• IGF 2024 Venue

      IGF 2024

      Building Our Multistakeholder Digital Future

       

      Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

      15-19 December

       

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    • UN SG speaking at IGF 2023

      IGF 2023: Kyoto,
      Japan

      The Internet We Want - Empowering All People

       

      IGF 2023 Outputs
    • IGF 2022 Logo

      IGF 2022: Addis Ababa,
      Ethiopia

      Resilient Internet for a Shared Sustainable and Common Future
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    • 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 2024

The 19th IGF will be hosted by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 15 to 19 December 2024 in Riyadh at the King Abdulaziz International Conference Center (KAICC). The meeting is held under the overarching theme of Building our Multistakeholder Digital Future. The programme is shaped according to the four main themes: Harnessing innovation and balancing risks in the digital space; Enhancing the digital contribution to peace, development and sustainability; Advancing human rights and inclusion in the digital age; and Improving digital governance for the Internet We Want

 

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IGF 2023 Outputs

The 18th Annual Meeting of the IGF was held under the overarching theme, ''The Internet We Want - Empowering All People'', in Kyoto, Japan from 8 to 12 October 2023. The Summary Report, including the Kyoto IGF Messages, as well as all meeting outputs, are available.

Donors to Trust Fund

NIC-MEXICO

Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia

Coordination Center for TLD RU

Afilias Global Registry Services

MCADE, LLC.

Government of Japan

European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)

Government of Finland

Government of Norway

Politecnico di Torino

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

Summit Strategies International

Verizon

UNINETT Norid

The Walt Disney Company

Tides Foundation

Nic.at The Austrian Registry

Verisign

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Google

Nominet UK

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks

European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

Government of the United States

Government of the Netherlands

Ribose Inc

CISCO

NIKKEI DigitalCORE

European Commission

The Internet Society (ISOC)

Community DNS

Danish Internet Forum

AT&T

Government of Sweden

Government of the Republic of Korea

Government of Switzerland

auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator

The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)

The Internet Society Foundation

Microsoft Corporation

Facebook

Government of Germany

Amazon

IGFSA

Number Resource Organization (NRO)

China Energy Fund Committee

Government of the United Kingdom

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