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      The Internet We Want - Empowering All People

       

      IGF 2023 Outputs

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IGF 2023 Stocktaking

What worked well, and not so well, at IGF 2023? Let us know in our process to take stock of the 18th IGF and suggest improvements for next year. Open until 19 November!

IGF 2023 Outputs

See IGF 2023 Outputs, including draft Kyoto IGF Messages open for public consultations until 31 October. All 18th IGF details are posted to the IGF 2023 page.

IGF Opening Remarks

See UN Secretary-General António Guterres's and Under-Secretary-General for Economic and Social Affairs Junhua Li's opening remarks at the 18th IGF in Kyoto, Japan. 

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IGF 2024

The 19th IGF is set to take place in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, from 15 to 19 December 2024. Preparations are underway for the First IGF 2024 Open Consultations and Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) Meeting on 27-29 February in Riyadh. The IGF 2024 Call for Thematic Inputs was open until 31 January. Inputs received for the process to take stock of IGF 2023 and suggest improvements for IGF 2024 are available in full.

 

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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

Ribose Inc

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

Coordination Center for TLD RU

NIKKEI DigitalCORE

Microsoft Corporation

NIC-MEXICO

Danish Internet Forum

Government of the Netherlands

European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association

Government of Japan

Facebook

The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)

Verizon

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Government of Finland

auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator

Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia

Summit Strategies International

Government of the United Kingdom

Government of Sweden

Number Resource Organization (NRO)

Amazon

Tides Foundation

Verisign

IGFSA

European Commission

Government of Norway

Government of the United States

AT&T

UNINETT Norid

The Internet Society (ISOC)

Government of the Republic of Korea

Nic.at The Austrian Registry

Government of Switzerland

MCADE, LLC.

Google

Community DNS

Nominet UK

China Energy Fund Committee

Afilias Global Registry Services

The Walt Disney Company

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks

Government of Germany

Politecnico di Torino

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

European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)

CISCO

The Internet Society Foundation

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