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      Preparing IGF 2022
      The 17th IGF, under the overarching theme Resilient Internet for a Shared Sustainable and Common Future, will be held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 28 November to 2 December 2022. The meeting programme is guided by five themes drawn from the Global Digital Compact in the UN

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    • IGF 2017

      IGF 2017: Geneva, Switzerland

      Shape Your Digital Future! 

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    • IGF 2015

      IGF 2015: João Pessoa, Brazil

      Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development


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    • IGF 2018

      IGF 2018: Paris, France

      The Internet of Trust

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    • IGF 2016 Podium

      IGF 2016: Jalisco, Mexico

      Enabling Inclusive and Sustainable Growth


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    • IGF 2019

      IGF 2019: Berlin, Germany

      One World. One Net. One Vision

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Meet the IGF Leadership Panel

The UN Secretary-General has appointed 10 distinguished members, joining 5 ex-officio members, to the inaugural IGF Leadership Panel. Read the ToR & member bios below.

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. 

See IGF 2022 Selected Workshops

The list of workshops selected by the IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) at its Second Open Consultations & Meeting is now available

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.

Click here to get the Summary

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


Community DNS


Government of Norway

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)


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

Number Resource Organization (NRO)

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks


Government of Sweden

Government of the United Kingdom

Government of the United States

The Internet Society (ISOC)

Afilias Global Registry Services

auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator

Government of the Netherlands


Government of Switzerland

European Commission

Government of Germany

European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association


Tides Foundation

Government of the Republic of Korea


Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)


Danish Internet Forum

Ribose Inc




The Walt Disney Company

Government of Japan

Politecnico di Torino

The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)

Nominet UK

The Internet Society Foundation

Coordination Center for TLD RU

China Energy Fund Committee

Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia


Summit Strategies International

Government of Finland

Nic.at The Austrian Registry

Microsoft Corporation

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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.


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