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Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021

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Internet Governance Forum Italy

This year‘s Internet Governance Forum Italy took place last week and was a big success! 4500 people registered to participate, and a special focus was on including young people and schools. More than 60 schools and thereby thousands of students connected and followed the event.

EuroDIG’s Secretary General Sandra Hoferichter spoke in the main session “The UN Secretary General’s Roadmap for Digital Cooperation: impacts and challenges for the IGF”. You can re-watch the event on YouTube. More on IGF Italy can be found on their website

Save the date: EuroDIG2022 will take place June 20-22, 2022

We are happy to share with you that the dates for EuroDIG2022. We will be meeting from June 20, which will be a Day 0 with opportunities for different stakeholder groups to engage on their topics, until June 22, with two full days of workshops and discussions.

For a third time in a row, ICTP Trieste (Italy) has gracefully agreed to host the EuroDIG community for our yearly meeting. While the pandemic situation in the upcoming months has to be carefully considered in the planning process, we are hoping to be able to have some onsite activities, after two years of fully virtual EuroDIGs.

EuroDIG's Call for Issues is currently open!

IGF2021: Public Session on Dynamic Coalitions

As part of the IGF’s preparatory phase, a public session on the impact and the future of Dynamic Coalitions will take place on November 19 at 15:00 UTC. More information can be found on the IGF website.

The registration for the 2021 hybrid Internet Governance Forum is open:

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