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IGF 2023 Selected Workshops

See the list of 80 IGF 2023 workshops selected by the MAG; this year we received many excellent and twice the usual number of proposals. 

Leadership Panel Press Statements

Hear the opening statements from Chair Mr. Vint Cerf and Vice-Chair Ms. Maria Ressa at the Leadership Panel press conference 14 July - with transcripts here.

Message from MAG Chair

Read the MAG Chair's Blog! The Chair shares reflections on how the IGF 2023 programme is addressing digital change. 

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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

Summit Strategies International

Coordination Center for TLD RU

Government of Switzerland

Brazilian Internet Steering Committee

Ribose Inc

Politecnico di Torino

Government of Portugal - Fundacao Para a Ciencia e a Tecnologia

Verisign

Siemens Aktiengesellschaft - Communications / Nokia Siemens Networks

Facebook

European Commission

Government of Finland

China Energy Fund Committee

CISCO

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

Government of the United States

The Swiss Education & Research Network (SWITCH)

Nic.at The Austrian Registry

MCADE, LLC.

Microsoft Corporation

NIC-MEXICO

auDA Australia's Domain Name Administrator

Government of the Netherlands

The Internet Society (ISOC)

Community DNS

Afilias Global Registry Services

The Internet Society Foundation

Government of Germany

IGFSA

European Telecommunication Network Operators' Association

Tides Foundation

AT&T

Government of the United Kingdom

NIKKEI DigitalCORE

European Registry for Internet domains (EURid)

Nominet UK

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

Google

The Walt Disney Company

Danish Internet Forum

Government of the Republic of Korea

Government of Japan

Number Resource Organization (NRO)

Verizon

Government of Norway

UNINETT Norid

Government of Sweden

Amazon

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