IGF 2017

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General Information
Location: Geneva

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The 2017 Internet Governance Forum (IGF): Shape Your Digital Future! is the 12th annual IGF meeting and is being held from 18-21 December 2017 in Geneva, Switzerland.

The four-day meeting offers a diverse schedule of panels, dialogues, and debates developed in a bottom-up, multistakeholder process. It also provides an opportunity for Best Practice Forums (BPFs) and Dynamic Coalitions (DCs) to showcase and build on intersessional work.

Themes and Issues

The forum will feature dialogues and debates surrounding the following themes, among others:

  • Internet and Sustainable Development
  • Access and Diversity
  • Critical Internet Resources
  • Digital Economy & Digital Work/Trade & Sustainable Development
  • Youth and Gender Issues
  • Human Rights Online
  • Cybersecurity
  • Multistakeholder Cooperation & Governance
  • Critical Internet Resources
  • Internet Governance Capacity Building
  • New Technologies & Emerging Issues