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IGF 2023 High-Level Track

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IGF 2023 Schedule

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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

Government of Norway

IGFSA

Government of Germany

The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)

Nominet UK

Tides Foundation

NIKKEI DigitalCORE

Number Resource Organization (NRO)

The Internet Society (ISOC)

NIC-MEXICO

Government of the United States

Government of the United Kingdom

Government of Finland

Danish Internet Forum

Summit Strategies International

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

auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator

Microsoft Corporation

Amazon

AT&T

Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia

Government of Sweden

Nic.at The Austrian Registry

Coordination Center for TLD RU

European Commission

UNINETT Norid

European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association

Facebook

Government of the Netherlands

MCADE, LLC.

Government of the Republic of Korea

Verisign

Government of Japan

China Energy Fund Committee

Politecnico di Torino

Ribose Inc

Afilias Global Registry Services

European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)

Community DNS

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks

Google

CISCO

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

Verizon

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

The Walt Disney Company

Government of Switzerland

The Internet Society Foundation

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