UK Internet Governance Forum

The UK Internet Governance Forum is a collaborative partnership between Nominet, the UK Department for Culture, Media & Sport, key parliamentarians and other organisations taking a leading role in making the internet a better place.

Its aim is to provide a local forum in the UK that engages industry, government, parliament, academia and civil society in debate on Internet Governance issues. As well as encouraging partnerships and coalitions that deliver solutions and demonstrate best practice for others to learn from.

Other influential stakeholder groups that are taking part include the London Internet Exchange, the Children’s Charities Coalition for Internet Safety, The Internet Watch Foundation, Raceonline 2012 and Childnet.

IGF Activities

The 2016 IGF will be held in Guadalajara, Mexico, from 6-9 December.

More information about the venue is now available.

The 2016 round of IGF Best Practice Forums are underway. You can find more information about them here and can register to participate in the relevant work streams via the links below:

2016 BPF on Gender and Access; 2016 BPF on Cybersecurity; BPF on IXPs (2015-2016); BPF on IPv6 (2015-2016); 2016 BPF on Anti-Corruption

If you intend to participate in any of these groups please do let the UK-IGF Secretariat know by emailing: info@ukigf.org.uk.

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