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The Host Country, UN DESA and the IGF Secretariat are keeping a close watch on the development of ‎the COVID-19 pandemic and its possible impact on the IGF processes. Any changes will be ‎communicated. ‎ The Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be hosted by the Government […]


The Host Country, UN DESA and the IGF Secretariat are keeping a close watch on the development of ‎the COVID-19 pandemic and its possible impact on the IGF processes. Any changes will be ‎communicated. ‎

The Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be hosted by the Government of Poland in Katowice from 2 – 6 November 2020 under the overarching theme: Internet United

MAG Chair publishes her new blog post on the IGF 2020 process.

The first live IGF 2020 Outreach Webinar was hosted on 6 April 2020 at 14:00 UTC.

Calls to submit session proposals for Workshops | Open Forums | Day 0 Pre-Events | IGF Village Booths | DC Sessions | NRIs Sessions | open until 15 April 22 April 2020, 23:59 UTC.

IGF 2020 Call for Travel Support open until 15 22 April.

Call to Express Interest to participate in the 15th IGF Music Night open until 15 22 April.

In view of the COVID-19 situation, the IGF Secretariat is making plans to host the IGF 2020 Second Open Consultations and MAG meeting online around 16 – 18 June 2020. If the situation improves before the meeting, there is the contingency to switch the meeting back to face-to-face with strong online support. The IGF Secretariat will update the community as we go along.

Call for IGF 2020 Remote Hubs Open until 20 September.

Call to NRIs to apply for financial grants (deadline: 3 March).

IGF 2020 Call for Validation of Thematic Tracks closed on 6 February. The analysis is available. 

IGF 2020 First Open Consultations & MAG Meeting was hosted from 14 to 16 January 2020 at the United Nations Office at Geneva, Switzerland.

Synthesis of feedback on the IGF 2019 and suggestions for improvements of the IGF 2020.

Final IGF 2019 Outputs

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