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.
UK Government gives grant to the IGF Trust Fund for the redevelopment of the IGF website into a fully-fledged interactive collaborative platform in order to better fulfil the IGF mandate. The grant aims at strengthening community collaboration and inclusiveness, particularly for developing countries, as well as the accessibility and usability of the website.
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