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AfIGF 2019 registration is open

The Government of Chad has graciously agreed to host the 2019 Meeting of the African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF-VIII). It will be held in N'Djamena from 10-12 September 2019.

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Report of AfIGF 2018

Report of AfIGF 2018 PDF

AfIGF 2018 Successfully Held in Khartoum

Nov 4, 2018, Khartoum, Sudan: Organized by the African Union Commission (AUC), the Seventh African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF 2018) kicked off in Khartoum, Sudan, with the generous support and hosting by the Government of Sudan.

Theme: “Development of the Digital Economy and Emerging Technologies in Africa”.

Dates: 04 to 06 November 2018

AfIGF 2018 Draft Agenda

AfIGF 2018 Draft Outcome Document | version française

Remote participation:

November 5, 2018: Day 2 Afternoon Session.

November 6, 2018: Day 3 Morning Session. 1

November 6, 2018: Day 3 Morning Session. 2

November 6, 2018: Day 3 Afternoon Session

Composition of AfIGF MAG 2019-2020

African IGF Multi-stakeholder Advisory Group (AfIGF-MAG) Members for 2019-2020

AU Declaration on Internet Governance

AU Summit held in Kigali in January 2018 has officially adopted the African Union Declaration on Internet Governance. PDF

Draft Charter of the AfIGF

Draft Charter of the African Internet Governance Forum

African Internet Exchange System (AXIS)

The African Internet Exchange System project aims to keep Africa’s internet traffic local by providing capacity building & technical assistance to facilitate the establishment of Internet Exchange Points and Regional Internet Exchange Points in Africa. Having regard to relevant AU decisions related to the African Internet Exchange System project, the African Union Commission signed an agreement with the Lead Financier (Luxembourg Development Agency) to support implementation of the African Internet Exchange System project funded by the EU-Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund and the Government of Luxembourg.

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IGF

The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) serves to bring people together from various stakeholder groups as equals, in discussions on public policy issues relating to the Internet.

For more information on IGF please visit http://www.intgovforum.org

MAG Chair's blog

Welcome to the African Internet Governance Forum

The African Internet Governance space has gone through different phases through the WSIS process with regional meetings held from 2002 to 2005 in Bamako, Accra, Addis Ababa, Cairo, Johannesburg, Douala and Tunis. Within the global IGF initiative, Africa has hosted IGF in Egypt (2009) and in Kenya (2011).