder groups from Belarus to discuss relevant Internet governance issues. This national IGF also facilitates engagement of the youth through integrated Youth IGF initiative.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Helen Belskaya
Primary Email address

Bosnia and Herzegovina IGF was launched in 2015 year. It is a multistakeholder platform for discussing Internet governance related issues from the perspective of their respective community.

Annual meeting Information
Initiative inactive.
Name of Coordinator
Valentina Pelizzer

Croatia IGF was established in 2015 year. It aims at creating an environment for open discussions and thinking in the Republic of Croatia on important issues concerning the future of Internet.

Annual meeting Information
Team planning meetings hosted for 2022 annual event.
Name of Coordinator
Kristijan Zimmer
Primary Email address

National IGF of Estonia was organized in 2017 year. Its mission is to create a unique ground for all stakeholders from this respective community to discuss the relevant Internet Governance related issues.

Annual meeting Information
25 May 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Andres Tarto
Primary Email address

National IGF of Georgia was organized in 2016. Its main objective is to support participation of all stakeholders in Internet governance related discussion, as defined in the Charter of the Forum.

Annual meeting Information
30 November - 1 December 2021,Tbilisi, Georgia
Name of Coordinator
Ucha Seturi

National IGF of Hungary was established in 2019. Its multistakeholder Steering Committee facilitates an open and inclusive, bottom-up process for everyone to engage in discussions on Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Mate Mester
Primary Email address

Moldova national IGF was established in 2020. The main objective of the Moldova IGF is to consolidate various categories of actors to discuss, within a multilateral, democratic and transparent process, the most important public policy issues related to the Internet, as well as security in the virtual environment.

Annual meeting Information
19-20 October 2021,Chisinau, Moldova
Name of Coordinator
Alex Marciuc
Primary Email address

The national IGF of the FYRO Macedonia, was established in 2017. As per its Declaration, It is an open, inclusive and informal space for dialogue on Internet governance issues between all stakeholders.

Annual meeting Information
15 December 2021, Skopje, North Macedonia
Name of Coordinator
Aleksandar Icokaev
Primary Email address

National IGF of Poland was established in 2016. This IGF stands as an opportunity for the community to discuss in an open and unrestrained atmosphere about the most important issues related to the functioning of the Internet in Poland and beyond.

Annual meeting Information
20 October 2022, Lublin, Poland
Name of Coordinator
Maciej Gron
Primary Email address

Национальный IGF России создан в 2010 году. Форум посвящен ответу на вопрос, связанный с возможным глобальным консенсусом в области управления Интернетом.

Annual meeting Information
7-9 апреля 2021 г., Москва, Россия
Name of Coordinator
Михаил Анисимов
Primary Email address

The national IGF of Serbia was recognized in 2022. Its main objective is to creat an open, inclusive, public, open, constructive and useful process to help shape the national digital policy and create conditions for further digitalization whilst preserving the rights of citizens.

Annual meeting Information
26 May 2022, Belgrade, Serbia
Name of Coordinator
Desiree Miloshevic

Slovenia national IGF was organized in 2016 year. Its goal is to gather different stakeholder groups in Slovenia, to discuss relevant Internet governance issues and seek for potential solutions.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Dusan Caf
Primary Email address

National IGF of Ukraine was created in 2010 year. The purpose of this Forum is to discuss the most critical issues of the information society development in Ukraine.

Annual meeting Information
11-12 November 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Vladimir Kukovsky
Primary Email address