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January Newsletter

Posted: the January 2023 edition of the IGF newsletter. Read on for a full overview of activities, updates and ways to participate in the IGF 2023 process. 

IGF 2023 1st OC & MAG Meeting

All stakeholders are invited to participate onsite or online in the First IGF 2023 Open Consultations & MAG Meeting hosted at the UN Office at Vienna from 8 to 10 March 2023.

Addis Ababa IGF Messages

The final version of the IGF Addis Ababa Messages is now available! Access this important IGF 2022 outcome document here and below.

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

Please visit IGF 2022 Outputs for this year's Messages, Summary Report, individual session reports, session transcripts, photos, videos, and more.

IGF 2022
Taking Stock of 2022 & Suggesting Improvements for 2023

All IGF stakeholders are invited to submit reflections on this year's meeting to assist with the planning for the IGF 2023 programme. The call for feedback, or 'stocktaking process', on the organizational, logistical, and structural aspects of IGF 2022 is an annual IGF tradition. The results will be compiled in a synthesis paper and presented to the first meeting of the IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) in 2023.

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The First Open Consultations and in-person Meeting of the MAG will be hosted from 8 to 10 March 2023 at the UN Office at Vienna, Austria. 
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The IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) has announced its membership for 2023. This year's members, appointed by the UN Secretary-General, come from across regions and stakeholder groups. We warmly invite all to consult the new 2023 MAG members list here!
IGF 2022 Daily Bulletin
For those who missed or wish to relive IGF 2022, Daily Bulletins (in both English and French) and Media Wrap-Ups are available, providing an at-a-day view of the IGF week. Draft editions of the Addis Ababa IGF Messages and Addis Ababa IGF Summary Report can also be consulted.

Donors to the Trust Fund

The Walt Disney Company

Government of the Netherlands

China Energy Fund Committee

The Internet Society Foundation

Number Resource Organization (NRO)

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Summit Strategies International

NIKKEI DigitalCORE

Verisign

European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association

Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia

Ribose Inc

Government of Norway

Nic.at The Austrian Registry

Government of Germany

Facebook

Coordination Center for TLD RU

The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)

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

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

UNINETT Norid

MCADE, LLC.

Politecnico di Torino

Government of Finland

Community DNS

Government of Switzerland

IGFSA

Government of Japan

auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator

Government of the Republic of Korea

NIC-MEXICO

European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)

Government of the United States

Government of Sweden

Afilias Global Registry Services

Danish Internet Forum

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks

The Internet Society (ISOC)

AT&T

Amazon

Verizon

Government of the United Kingdom

European Commission

Google

Tides Foundation

Microsoft Corporation

CISCO

Nominet UK

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