Inaugural IGF Meeting

Athens, Greece, 30 October - 2 November 2006.

Opening Ceremony: List of speakers

Main Sessions : List of moderators and panellists

The Secretary-General's message to the Internet Governance Forum [pdf]

A provisional list of participants is available here and a breakdown of participants is available by region and stakeholder group.


Workshop Reports


A number of workshop reports are available here. All workshop organizers are invited to submit a short report to : [email protected] The report should not be longer than two pages, (format A-4). The report template is available here.


The Secretary-General's message

The Secretary-General's message announcing the convening of the Meeting is available in all UN languages:

[English] [Français] [中文] [عربي] [Русский] [Español]


Related activities

This Web site introduces a platform for announcing IGF related activities by interested entities. Any entity taking part in the Athens meeting may use this Web site to showcase its activities. Please send your contribution to [email protected]. Read more about related activities.

Synthesis Paper

A synthesis paper summarizing the substantive contributions in preparation for the Athens meeting is available in all UN languages:

[English] [Français] [中文] [عربي] [Русский] [Español]


Preparatory Process


The Athens Meeting was prepared by the Secretary-General's Advisory Group

The IGF Advisory Group held two meetings in Geneva on 22 - 23 May and 7 - 8 September 2006 to prepare the agenda and the programme as well as the structure and format of the IGF meeting in Athens. More information is available here

Consultations on the convening of the IGF

Two rounds of consultations on the convening of the IGF were held in Geneva on 16 - 17 February and on 19 May 2006.

Information on the consultations on the convening of the IGF is available here.

This page was last updated on Wednesday, 3 October, 2007

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