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Register! Benin National Youth IGF

The Benin Youth IGF is excited to extend a warm invitation to you for the upcoming Benin National Youth Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2024. This edition promises to be insightful and engaging as it delves into the theme: "The Impact of AI on Youth Education and Employment Prospects: Challenges and Opportunities."

IGF Developing Digital Capacity in SIDS

The IGF Secretariat cooperated with the U.S. Commercial Law Development Programme (CLDP) in developing digital capacity with and for the community of the Maldives. A series of workshops was hosted with Government officials, members of Parliament, members of the Maldives IGF multistakeholder organizing committee and others taking active participation.

Kazakhstan IGF Hosts First Meeting

The national IGF of Kazakhstan successfully launched its very first annual meeting. Over 150 participants discussed various issues related to public digital policy. The meeting served as a platform for signing the Memorandum on Personal Data Protection by the National Regulators of Kazakhstan and Romania.

3rd Youth IGF Bangladesh Draws Enthusiastic Participation

The 3rd Youth IGF Bangladesh was successfully held from 25th May to 27th May 2023. 

The remarkable event brought together passionate individuals to discuss and explore various Internet governance topics.

Throughout the three-day event, 8 sessions were hosted, featuring 70 esteemed speakers who shared their valuable insights and experiences. 

Weigh in: Youth IGF Nepal 2023

Youth IGF Nepal is seeking strengthen programme and event objectives on the 2nd Youth IGF NEPAL (a multistakeholder model event) by incorporating feedback from the community to build on work and outreach for the improvement of the Internet, making it more accessible and open to all.

Youth IGF Bangladesh Takes Place May 25-27

The Bangladesh Youth IGF are excited to announce the 3rd Youth Internet Governance Forum (Youth IGF) in Bangladesh.

The event will take place on May 25-27, 2023, and will bring together young people, policymakers, academics, civil society representatives, and industry leaders to discuss issues related to creating a safe and inclusive digital future. 

Moldova IGF April 27-28: Register!

This year the Moldova Internet Governance Forum will be held as a hybrid meeting (in-person and online) on April 27 and 28. Digital resilience is identified as the headline theme for MIGF 2023. 

Anyone interested in discussing current Internet governance issues based on a multilateral, transparent and inclusive dialogue is invited to participate in the national initiative. 

Youth IGF Nepal Joins Digital Freedom Coalition

Youth IGF Nepal has joined the Digital Freedom Coalition, a consortium of organizations working in the area of digital freedom, cybersecurity, digital resilience and Internet governance in Nepal. The Coalition aims to coordinate the efforts of member organizations on ensuring privacy online, meaningful access to technology, cybersecurity, Internet governance, freedom of expression online and a resilient digital ecosystem in Nepal.

IGF Greece Wins Best of IDNs Prize at 2022 .Eu Web Awards

The ninth edition of EURid’s annual celebration of the best .eu websites brought together talented individuals and entrepreneurs from across Europe as part of the new .eu Day. Representatives of innovative online companies from Greece, Croatia, Spain, Hungary and the Netherlands with the .eu domain from all over Europe gathered to celebrate their achievements.

First SIDS IGF to Take Place alongside Caribbean IGF

The 18th Caribbean Internet Governance Forum (CIGF), taking place 24th to 26th AUGUST 2022 in a virtual format, on the theme "Internet Governance Priorities for ICT-Driven Development", will feature a Youth IGF and the CIGF will also be held jointly with the inaugural Internet Governance Forum for Small Island Developing States (SIDS IGF). The concept of a SIDS

Italian IGF & Deputy Minister Meet on Digital Economy

On July 12, Italy IGF will hold a talk with the Deputy Minister of Economy Hon. Laura Castelli on the Italian Government's digital economic strategies. The aim of the debate is to discuss the content of legislative measures issued by the Government and Parliament in support of innovation and digitization of processes, products and services, and to collect ideas based on stakeholders' experiences.

Read more below!

Youth IGF Myanmar Kicks Off

On 2-3 April, Youth IGF (yIGF) Myanmar organized its first-ever annual event, titled “Youth Dialogue on Healthy Digital Lives". Organized virtually, five national and five international guest speakers presented on a range of digital topics, relating to Misinformation, Disinformation and Hate Speech, Social Media, and Mental Health. 

Read more below!

Italy IGF Event: Public Administration & Digitization

On May 30th at 8:00 UTC, Italy IGF is hosting a conference on the Digitization of Public Administration and Digital Skills. The conference, part of a series organized by Italy IGF this year, will discuss how to improve the use of e-government services by citizens and the current processes initiated by the Italian Government to foster digital transformation.

West Africa Youth IGF Happening 25 May

Join the 2022 edition of the West Africa Youth IGF on May 25th.

The virtual event, under the theme: Building Digital Capabilities of Youth in a Connected World, explores conversations on how youth can build skills and access resources which can translate to innovation and technological solutions to drive development.

Learn more and register here:


SEEDIG Summary of IG Updates

A new SEEDIG summary of Internet governance issues is available!

Issue no. 55 of the SEEsummary, published on 10 May 2022,  covers Internet governance and digital policy developments that occurred in South Eastern Europe and the neighbouring area (SEE+) in February and March of 2022. Also included: a list of upcoming events later in 2022 and available development opportunities.

A New Way to Plan EuroDIG

EuroDIG 2022 is getting ready for hosting its annual meeting in Trieste, Italy on 22-22 June 2022. The multistakeholder organizing committee decided to innovate this year with the programme shaping! Anyone can join and contribute.

Join Canada IGF Talks

National IGF of Canada is organizing a series of multistakeholder talks on Internet governance priority issues!

Join the next Canada IGF talk: What should the priorities be for a Canadian digital foreign policy agenda?

8 March 2022 at 2:00 PM EST