• 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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IGF 2022 Travel & Logistics

Traveling to Addis Ababa for IGF 2022? Ensure you complete Ethiopian visa procedures as soon as possible. Resources and tips from the IGF venue are also available.

Leadership Panel Chair & Vice-Chair

The IGF Leadership Panel has elected Mr. Vinton Cerf and Ms. Maria Ressa as its first Chair and Vice-Chair. Learn more about the full Panel

IGF 2022 Schedule

See the overall IGF 2022 Schedule here and linked below!

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 and ofive constituent themes aligned with the Secretary-General's envisioned Global Digital Compact. The IGF 2022 Schedule (document version) is published and registration is available (participants list). IGF 2022 intersessional work is also underway. Please access the Host Country Website for Practical information on Visas and Hotels.

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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. The intersessional work is also under implementation, open to everyone to participate. Subscribe to its mailing lists to connect with the existing networks. 

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



China Energy Fund Committee

Number Resource Organization (NRO)


Nic.at The Austrian Registry

Government of Sweden

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia

The Internet Society (ISOC)

Coordination Center for TLD RU


Government of the United States

Government of the United Kingdom

The Walt Disney Company

auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator

Government of Japan

The Internet Society Foundation

Tides Foundation

Government of Norway

Government of the Netherlands


Microsoft Corporation

Government of the Republic of Korea

Community DNS

Government of Germany

The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)

European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks


European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association


Government of Switzerland


Afilias Global Registry Services

Ribose Inc




Summit Strategies International

Politecnico di Torino

European Commission

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

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

Danish Internet Forum

Nominet UK

Government of Finland


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of public policy issues pertaining

the Internet

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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