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A record number of session proposals were received for IGF 2023 - almost twice as many as last year and more than double from 2021. See the close-to 800 proposals here

IGF 2023 Travel Support

We're making travel support available to a limited number of eligible IGF 2023 participants from the Global South. Read the call and apply until 12 July!

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Interested stakeholders and organizations can apply for IGF 2023 exhibition booths or remote hubs until 20 July. Read the call pages for more details!

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IGF 2024

The 19th IGF is set to take place in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, from 15 to 19 December 2024. Preparations are underway for the First IGF 2024 Open Consultations and Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) Meeting on 27-29 February in Riyadh. The IGF 2024 Call for Thematic Inputs was open until 31 January. Inputs received for the process to take stock of IGF 2023 and suggest improvements for IGF 2024 are available in full.

 

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IGF 2023 Outputs

The 18th Annual Meeting of the IGF was held under the overarching theme, ''The Internet We Want - Empowering All People'', in Kyoto, Japan from 8 to 12 October 2023. The Summary Report, including the Kyoto IGF Messages, as well as all meeting outputs, are available.

Donors to Trust Fund

Government of the United States

Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia

The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)

Tides Foundation

European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association

Coordination Center for TLD RU

Danish Internet Forum

The Internet Society Foundation

Nominet UK

NIKKEI DigitalCORE

Amazon

IGFSA

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

Government of Sweden

Google

Verizon

The Internet Society (ISOC)

China Energy Fund Committee

Government of Germany

Government of the United Kingdom

Verisign

Summit Strategies International

AT&T

Ribose Inc

Number Resource Organization (NRO)

Community DNS

Politecnico di Torino

MCADE, LLC.

European Commission

Nic.at The Austrian Registry

Afilias Global Registry Services

CISCO

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Government of Norway

The Walt Disney Company

Facebook

Government of Switzerland

UNINETT Norid

NIC-MEXICO

Government of the Netherlands

Government of Japan

auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator

Government of Finland

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks

Government of the Republic of Korea

Microsoft Corporation

European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)

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