Internet Governance Forum 2023

8 Oct 2023 - 12 Oct 2023

Kyoto, Japan and Online

Session reports

00:00 - 02:00 UTC IGF LAC Space report available
00:30 - 02:00 UTC HIGH LEVEL LEADERS SESSION I report available
02:00 - 03:30 UTC Women IGF Summit | IGF 2023 report available
02:15 - 03:45 UTC HIGH LEVEL LEADERS SESSION II report available
03:40 - 04:30 UTC IGFSA | SIDE EVENT report available
04:00 - 04:45 UTC Trusted Personal Data Management Service report available
04:10 - 06:10 UTC Open/secure 5G and supplier diversification report available
04:30 - 06:00 UTC IGF 2023 Global Youth Summit report available
04:45 - 06:15 UTC HIGH LEVEL LEADERS SESSION III report available
06:15 - 07:45 UTC NRIs Coordination Session | IGF 2023 report available
06:30 - 08:00 UTC HIGH LEVEL LEADERS SESSION IV report available
08:15 - 09:15 UTC LEADERSHIP PANEL The Internet We Want report available
08:30 - 09:30 UTC Building Capacity in Cyber Security report available
14:00 - 15:00 UTC UN Test
00:00 - 01:00 UTC Newcomers Session | IGF 2023 report available
01:30 - 02:00 UTC OPENING CEREMONY report available
02:00 - 04:00 UTC OPENING SESSION report available
05:00 - 07:00 UTC OPENING STATEMENTS FROM STAKEHOLDERS report available
06:15 - 07:45 UTC Artificial Intelligence & Emerging Tech report available
06:15 - 07:45 UTC Re-envisioning DCAD for the Future report available
08:00 - 09:30 UTC Robotics and the Medical Internet of Things /MIoT report available
08:15 - 09:15 UTC Cooperation for a Green Digital Future | IGF 2023 report available
09:30 - 10:00 UTC Robot symbiosis café | IGF 2023 WS #95 report available
02:00 - 03:30 UTC Cybersecurity, cybercrime, and online safety report available
06:15 - 07:45 UTC Main Session on Artificial Intelligence | IGF 2023 report available
06:45 - 08:15 UTC Current Developments in DNS Privacy | IGF 2023 report available
02:00 - 03:30 UTC Digital divides & Inclusion report available
03:00 - 04:00 UTC OPEN DIALOGUE WITH IGF LEADERSHIP PANEL report available
04:00 - 05:30 UTC Harnessing AI for Child Protection | IGF 2023 report available
00:45 - 04:15 UTC BPF: CYBERSECURITY report available
02:30 - 04:00 UTC NRIs MAIN SESSION: DATA GOVERNANCE report available
05:00 - 07:30 UTC DYNAMIC COALITIONS MAIN SESSION report available
07:15 - 08:15 UTC OPEN MIC - Taking Stock report available
08:30 - 09:30 UTC CLOSING CEREMONY report available

IGF Dailies

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Event description

The Government of Japan will host the 18th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Kyoto from 8 to 12 October under the overarching theme, 'The Internet We Want - Empowering All People'. The programme will be developed under the following sub-themes:

  • AI and emerging technologies
  • Avoiding internet fragmentation
  • Cybersecurity, cybercrime and online safety
  • Data governance and trust
  • Digital divides and inclusion
  • Global digital governance and cooperation
  • Human rights and freedoms
  • Sustainability and environment

Just-in-time reporting from the IGF

As we always do, the Digital Watch Observatory will provide just-in-time reporting from the IGF. Keep this page bookmarked for reports from all main and high-level sessions, workshops, and best practice forums (BPFs).

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Sponsors and partners

The IGF 2023 just-in-time reporting initiative is brought to you by the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) and DiploFoundation. The GIP is an initiative by Swiss authorities.

Diplo/GIP booth in the IGF village

If you are attending the IGF in Kyoto, make sure to drop by our Diplo and GIP booth. 

If you’re joining the meeting online, check out our space in the virtual village.