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In the latest IGF Newsletter: information on open calls, intersessional news, & a new section on UN digital stories - among much more! Read below.
African Parliamentary Takeaways
Read the Key Takeaways from African parliamentarians' Digital Policy Symposium, on Internet fragmentation legislation to strengthening Africa's digital economies.
MAG Nominations 2023
The Secretariat has now opened the call for nominations to appoint members to the 2023 IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG), until 5 September 2022.
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. The IGF 2022 Call for Session Proposals, focused on the programme's five themes, was open until 10 June. All session proposals received have been published. IGF 2022 intersessional work is also underway.
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.
IGF Community Updates
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.
Messages from Katowice IGF and other IGF 2021 outputs
- IGF 2021 Summary Report and Katowice IGF Messages
- Parliamentary Track output document (also available in French and Spanish)
- Summary of the IGF 2021 High-Level Exchange Panels and of Global Youth Summit
- Session reports and transcripts
- IGF 2021 statistics, photos and videos
Click here to see more including the high-level addresses, press releases and other outputs
Donors to the Trust Fund
The Internet Society Foundation
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks
Coordination Center for TLD RU
European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)
Afilias Global Registry Services
Politecnico di Torino
Government of the Netherlands
auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator
Brazilian Internet Steering Committee
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) - Business Action to Support the Information Society (BASIS)
Government of Japan
The Internet Society (ISOC)
Government of the United Kingdom
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
Government of Norway
European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association
Number Resource Organization (NRO)
Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia
Summit Strategies International
Government of the Republic of Korea
Government of Finland
Government of the United States
Government of Switzerland
The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)
China Energy Fund Committee
Government of Germany
Danish Internet Forum
Nic.at The Austrian Registry
The Walt Disney Company
Government of Sweden
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The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) serves to bring people together from various stakeholder groups as equals, in discussions on public policy issues relating to the Internet. While there is no negotiated outcome, the IGF informs and inspires those with policy-making power in both the public and private sectors. At their annual meeting delegates discuss, exchange information and share good practices with each other. The IGF facilitates a common understanding of how to maximize Internet opportunities and address risks and challenges that arise.