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OPEN: IGF Workshop Submissions

The IGF 2022 Call for Workshop Proposals is NOW OPEN until 3 June 2022! All stakeholders are invited to submit under the five themes of this year's meeting on Resilient Internet for a Shared Sustainable and Common Future

New Coalition on Digital Health

The IGF has welcomed a new Dynamic Coalition on Internet-based technologies for healthcare. Learn about DC-Digital Health and subscribe to the mailing list

Join New DC-Environment (DCE)

A Dynamic Coalition on environmental sustainability and digitalization has launched. All are welcome to participate by subscribing to the DCE mailing list.

IGF 2022

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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. 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 publishedIGF 2022 intersessional work is also underway.

MAG Meeting at UNOG
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

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.

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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 the United States

European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association

Amazon

Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia

NIC-MEXICO

NIKKEI DigitalCORE

Facebook

European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)

UNINETT Norid

Nic.at The Austrian Registry

European Commission

Government of the Republic of Korea

MCADE, LLC.

Government of Germany

Summit Strategies International

Government of Finland

Microsoft Corporation

The Internet Society (ISOC)

Nominet UK

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

Afilias Global Registry Services

Government of Japan

Government of the Netherlands

CISCO

Community DNS

IGFSA

auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator

Ribose Inc

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks

Government of Sweden

Government of Switzerland

Verizon

Politecnico di Torino

AT&T

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

Government of the United Kingdom

Verisign

The Internet Society Foundation

The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)

Danish Internet Forum

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

The Walt Disney Company

Google

Number Resource Organization (NRO)

Government of Norway

Tides Foundation

Coordination Center for TLD RU

China Energy Fund Committee

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