IGF 区域和国家倡议

Eastern European Regional Group

Current record of the existing national IGFs in the Eastern European regional group:

The Internet Governance Forum Afghanistan (IGFA) was established in 2017. It aims at addressing issues of relevance for the respective community of Afghanistan. It brings diverse stakeholders under a single platform to discuss challenges and propose solutions.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed.
Name of Coordinator
Ghayoor Bawary

The Youth IGF Afghanistan (YIGFA) is a youth-led and youth-focused initiative aiming to engage Afghan youth in Internet Governance debates and discussions.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed.
Name of Coordinator
Elaaha Noorza

YIGF Africa is an open platform for younger generation to express and interchange their ideas and thoughts on Internet governance.

AfIGF hosted its first regional, annual IGF meeting in 2012. The main objective of this regional IGF is to provide a platform for an inclusive multilateral, multistakeholder and multilingual discussion on issues pertinent to the Internet in Africa in general and Internet Governance issues in particular.

Annual meeting Information
19-21 July 2022, Lilongwe, Malawi
Name of Coordinator
Mary Uduma
Primary Email address

Albania IGF was established in 2017. Its objective is to create an Internet governance discussion platform for all stakeholder groups of this respective country.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Fotjon Kosta
Primary Email address

The Albanian Youth IGF initiative was established in 2018. It aims to create a multistakeholder process through which the Albanian Youth community will have opportunity to engage in Internet Governance discussions on national, regional and international levels.

Name of Coordinator
Dajana Mulaj
Primary Email address

APrIGF was convened in 2010 year. The core objective is to raise awareness and encourage participation from relevant stakeholders around the region on Internet governance issues, as well as to foster multi-lateral, multi-stakeholder discussion about issues pertinent to the Internet in Asia.

Annual meeting Information
27-30 September 2021, hybrid meeting hosted in Kathmandu, Nepal
Name of Coordinator
Jennifer Chung
Primary Email address

Arab IGF was established in 2012. It aimes to create a multistakeholder platform to discuss all public policies issues related to Internet governance, especially the issues raised in the "Internet Governance Forum" with the aim of achieving the international governance and management of the Internet and promoting the Internet access, security, stability and development.

Annual meeting Information
13-23 December 2021, online
Name of Coordinator
Ayman Elsherbiny

Argentina national IGF was established in 2015 year. The main goal is to create a space for a dialogue on Internet Governance matters, in which different stakeholders discuss the development of Internet in this respective country.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Eileen Cejas
Primary Email address

The Youth IGF of Argentina was established in 2018. It serves as a forum for discussion and exchange space that aims to expand the voices of young people between 18 and 30 who are interested in Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
4 December 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Eileen Cejas

Armenia IGF was established in 2015. The main goal of this Initiative is to provide an open and transparent platform for all stakeholder groups to bring up and discuss the Internet governance related issues.

Annual meeting Information
8 October 2021, Yerevan, Armenia
Name of Coordinator
Lianna Galstyan
Primary Email address

The Armenian Youth IGF initiative was established in 2019. The forum provides an open platform for Armenian Youth to take part in Internet governance discussions, to get acquainted with Internet-related issues concerning Armenia.

Annual meeting Information
11 October 2019, Yerevan, Armenia
Name of Coordinator
Ani Dallakian

With a dedication to raise the awareness of youth on Internet governance matters and encourage the young generations to participate in the policy discussion, the Youth IGF of Asia Pacific region was initiated in 2010.

Annual meeting Information
17-20 September 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Jenna Fung
Primary Email address

National Australia IGF was organized in 2012 year. Its main aim is to create a unique space for different stakeholder groups to gather and discuss issues pertaining to the Internet in Australia.

Annual meeting Information
4-5 November 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Elliot Mayhew

Austria national IGF was established in 2015 year. It aims at creating an open discussion platform for representatives of different stakeholder groups on all relevant issues related to the management and further development of the Internet.

Annual meeting Information
Initiative inactive.
Name of Coordinator
Andreas Ulrich

Azerbaijan IGF was established in 2014. The main goal of this Initiative is to provide an open and transparent platform for all stakeholder groups to bring up and discuss the Internet governance related issues.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Vasif Mammadov

The Azerbaijan Youth IGF initiative is established in 2019 with a main objective to provide an open platform to the youth community to discuss Internet Governance issues.

Annual meeting Information
4 March 2020, Baku, Azerbaijan

Bangladesh national IGF was launched in 2016 year. It provides a domestic independent forum in Bangladesh aiming to engage different stakeholder groups into the discussion on Internet governance. It helps to create partnerships, coalitions and dialogues that demonstrate best practices and help move policy forward.

Annual meeting Information
29-31 December 2021, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Name of Coordinator
Mohammad Abdul Haque
Primary Email address

Barbados national IGF is established in 2017 year. Its objective is to provide Barbadians from all sectors of society with a platform to discuss how they use the Internet and the most pertinent issues affecting them.

Annual meeting Information
TBS 2020
Name of Coordinator
June Parris

Belarus IGF was organized in 2016 year. Its main objective is to bring different stakeholder groups from Belarus to discuss relevant Internet governance issues. This national IGF also facilitates engagement of the youth through integrated Youth IGF initiative.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Helen Belskaya
Primary Email address

自 2019 年以来,白俄罗斯国家 IGF 的多利益相关方组织委员会表示将促进一系列关于青年参与国家 IGF 进程的重点计划活动。

Annual meeting Information
2019 年 11 月 18 日,白俄罗斯明斯克
Name of Coordinator
海伦·贝尔斯卡娅
Primary Email address

The Benin IGF was established in 2012. The forum provides a platform for different stakeholders in Benin to discuss issues related to Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
28 September 2021, Cotonou
Name of Coordinator
Franck Kouyami
Primary Email address

Bolivia national IGF was organized in 2017. Its main aim is to create a unique multistakeholder platform for discussing policy issues pertaining to Internet governance, that are of relevance for this respective community.

Annual meeting Information
14-16 October 2021, La Paz, Bolivia
Name of Coordinator
Robert Zambrana
Primary Email address

Bosnia and Herzegovina IGF was launched in 2015 year. It is a multistakeholder platform for discussing Internet governance related issues from the perspective of their respective community.

Annual meeting Information
Initiative inactive.
Name of Coordinator
Valentina Pelizzer

This national IGF was established in 2019. Its main purpose is to provide a multistakeholder platform for the Botswana community to discuss Internet governance issues.

Annual meeting Information
8-9 July 2021, Gaborone
Name of Coordinator
Phuthego Chere
Primary Email address

National IGF of Brazil was organized in 2010 year. Its main objective is bringing together different stakeholder groups to discuss Internet-related issues in Brazil and worldwide. The Forum is, therefore, an open opportunity and an invitation to discuss the current and future challenges of the Internet as a whole.

Annual meeting Information
31 May - 3 June 2022, Natal, Brazil
Name of Coordinator
Vinicius Santos
Primary Email address

The national IGF of Burkina Faso was organized in 2014. It aims to provide an open and inculsive multistakeholder platform for the Burkina Faso community to discuss issues related to Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
12 November 2021, held in a hybrid format in Bobo Dioulasso
Name of Coordinator
Hermann Ouedraogo
Primary Email address

佛得角 IGF 于 2021 年获得认可。它旨在为国家多利益相关方社区提供一个协作空间,以聚集和讨论人们优先考虑的互联网治理问题。

Annual meeting Information
2021 年 6 月 23 日,佛得角普拉亚
Name of Coordinator
布纳贾马
Primary Email address

The Cameroon IGF was established in 2017. Its main objective is to provide a unique platform for the multistakeholder community of Cameroon to discuss Internet Governance matters of relevance.

Annual meeting Information
16-17 November 2021, Kirbi
Name of Coordinator
Michel T. Linze
Primary Email address

National IGF of Canada was organized in 2011 year.

It represents a platform for a national discussion about Canada’s Internet future. This national IGF runs regular in-person meetings, annual national IGF meeting for all stakeholders and  a year-round discussion using social media on topics of interest to Canadians.

Annual meeting Information
Multiple virtual sessions over the course of 2021
Name of Coordinator
Alyssa Quinn
Primary Email address

The Caribbean IGF was formed in 2005 with the overall objective to provide a unique space for various concerned stakeholders to come together and discuss issues related to Internet governance in the Caribbean region.

Annual meeting Information
24-26 August 2022, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Nigel Cassimire
Primary Email address

CA-IGF was established inn 2009 year. The major objective is to review the pressing issues related to Internet governance. The Forum brings together all stakeholders of this respective region, to present different experiences specific to this sub-region, as well as to take stock of the progress and map the gaps in the integration process of Internet as an engine for development.

Annual meeting Information
1-2 July 2022, Kinshasa, The Democratic Republic of the Congo
Name of Coordinator
Michel T.Linze

CAIGF was organized in 2016 year. The main purpose of the Forum is the creation of a public platform for the discussion of relevant policies regarding Internet governance in Central Asian sub-region.

Annual meeting Information
27-28 September 2021, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Name of Coordinator
Artem Goriainov
Primary Email address

The Chad IGF was organized in 2012 with the objective to facilitate multistakeholder dialogue on public policy issues related to Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
13-14 July 2022, N'Djamena
Name of Coordinator
Abdeldjalil Bachar Bong
Primary Email address

The Youth IGF of Chad was recognised in 2020. Its main goal is to engage young people in the multistakeholder discussion on Internet governance and to develop capacity.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed.
Name of Coordinator
Khouzeifi Issakha Doud-bane
Primary Email address

National IGF of Chile was recognized in 2022. It stands as a multistakeholder platform for  discussion of digital public policy issues in Chile and beyond.

Name of Coordinator
Stefan Berres
Primary Email address

National IGF of China was recognized in 2019. Its core objective is to foster a bottom-up, participatory, open, transparent, and inclusive platform where all stakeholders can exercise their respective roles in enhancing Internet security, accelerating industry development, advancing good Internet governance and promoting digital economy.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Guo Feng
Primary Email address

This Youth IGF initiative was established in 2017. Youth IGF initiative of China aims to engage voices of children and youth in the Internet Governance discourse.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed.
Name of Coordinator
David Ng

National IGF of Colombia was launched in 2014 year. The Forum is focused on discussing needed efforts to shape the evolution and use of the Internet in Colombia.

Annual meeting Information
9-12 November 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Julian Casasbuenas
Primary Email address

INITATIVE INACTIVE

Name of Coordinator
Mark Carvell

The Costa Rica national IGF was established in 2017. Its central objective is to create an opportunity for all stakeholders to discuss Internet Governance issues of relevance for this respective community.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Susana Chaves Araya
Primary Email address

This national IGF was established in 2020. Its main goal is to provide a multistakeholder platform for open and inclusive discussion of Internet governance issues.

Annual meeting Information
28 December 2021, Abidjan
Name of Coordinator
Fanny Salyou
Primary Email address

Croatia IGF was established in 2015 year. It aims at creating an environment for open discussions and thinking in the Republic of Croatia on important issues concerning the future of Internet.

Annual meeting Information
Team planning meetings hosted for 2022 annual event.
Name of Coordinator
Kristijan Zimmer
Primary Email address

The DRC IGF was established in 2017. Its main objective is to allow different stakeholders in the DRC to engage in discussions on issues pertaining to Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
30 June 2022, Kinshasa
Name of Coordinator
Arsene Tungali
Primary Email address

National IGF of Denmark was established in 2013 year. It serves as a multistakeholder platform for discussing issues related to Internet governance, from the perspective of their respective community.

Annual meeting Information
10 May 2022, Copenhagen
Name of Coordinator
Finn Petersen
Primary Email address

The national IGF of the Dominican Republic was organized in 2015 year. The main aim of this national IGF is to bring into the discussion the Internet Governance issues of relevance for this respective community to be discussed among interested stakeholders.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Osvaldo Larancuent
Primary Email address

EA-IGF was convened in 2008 with a participation from five countries: Uganda, Burundi, Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda. The Forum aims at creating a Community of Practice that will build a sustainable foundation for meaningful participation of East African stakeholders in Internet public policy debates at the national, regional and international level.

Annual meeting Information
29-30 July 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Lillian Nalwoga
Primary Email address

Ecuador national IGF was organized in 2016 year. Its main goal is to bring gather all stakeholder groups and discuss issues related to the Internet and relevant for this respective community.

Annual meeting Information
17 December 2021, hosted in a hybrid format in Chimborazo, Ecuador
Name of Coordinator
Carlos Vera
Primary Email address

National IGF of El Salvador was established in 2018 year. It aims to establish a multistakeholder process for its respective community, to discuss Internet governance issues of relevance.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed.
Name of Coordinator
Lito Ibarra
Primary Email address

National IGF of Estonia was organized in 2017 year. Its mission is to create a unique ground for all stakeholders from this respective community to discuss the relevant Internet Governance related issues.

Annual meeting Information
25 May 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Andres Tarto
Primary Email address

EuroDIG is created in 2008 by several different stakeholder groups. The main aim of EuroDIG is to promote the engagement of Europeans in multistakeholder dialogue in order to share their expertise and best practice and, where possible, identify common ground. This enables EuroDIG to pull together national perspectives and to apply and shape European values and views regarding the Internet.

Annual meeting Information
20-22 June 2022, hybrid meeting in Trieste
Name of Coordinator
Sandra Hoferichter
Primary Email address

National IGF of Finland was launched in 2010 year. The main objective of this IGF is to bring into discussion focus national interest related to Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
23 May 2022, Helsinki, Finland
Name of Coordinator
Juuso Moisander
Primary Email address

French national IGF was established in 2015 year. It aims for creating a multistakeholder process for its respective community to discuss issues pertaining to the Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
26-27 October 2020, Paris, France
Name of Coordinator
Lucien Castex
Primary Email address

The Gabon IGF was established in 2015. It aims to provide a platform for discussing national Internet governance issues and connecting the national community to regional and global processes of relevance.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Serges Atsamey
Primary Email address

The national IGF of Gambia was recognized in 2018 to facilitate multistakeholder discussions on Internet governance issues.  

Annual meeting Information
14-15 June 2022, Banjul
Name of Coordinator
Adama Jallow and Poncelet Jokkolabs Banjul
Primary Email address

National IGF of Georgia was organized in 2016. Its main objective is to support participation of all stakeholders in Internet governance related discussion, as defined in the Charter of the Forum.

Annual meeting Information
30 November - 1 December 2021,Tbilisi, Georgia
Name of Coordinator
Ucha Seturi

German Youth IGF was established in 2013 year, with the aim to introduce the idea of Internet governance amongst youth and bring young people from Germany into the relevant discussion on national, regional and global level.

Annual meeting Information
11-12 September 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
David Krystof
Primary Email address

German national IGF was created in 2008 year. The purpose of the IGF-D is to foster the dialogue on concrete questions about the development of the Internet between the stakeholders and to unlock new potentials for Germany, as well as to prepare and strengthen the contributions of the German stakeholders at the European and UN Internet Governance Fora.

Annual meeting Information
14 September 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Peter Koch
Primary Email address

The Ghana IGF was established in 2014 with the overall goal to provide a unique space for different stakeholders from this respective community to share information, develop a dialogue, and provide recommendations on key Internet issues.

Annual meeting Information
14-16 July 2021, Accra
Name of Coordinator
Wisdom Donkor

منتدى غانا للشباب هو مبادرة متكاملة يقودها الشباب من منتدى غانا الوطني. يهدف إلى إشراك الشباب في مناقشات حوكمة الإنترنت.

Annual meeting Information
10 يوليو 2020 ، أكرا ، غانا

Greece national IGF was recognized in 2021. Its objective is to engage all stakeholders in a multidimensional and interdisciplinary discussion about Internet Governance, where all related procedures and the programme stem from the community itself.

Annual meeting Information
12-14 November 2021, Athens, Greece
Name of Coordinator
Konstantina Nathanail
Primary Email address

The national IGF of Guatemala was established in 2017. Its objective is to create a forum for all stakeholders of this respective community to discuss issues related to Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
29 September 2022
Name of Coordinator
Fred Clark
Primary Email address

Haiti national IGF was established in 2018. Its purpose is to facilitate an open, inclusive, bottom-up and multistakeholder process for its respective community.

Annual meeting Information
21 December 2021, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Name of Coordinator
Obed Sindy
Primary Email address

National IGF of Honduras was established in 2019. Its main objective is to create a multistakeholder platform for discussion on Internet governance matters of national priority.

Annual meeting Information
15-19 November 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Dr. Denis Jesus Aguilar
Primary Email address

The Hong Kong sub-regional IGF was established in 2019. Its core objective is to provide a dialogue platform for the multistakeholder community to address issues related to Internet Governance and facilitate the exchange of opinions.

Annual meeting Information
15 September 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Jenna Feng

Youth IGF of Hong Kong was establised in 2016 year. This Initiative aims to provide a platform for younger generation in Hong Kong to speak up on Internet Governance issues, build up sense of digital citizenship of students, raise awarenes on Internet givernance issues and to familiarize the community with the yIGF model, all in order to equip participants with skills and knowledge for future participation in actual Internet policy-making discussion

Annual meeting Information
22 December 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Jenna Fung
Primary Email address

National IGF of Hungary was established in 2019. Its multistakeholder Steering Committee facilitates an open and inclusive, bottom-up process for everyone to engage in discussions on Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Mate Mester
Primary Email address

The national IGF of India IGF was established in 2021. Its aim is to facilitate discussions between all stakeholders as equals on public policy issues related to the Internet. 

Annual meeting Information
25-27 November 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Anil Kumar Jain
Primary Email address

The India Youth IGF was established in 2018. Its vision is to raise awareness of youth on internet governance, encourage young generations to participate in public policy discussion and eventually building a new cadre of Internet leaders who are motivated to learn, engage and act within their region and beyond.

Annual meeting Information
5 December 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Ihita Gangavarapu
Primary Email address

Indonesia national IGF was established in 2012 year. It aims at achieving the highest principles, as signed in the Indonesia IGF Declaration.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Mariam F. Barata
Primary Email address

The Indonesia Youth IGF was established in 2018. It has the nature of an aggregator platform, and its main purpose is to ?gather youth movement having interest on internet governance issue.

Annual meeting Information
Multiple events throughout the year

The Italian Youth IGF initiative was established in early 2019. It aims to promote an open, transparent, inclusive and multistakeholder debate on Internet governance matters.

Annual meeting Information
8 November 2021, Cosenza, Italy
Name of Coordinator
Veronica Birindelli

National IGF of Italy was organized in 2008 year. It brings different stakeholders to discuss issues related to Internet governance, important for this respective community.

Annual meeting Information
8-11 November 2021, Cosenza, Italy
Name of Coordinator
Titti Cassa and Mattia Fantinati
Primary Email address

Japan national IGF was established in 2016. Its main goal is to create a unique place for all stakeholders of this respective community to discuss the issues related to Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Keisuke Kamimura (interim)
Primary Email address

The Kenya IGF was created in 2008. It aims to serve as a national platform for policy dialogue on issues related to Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
21-24 September 2021, Nairobi
Name of Coordinator
Barrack Otieno
Primary Email address

The Kenya Youth IGF seeks to bring together young people around the country and foster their engagement in Internet governance. 

Name of Coordinator
Keith Andere
Primary Email address

LACIGF was organized in 2008. The aim of the Forum is to help identify relevant and priority topics for Latin America and the Caribbean to be considered and discussed at the regional and global level. A complementary goal is to promote the regional community's participation in relevant global debates, thus bringing discussions closer to the region.

Annual meeting Information
23-24 November 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Cesar Diaz
Primary Email address

Youth IGF of Latin America and Caribbean was established in 2016 year, in order to increase the participation of young people in Internet Governance related discussion in this respective region.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Umut Pajaro Velasquez
Primary Email address

National IGF of Lebanon was established in 2017. Its core objective is to develop a multistakeholder process for their respective community to address matters pertaining to the Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
23-25 November 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Zeina Bou Harb

The objective of the Liberia IGF, of which the first meeting was in 2020, is to create an Internet governance discussion platform for all stakeholder groups of this respective country.

Annual meeting Information
15-19 August 2022
Name of Coordinator
Peterking Quaye
Primary Email address

Sub-regional IGF of Macao was established in 2016 year. Through communication and exchange ideas, Macao IGF obtains different angles of view on Internet governance, in order to foster building and maintaining an eternal network development of this respectful region.

Annual meeting Information
Initiative inactive.
Primary Email address

The Madagascar IGF was recognised in 2020. It aims to provide a multistakeholder platform for discussion of Internet governance matters of the community's priority.

Annual meeting Information
27-28 August 2020, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Harimino Rakotondrainibe
Primary Email address

The Malawi IGF was established in 2015. Its main objective is to facilitate discussion on Internet governance issues among different stakeholders from this community.

Annual meeting Information
30-31 May 2022, Lilongwe
Name of Coordinator
Bram Fudzulami

The Youth-IGF of Malaysia was established in 2019, with the main idea of engaging young people of Malaysia in the discussion on Internet Governance matters, as well as to raise awareness on Internet Governance and promote the youth participation in Internet policy discussion.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed.
Name of Coordinator
Stella Teoh <

Malta national IGF was launched in 2011 year. It is a national multi-stakeholder Forum where all stakeholder groups meet to discuss key issues associated with the Internet. Its aim is to provide a local forum that engages interested stakeholders in debate on Internet Governance issues.

Annual meeting Information
Initiative inactive.

The Mauritius IGF was established in 2017. It fosters policy dialogue among stakeholders on issues of Internet governance and offers a unique space for a diverse range of people to share information and develop solutions on key Internet issues.

Annual meeting Information
11-12 November 2021, Port Louis
Name of Coordinator
Mahendranath Busgopaul
Primary Email address

The Mauritius Youth IGF initiative was established in 2022. The forum provides an open platform for youth to take part in Internet governance discussions on matters of relevance.

Annual meeting Information
9 July 2022, Port Louis, Mauritius
Name of Coordinator
Leena Devi ‎Boodhoo
Primary Email address

Mexico national IGF was created in 2015 year. The goal of this Initiative is to bring the different stakeholder groups in one place to discuss the issues on Internet governance relevant for their respective community.

Annual meeting Information
Initiative inactive.

Moldova national IGF was established in 2020. The main objective of the Moldova IGF is to consolidate various categories of actors to discuss, within a multilateral, democratic and transparent process, the most important public policy issues related to the Internet, as well as security in the virtual environment.

Annual meeting Information
19-20 October 2021,Chisinau, Moldova
Name of Coordinator
Alex Marciuc
Primary Email address

The Mozambique IGF was organized in 2014. This IGF aims to increase the ability of different stakeholders in the country to identify and discuss issues related to the Internet.

Annual meeting Information
3-5 November 2021, Maputo
Name of Coordinator
Lourino Chemane

Mynamar Youth IGF was recognized in 2022. It is an open, bottom-up, inclusive, multistakeholder platform where youth can discuss Internet governance and engage with all stakeholders in the country, region and globally. 

Annual meeting Information
TBC April 2022
Name of Coordinator
Phyo Thiri Lwin and Zin Myo Htet
Primary Email address

The Namibia IGF was established in 2017. It provides a platform for multistakeholder discussion of Internet governance issues.

Annual meeting Information
22-23 November 2021, Windhoek
Name of Coordinator
Josaphat Vijanda Tjiho
Primary Email address

National IGF of Nepal was established in 2017. Nepal IGF Declaration indicates that the main objective of this IGF is to promote and encourage open and inclusive dialogue and exchange of ideas among all stakeholders involved with Internet governance related issues. It focuses on the organization of the annual meeting, as well as on the capacity building, raising awareness, creating new opportunities for this respective community and bringing new perspectives to it, all in regards to the Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Babu Ram Aryal
Primary Email address

Nepal Youth IGF was established in 2021. The main goal is to encourage and involve young people in the substantive discussion on Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
2 May 2022, Kathmandu
Name of Coordinator
Ananda Gautam
Primary Email address

Youth IGF of Netherlands was established in 2011 year, with the main idea of engaging young people of Netherlands in the discussion on Internet governance and bringing their voices to the global IGF discussion agenda.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed.
Name of Coordinator
Auke Pals

National IGF of New Zealand was established in 2011 year. It serves as a multistakeholder platform for discussing issues related to Internet governance, from the perspective of this respective community.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Ellen Strickland

The Nicaragua Youth IGF was established in 2019. It aims at creating a multistakeholder platform for channelling the inputs from young people in Nicaragua on Internet governance matters of priority to the wider Internet governance ecosystem in the country, region and world.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed.
Name of Coordinator
Cristina Morales

The Nigeria IGF was established in 2013. This initiative aims to provide a sustainable national forum that engages industries, the government, lawmakers, academia, civil society, and other stakeholders in a strategic national debate on Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
29-30 September 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Haru Al-Hassan and Olatokunboh Oyeleye
Primary Email address

The Youth IGF of Nigeria was established in 2019. This initiative serves as a platform to empower young people to be part of public policy Internet discussions which affect the lives of us all.

Annual meeting Information
29 September 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Joshua Josh

North African IGF was officially inaugurated in 2017. Its mission is to create a unique platform for the respective community of this region to discuss the issues pertaining to the Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
12-13 November 2021, Tangier, Morocco
Name of Coordinator
Tijani BEN JEMAA
Primary Email address

The national IGF of the FYRO Macedonia, was established in 2017. As per its Declaration, It is an open, inclusive and informal space for dialogue on Internet governance issues between all stakeholders.

Annual meeting Information
15 December 2021, Skopje, North Macedonia
Name of Coordinator
Aleksandar Icokaev
Primary Email address

The Pacific sub-regional IGF was organzied in 2017. The Forum serves as a platform for discussion, exchange and collaboration of Internet Governance issues in the Pacific region. The stated objective is to contribute to improving regulatory and technical capabilities of member countries, specifically with enlightened involvement in the governance of the Internet

Annual meeting Information
6-11 September 2021, Suva, Fiji
Name of Coordinator
Anju Mangal

The national IGF of Pakistan was established in 2017 year. It aims for creating a platform for discussion, dialogue, exchange and collaboration on Internet Governance issues.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Fouad Bajwa

Founded in 2017, the national Panama IGF aims to provide a unique platform for all stakeholders of this respective community to discuss issues pertaining to the Internet.

Annual meeting Information
17 August 2022 (online and at the City of Knowledge Convention Centre in Panama City)
Name of Coordinator
Lia Hernandez
Primary Email address

National IGF of Paraguay was established in 2014 year. It creates a multistakeholder space for this respective community to address issues related to Internet governance, from the national perspective.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Nicolas Caballero
Primary Email address

This initiative is inactive for a longer period of time and consequently archived. 

National IGF of Peru was organized in 2015 year. Its mission is to create a space for a dialogue on Internet Governance, in which various stakeholder groups discuss the use and development of Internet in this country.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed.
Name of Coordinator
Elaine Ford

National IGF of Poland was established in 2016. This IGF stands as an opportunity for the community to discuss in an open and unrestrained atmosphere about the most important issues related to the functioning of the Internet in Poland and beyond.

Annual meeting Information
20 October 2022, Lublin, Poland
Name of Coordinator
Maciej Gron
Primary Email address

Polish Youth IGF was established in 2022. It serves as an open platform for exchanging experiences and views on Internet governance at national, regional and international levels.

Annual meeting Information
Series of online events in 2021
Name of Coordinator
Emilia Zalewska
Primary Email address

Portugal national IGF was established in 2010 year. The main goal of this IGF is to bring different stakeholder groups on one place, to discuss national issues related to the Internet.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Ana Neves
Primary Email address

Recognized as a regional initiative in 2020, the Quebec IGF (FGI Québec) brings together on an equal footing the different communities that are stakeholders in the Internet, mainly end users, civil society, academic networks, governments, professionals and industry representatives. Since its launch in 2017, the Quebec IGF aims to facilitate a common understanding of how to maximize Internet opportunities and supports those who have decision-making power in the public and private sectors to face the risks and challenges that arise.

 

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed.
Name of Coordinator
Pierre-Jean Darres
Primary Email address

This national IGF was established in 2012, and recognized in 2017. It is an annual forum for multistakeholder policy dialogue on Internet-related matters.

Annual meeting Information
20 August 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Eun Chang Choi
Primary Email address

俄罗斯国家 IGF 成立于 2010 年。论坛致力于回答有关互联网治理领域可能达成的全球共识的问题。

Annual meeting Information
2021年4月7-9日,俄罗斯莫斯科
Name of Coordinator
米哈伊尔·阿尼西莫夫
Primary Email address

This national IGF was established in 2014. It serves as a forum engaging different stakeholders in the country in discussions on Internet governance issues.

Annual meeting Information
30 September 2022, Kigali
Name of Coordinator
Grace INGABIRE MWIKARAGO and Geoffrey KAREGEYA
Primary Email address

National IGF of St.Vincent and Grenadines was established in 2017. It aims for creating a unique multistakeholder platform for this respective community to discuss the issues pertaining to the Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
14-15 July, Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (hybrid format)
Name of Coordinator
Roxanne John
Primary Email address

SEEDIG was established in 2015 year. It creates a space for an open, inclusive and informal dialogue on Internet governance issues between stakeholders from South Eastern Europe and the neighbouring area.

Annual meeting Information
7 events throughout 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Olga Kyryliuk
Primary Email address

Since 2019, SEEDIG runs a multilayered programme for engagement of youth in its processes. This includes a dedicated school on Internet governance for youth hosted in conjunction with the annual meeting and guidance for effective participation in the annual meeting as well as in the intersessional work long-term.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed for 2022
Name of Coordinator
Olga Kyryliuk
Primary Email address

The Senegal IGF was established in 2017 with the objective to provide the national community with a multistakeholder forum for discussing Internet Governance matters.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Maye Diop
Primary Email address

The national IGF of Serbia was recognized in 2022. Its main objective is to creat an open, inclusive, public, open, constructive and useful process to help shape the national digital policy and create conditions for further digitalization whilst preserving the rights of citizens.

Annual meeting Information
26 May 2022, Belgrade, Serbia
Name of Coordinator
Desiree Miloshevic

This national IGF was recognized in 2020. It provides a multistakeholder platform for the national community to discuss matters of Internet governance. 

Annual meeting Information
28 June 2021, Freetown
Name of Coordinator
Salieu Kanu Mansaray
Primary Email address

Slovenia national IGF was organized in 2016 year. Its goal is to gather different stakeholder groups in Slovenia, to discuss relevant Internet governance issues and seek for potential solutions.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Dusan Caf
Primary Email address

The South Africa IGF was organized in 2016. It serves as a unique space to bring different stakeholder groups together to discuss issues related to Internet governance from the perspective of their respective communities. 

Annual meeting Information
11-12 November 2021, Johannesburg (pre-event: national school on Internet governance 8-10 November)
Name of Coordinator
Tsholofelo Mokone
Primary Email address

The South Sudan IGF was established in 2019. The initiative serves as a multistakeholder forum for public policy dialogue on issues of Internet Governance in South Sudan.

Annual meeting Information
2 June 2021, Juba
Name of Coordinator
Kennedy Bullen
Primary Email address

Southeast Asian IGF was established in 2020. Its main goal is to create a platform for all stakeholders to engage in open discussions on Internet governance matters of priority.

Annual meeting Information
11-12 August 2021, Bali, Indonesia
Name of Coordinator
Hario Bismo K.

SAIGF was convened in 2012 year. It aims for fostering the engagement of the community members in a discussion on Internet governance.

Name of Coordinator
George Ah-Thew

Spain IGF was established in 2007. It is a decentralized space for the debate of public policy issues that promotes the sustainability and solidness of the Internet. It provides a platform to encourage discussion among different stakeholders and it gives voice to the Spanish society in international fora in the field of Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
16-17 November 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Felix Hernandez
Primary Email address

Sri Lanka national IGF was recognised in 2015 year. Its main objective is to reinforce active citizenship in people and participates in the development of intercultural and intergenerational dialogues.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Maheeshwara Kirindigoda

The national IGF of Sudan was established in 2018. Its main objective is to provide a multistakeholder platform where different Sudanese communities can discuss matters pertaining to Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Tarik Babikir Merghani
Primary Email address

Swiss national IGF was established in 2015 year. It aims to enable different Swiss stakeholders to interactively discuss among themselves, topical questions concerning governance of the Internet.

Annual meeting Information
2 June 2022, Bern, Switzerland
Name of Coordinator
Livia Walpen and Jacques Beglinger
Primary Email address

The Tanzania IGF was established in 2009 and recognized by the Secretariat in 2018. Its main goal is to engage different stakeholders in multistakeholder discussions on public policy issues related to key elements of the Internet.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Nazar Nicholas
Primary Email address

National IGF of Netherlands was established in 2010 year. Its main objective is to bring the importance of the IGF to the attention of Dutch stakeholders. This is important in order to realize a firm embedding of the international results into a national policy, as well as to make the national voice heard internationally and to put important national themes on the international agenda.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Stephanie Teeuwen
Primary Email address

This national IGF was established in 2015. Its mission is to bring together different national stakeholders to discuss Internet governance issues relevant to their respective communities.

Annual meeting Information
14-15 October 2022, Lomé
Name of Coordinator
Emmanuel Vitus Agbenonwossi
Primary Email address

National IGF of Trinidad and Tobago creates unique space for meeting the needs of this respective community for discussing the matters related to Internet evolution.

Annual meeting Information
27-28 January 2022, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago
Name of Coordinator
Tracy Hackshaw
Primary Email address

The Tunisia IGF was organized in 2012. It provides a space for inclusive multistakeholder discussions on Internet governance issues in Tunisia and worldwide.  

Annual meeting Information
25-26 June 2021, Tunis
Name of Coordinator
Wafa Dahmani

Youth IGF of Turkey is focused on gathering inputs on the Internet governance related matters from young people in Turkey, and on creating a unique forum for the youth to discuss these matters.

Annual meeting Information
23 December 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Sonia Hering

The Uganda IGF was established in 2006 with the objectives to recognize relevant Internet governance issues in Uganda, to raise awareness about these, and to build a consensus on national and regional positions. 

Annual meeting Information
16 September 2022, Kampala
Name of Coordinator
Lillian Nalwoga
Primary Email address

National IGF of Ukraine was created in 2010 year. The purpose of this Forum is to discuss the most critical issues of the information society development in Ukraine.

Annual meeting Information
11-12 November 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Vladimir Kukovsky
Primary Email address

Youth IGF Initiative of Ukraine was established in 2017. It aims for creating a platform for young people to engage in the Internet governance discussion.

Annual meeting Information
10 November 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Oksana Prykhodko

 

The national IGF of the United Kingdom was created in 2009. It aims to provide a local forum in the UK that engages different stakeholders in debates on Internet governance issues. It also seeks to encourage partnerships and coalitions that deliver solutions and demonstrate best practices for others to learn from.

Annual meeting Information
1 November 2022, hosted in hybrid format
Name of Coordinator
Nick Smith
Primary Email address

National IGF of the United States of America was organized in 2009 year. It represents a multistakeholder effort to illuminate issues and cultivate constructive discussions about the future of the Internet. It provides a domestic forum in the USA to engage, helping to create partnerships, coalitions and dialogues that demonstrate best practices and help move policy forward.

Annual meeting Information
20-21 July 2022, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Melinda Clem and Dustin Loup
Primary Email address

Uruguay national IGF was created in 2016 year. Its main objective is to gather different stakeholder groups from this respective country to address relevant Internet governance issues.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Beatriz Rodriguez

Vanuatu IGF was established in 2019. It aims at establishing a multistakeholder platform for discussing the Internet governance related matters.

Annual meeting Information
15 December 2021, Port Vila, Vanuatu
Name of Coordinator
Jackson Miake
Primary Email address

National IGF of Venezuela was established in 2018. Its core objective is to make possible for the multistakeholder community of Venezuela to channel the inputs regarding the development of Internet Governance related matters.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Andres Azpurua

The Youth IGF of Vietnam was recognized in 2021. It serves as an inclusive platform for all stakeholders to discuss Internet governance issues of youth's priority in Vietnam. 

Annual meeting Information
6-7 November 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Lê Hoàng Diệu Anh
Primary Email address

WAIGF is a project established in 2008 year, that gathers around eight countries: Ghana, Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Gambia, Senegal, Burkina Faso and Togo. It aims to promote Internet Governance issues in this region through a multi-stakeholder process.

Annual meeting Information
26-27 May 2022, Accra, Ghana
Name of Coordinator
Mary Uduma

The Youth IGF Initiative for West African community was established in 2019. It aims at channeling youth voices on Internet governance to the wider multistakeholder community.

Annual meeting Information
25 May 2022, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Joshua Josh

The YCIG is one of the IGF Dynamic Coalitions focused on supporting youth participation in local, regional and international Internet governance discussion and processes.

Annual meeting Information
The group hosts substantive sessions at larger Internet governance events.

Youth IGF Movement aims to give the opportunity of equal multistakeholder participation in the building process of the Information Society to teenagers and young people from different countries of the world. It was created in 2011.

Annual meeting Information
Multiple meetings. Details here.

The Youth Observatory aims to connect youth from various countries and regions in Latin America. It is focused on knowledge-sharing and enhancing youth engagement in Internet governance-related processes.

Annual meeting Information
Multiple meetings hosted throughout the year.

Youth Russian Internet Governance Forum (Youth RIGF) - is a multistakeholder platform aimed at empowerment of the Russian youth and facilitation of discussion between representatives of ‎public, academia and business sectors.‎

Annual meeting Information
13 May 2022, Moscow, Russia ‎
Name of Coordinator
Vadim Glushchenko
Primary Email address

Youth-focused and youth-led track organized in a bottom-up manner withing annual EuroDIG meeting.

Annual meeting Information
26-28 June 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Sandra Hoferichter
Primary Email address

The Zambia IGF was established in 2019. It is an open and inclusive space facilitating dialogue on Internet governance issues of relevance to people in Zambia.

Annual meeting Information
30 November-2 December 2021, hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Michael Ilishebo
Primary Email address

This national IGF was launched in 2015 as a multistakeholder platform for public policy dialogue on issues of Internet governance in Zimbabwe.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Tichafa Rixon Mujuru