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IGF 2022 Press Release

With 2.7 billion still left offline, UN Forum to find solutions for creating a human-centred and resilient digital future. See the Press Release.

IGF Week Evening Events!

See the line-up of cultural and musical events for IGF participants, from November 29th through December 1st!

Media at 17th IGF

All members of the press are invited to the 17th IGF! Please see our Press Kit and Media Advisory for everything IGF and how to attend.

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The 17th IGF

The 17th annual IGF meeting will be hosted by the Government of Ethiopia in Addis Ababa from 28 November to 2 December 2022 on Resilient Internet for a Shared Sustainable and Common Future and ofive constituent themes aligned with the Secretary-General's envisioned Global Digital Compact. The IGF 2022 Schedule (document version) is published and registration is available (participants list). IGF 2022 intersessional work is also underway. Please access the Host Country Website for Practical information on Visas and Hotels.

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Preparing IGF 2022

Preparations for IGF 2022 are ongoing. The First Open Consultations and MAG Meeting was held online from 23 to 25 February. It discussed the calls for feedback & improvements, as well as the call for thematic inputs. The Second IGF 2022 Open Consultations and MAG Meeting was hosted at the United Nations Office at Geneva from 6 to 8 July 2022. The intersessional work is also under implementation, open to everyone to participate. Subscribe to its mailing lists to connect with the existing networks. 

IGF 2021 Outputs

The Sixteenth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was hosted by the Government of Poland under the overarching theme: ‎‎‘’Internet United’’

 

IGF 2021 Summary Report: Internet United

The IGF 2021 Summary report outlines key highlights of the IGF 2021 process and 16th annual IGF meeting. It also contains the thematic messages.

Click here to get the Summary

Messages from Katowice IGF and other IGF 2021 outputs

Click here to see more including the high-level addresses, press releases and other outputs

Donors to the Trust Fund

Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia

Nic.at The Austrian Registry

Facebook

European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association

Government of Switzerland

Nominet UK

The Walt Disney Company

Summit Strategies International

Number Resource Organization (NRO)

Verizon

auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator

China Energy Fund Committee

Government of the United States

Government of Sweden

Google

AT&T

Amazon

The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)

Politecnico di Torino

Community DNS

Government of the Netherlands

European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

The Internet Society (ISOC)

UNINETT Norid

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

Government of the Republic of Korea

NIKKEI DigitalCORE

Ribose Inc

Tides Foundation

MCADE, LLC.

Government of Norway

Verisign

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

Microsoft Corporation

NIC-MEXICO

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks

Coordination Center for TLD RU

CISCO

The Internet Society Foundation

Government of Finland

Danish Internet Forum

Government of Germany

European Commission

Government of the United Kingdom

Afilias Global Registry Services

Government of Japan

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