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INDIA INTERNET GOVERNANCE FORUM (IIGF)  

23rd October, 2021 Science and Technology

  

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Context

  • India Internet Governance Forum (IIGF) event will be conducted jointly by Ministry of Electronics and IT, NIXI and Multistakeholder Group from 8th to 11th of November, 2021.

 

Details

  • The India Internet Government Forum is an initiative associated with the UN Internet Governance Forum (UN-IGF).
  • The theme of IIGF 2021 is ‘Empower India through Power of Internet’. The event will witness enlightening discussions on the road to Digitization in India.
  • India Internet Governance Forum(IIGF) has been constituted in conformance to IGF-Paragraph 72 of the Tunis Agenda of the UN-based Internet Governance forum (IGF).
  • The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a multi-stakeholder platform bringing representatives together from various groups to discuss public policy issues related to the Internet.
  • Through an open and inclusive process, IIGF brings together all stakeholders in the Global Internet governance ecosystem, including government, industry, civil society, academia - as equal participants of the larger Internet Governance discourse.

 

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