The 15th annual meeting of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) will be hosted by the government of Poland in Katowice from 2 to 6 November 2020. The meeting’s programme, developed around the overarching theme the ‘Internet United’, will focus on four thematic tracks: (1) Data; (2) Environment; (3) Inclusion; (4) Trust.
What is IGF?
IGF (Internet Governance Forum) is an international initiative of the United Nations which enables global discussion about Internet and most recent issues and innovations regarding the topic. The event itself is multistakeholder with representation of government , administration, academia, technical, busines and NGO.
This year IGF will be concentrated on the topics of trust, data collecation and use, platform economy and influence of the Internet on the environment. IGF 2020 is a place for inclusive and equal discussion about the future of all those things. Motto of this edition is Internet United. What is unique about this years IGF is wider involvment of youth in discussions and decisionmaking.
During IGF everyone has the right to speak out about the future of the Internet. You too can take part in this discussion!