• 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 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

Coordination Center for TLD RU


Danish Internet Forum

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

Government of Sweden

Government of the Republic of Korea

European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)

Government of Switzerland


Government of the United Kingdom


Government of the Netherlands

European Commission

Number Resource Organization (NRO)

Government of the United States

Nic.at The Austrian Registry

China Energy Fund Committee

Microsoft Corporation


European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association


Afilias Global Registry Services

The Walt Disney Company

Nominet UK



Tides Foundation

The Internet Society (ISOC)

Government of Finland

Community DNS

Government of Norway

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Government of Japan



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

The Internet Society Foundation

Politecnico di Torino


Ribose Inc

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks

Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia

Government of Germany

The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)


Summit Strategies International

auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator


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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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