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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: 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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      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: Berlin, Germany

      One World. One Net. One Vision

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Join Us at the African IGF!

The Secretariat is hosting three sessions: on Youth (18 Jul, 10 UTC); on AI (19 Jul, 14:10 UTC); and a Parliamentary Roundtable (20 Jul, 13:30 UTC). Register through the link below!

Call for IGF 2022 Village Booths

Stakeholders are invited to apply for an exhibition booth at the IGF 2022 Village, within the deadline of 31 July. Both onsite and virtual booths will be available. More details below.

DEADLINE EXTENDED

The deadline for all IGF 2022 session proposals has now been extended by one week, to FRIDAY 10 JUNE, 23:59 UTC. All proposers and interested proposers are kindly advised to adhere to the new deadline. 

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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. Also 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

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

Nominet UK

Amazon

Government of the United Kingdom

Government of the Republic of Korea

NIKKEI DigitalCORE

The Walt Disney Company

Government of Sweden

Tides Foundation

The Internet Society (ISOC)

AT&T

Government of Japan

Microsoft Corporation

Community DNS

UNINETT Norid

European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Ribose Inc

Government of Switzerland

Government of the Netherlands

The Internet Society Foundation

Facebook

Google

CISCO

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

Nic.at The Austrian Registry

Afilias Global Registry Services

Politecnico di Torino

Government of Norway

Government of the United States

Government of Finland

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

Coordination Center for TLD RU

Verisign

IGFSA

Number Resource Organization (NRO)

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks

European Commission

Government of Germany

auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator

China Energy Fund Committee

Danish Internet Forum

Verizon

NIC-MEXICO

Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia

The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)

Summit Strategies International

MCADE, LLC.

European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association

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