Iniciativas regionales y nacionales del 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

The 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 Internet governance related issues.

Annual meeting Information
5 November 2024, Yerevan
Name of Coordinator
Katarina Gevorgyan
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
3 December 2024, Minsk
Name of Coordinator
Sergey Povalishev
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
2 October 2023, Sarajevo
Name of Coordinator
Aida Mahmutovic

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
22 May 2024, Opatija, Croatia
Name of Coordinator
Ivana Jelačić
Primary Email address

The national IGF of Czechia was established in 2023. Its main objective is to create an open and inclusive platform for all stakeholders to cooperate and discuss public digital policy.

Annual meeting Information
6 September 2024, Prague
Name of Coordinator
Natálie Terčová
Primary Email address

The national IGF of Estonia has been organized since 2017 and is in Estonian called "Internet Day". The mission of the event is to create a unique platform for all stakeholders and the local community to discuss the topics related to the Internet Governance issues.

Annual meeting Information
10 April 2024, Tallinn
Name of Coordinator
Mare Vahtre
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
14 December 2023, Tbilisi
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

This national IGF was established in 2020. Its main objective is to bring together members of various categories of actors to discuss, within a multilateral, democratic, and transparent process, the most important public policy issues related to the Internet.

Annual meeting Information
29-30 April 2024, 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 May 2023, Skopje
Name of Coordinator
Marko Paloski
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
4 October 2023, Wrocław, Poland
Name of Coordinator
Wiktor Skwarek
Primary Email address

El IGF nacional de Rusia se crea en 2010 años. El Foro está dedicado a responder la pregunta relacionada con un posible consenso global en el campo de la gobernanza de Internet.

Annual meeting Information
7-9 de abril de 2021, Moscú, Rusia
Name of Coordinator
Mikhail Anisimov
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
11 September 2024, Belgrade
Name of Coordinator
Dejan Đukić
Primary Email address

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
15-17 November 2023, Kyiv
Name of Coordinator
Vladimir Kukovsky
Primary Email address