The United Nations Secretariat is organising a two-day working retreat on advancing the 10-year mandate of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF), as part of the process of continual improvement of the IGF. The retreat will take place on 14-16 July, in Glen Cove, New York.
In the context of the renewal of the IGF mandate for another 10 years (as decided by the UN General Assembly in December 2015), the aim of the retreat is to foster a strategic dialogue among experts, policymakers and practitioners in enriching the IGF as the global forum for facilitating multistakeholder policy discussion and exchange on public policy issues related to key elements of Internet governance.
As outlined by the UN, expected outcomes of the retreat include recommendations on (but are not limited to):
Such recommendations are expected to be shared with the IGF community, for further comments/consultations.