Building on the United Nations (UN) Millennium Development Goals, and the mandate given at the Second Phase of the World Summit on the Information Society in Tunis (WSIS), the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a United Nations led-activity initiated in 2006 as a global platform for multi-stakeholder policy dialogue on prevailing and emerging issues on Internet governance in order to foster the sustainability, robustness, security, stability, and development of the Interne
AfIGF 2014 Day One Programme, July 10, 2014
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AfIGF 2014 Provisional Programme, June 18, 2014
Bid to host the 3rd AfIGF 2014
The 3rd AfIGF is expected to be held from June 2014, in a member State other than Egypt and Kenya.
Given a number of countries showing interest in hosting the third AfIGF, the secretariat would like to facilitate the selection of the host country for the third AfIGF and invite countries to submit expressions of interest to the AfIGF Secretariat.
Hosting of the AfIGF secretariat
Based on the model of the global Internet Governance Forum (IGF) secretariat, which is hosted by the United Nations Department of Economic Affairs (UNDESA), African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF) secretariat is hosted by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA).
The African Union Commission will fully support the secretariat in its activities to fulfill its mandate.