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      IGF 2017: Geneva, Switzerland

      Shape Your Digital Future! 

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      IGF 2015: João Pessoa, Brazil

      Evolution of Internet Governance: Empowering Sustainable Development

       

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      The Internet of Trust

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      IGF 2016: Jalisco, Mexico

      Enabling Inclusive and Sustainable Growth

       

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      One World. One Net. One Vision

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IGF 2022 Dates

The dates for the 17th IGF have been confirmed as 28 November-2 December 2022. All stakeholders are invited to start planning their participation. 

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Different types of sessions will make up the IGF 2022 programme - workshops, open forums, town halls, lightning talks and more. All stakeholders are invited to apply until 3 June 2022. 'Read more' and access our Public Call!

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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

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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.

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Messages from Katowice IGF and other IGF 2021 outputs

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Donors to the Trust Fund

NIC-MEXICO

Government of Finland

Microsoft Corporation

Verisign

Summit Strategies International

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

AT&T

MCADE, LLC.

Government of the United States

Danish Internet Forum

auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator

Google

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

Government of the Netherlands

Afilias Global Registry Services

Nominet UK

Nic.at The Austrian Registry

The Walt Disney Company

Amazon

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks

The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)

CISCO

Government of Japan

Community DNS

The Internet Society Foundation

Government of Germany

European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)

European Commission

Government of Norway

Tides Foundation

Verizon

Ribose Inc

Politecnico di Torino

China Energy Fund Committee

Number Resource Organization (NRO)

IGFSA

Government of the United Kingdom

Government of the Republic of Korea

NIKKEI DigitalCORE

European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association

UNINETT Norid

Government of Switzerland

Government of Sweden

The Internet Society (ISOC)

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia

Coordination Center for TLD RU

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