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      Kyoto, October 8-12

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IGF 2023 Themes & Subthemes

The IGF 2023 overarching theme is "The Internet We Want - Empowering All People". Eight sub-themes accompany the theme. Read more below!

Attending WSIS 2023?

Join the Secretariat: We're hosting a briefing session on IGF Japan at the 2023 WSIS Forum in Geneva. The session takes place Friday 17 March, 10-10:45 CET. More details below. 

Message from USG Li

See the video address to the First IGF 2023 Open Consultations and MAG Meeting from UN Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs Junhua Li. 

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IGF 2022 Outputs: Addis Ababa Messages, Summary Report & More

Please visit IGF 2022 Outputs for this year's Addis Ababa IGF Messages, Summary Report, individual session reports, session transcripts, reports from the intersessional work, youth and parliamentary tracks, outputs from NRIs, annual meeting photos, videos, and more.

Planning IGF 2023
Planning IGF 2023

The IGF 2023 intersessional work and the 18th annual IGF meeting are being planned. During the First IGF 2023 Open Consultations and MAG Meeting, it was decided that the IGF 2023 overarching theme is ''The Internet We Want - Empowering All People''. The programme is developing around eight sub-themes: AI & Emerging Technologies; Avoiding Internet Fragmentation; Cybersecurity, Cybercrime and Online Safety; Data Governance and Trust; Digital Divides and Inclusion; Global Digital Governance and Cooperation; Human Rights and Freedoms; and Sustainability & Environment.

Donors to Trust Fund

Danish Internet Forum

Government of Japan

Government of Finland

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Government of Switzerland

Facebook

European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)

The Walt Disney Company

NIKKEI DigitalCORE

IGFSA

Amazon

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks

Verisign

Number Resource Organization (NRO)

European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association

The Internet Society (ISOC)

auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator

The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)

Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia

MCADE, LLC.

CISCO

Google

Nic.at The Austrian Registry

UNINETT Norid

Government of the Republic of Korea

Tides Foundation

NIC-MEXICO

Coordination Center for TLD RU

Summit Strategies International

The Internet Society Foundation

Government of Germany

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

Government of Sweden

Community DNS

Government of Norway

Nominet UK

Ribose Inc

Microsoft Corporation

Government of the United Kingdom

European Commission

Afilias Global Registry Services

AT&T

International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) - Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS)

Politecnico di Torino

Verizon

China Energy Fund Committee

Government of the Netherlands

Government of the United States

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