2nd Regional Internet Governance Forum Azerbaijan (RIGFAZ 2014)

2 Dec 2014 - 5 Dec 2014

On December 02-05 December 2014, the 2nd  Regional Internet Governance Forum of Azerbaijan (RIGFAZ 2014) will be held in fascinating city of Baku, Azerbaijan, under the motto “Multi-stakeholder Platform for Regional Economic Growth and Cultural Development via ICT".

Azerbaijan prioritizes the development of information and communication technologies and the Internet. Internet is an information space, as well as the environment which encompasses public administration, education, health, business, banking and other areas. Internet as a global network creates new opportunities of freedom of thought and speech, the expansion of social networks, involvement of citizens in governance.

The purpose of the event is to provide joint cooperation and exchange of experience between National ICT participants and international specialists, at the same time to ensure involvement of regions in the Regional Internet Governance of Azerbaijan which is a regional hub of the ICT development. The representatives of Government of Azerbaijan and other foreign countries, business representatives, academic institutions and members of civil society will get together to discuss current issues related to the Internet.

As a result, RIGFAZ2014 will contribute to deepening the cooperation between international specialists and local participants in the field of ICT.