• The Fourth Annual Meeting of the Arab Internet Governance Forum (AIGF-IV) is planned to be hosted by Ogero Telecom and under the joint patronage of the Lebanese Ministry of Telecommunications, at the M�venpick Hotel in Beirut, during 17-18 December 2015.

  • Referring to the announcement issued by the Executive Bureau for Joint Coordination in 12/26/2013 about hosting the ArabIGF 2014 third, Umbrella organization is currently working on a study of the evaluate of all hosting requests, The ArabIGF Secretariat will announce the ArabIGF 2014 host name soon, once the evaluation procedures is finished .

  • Under the patronage of His Highness the Kuwait Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Subah, the Kuwait Information Technology Society hosted the First Annual Meeting of the ArabIGF in the State of Kuwait in the period from 9 to 11 October 2012

  • Under the auspices of His Excellency Mr. Abdelaziz Bouteflika, President of the People's Democratic Republic of Algeria, the Second Annual Meeting of the ArabIGF was held under the overall theme: "Partners for Development" in the Nations Palace in the capital city of Algeria in the period from 1 to 3 October 2013

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The Twelfth meeting of the Arab Multistakeholder Program Advisory Committee (AMPAC) 19-20 March 2019
As part of the preparation of the ArabIGF-V, which will be held during 2019, the twelfth meeting of Arab Multistakeholder Program Advisory Committee (AMPAC) was held 19-20 March 2019, at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) in Beirut. The meeting reviewed the latest updates on the hosting of the ArabIGF-V meeting. AMPAC-12 also followed-up the preparations of the working groups that were formed in order to prepare for the main sessions, which will address the main themes of the ArabIGF-V meeting, as settled during the AMPAC-10 meeting. (1) Meaningful access for inclusion and diversity; (2) Cyber Security, Privacy, Trust and Peace; (3) Digital Transformation and Internet Economy; (4) Institutional Empowerment and Engagement in Internet Public Policy-Making - Global and Regional; (5) Social and Human Impact. In the same context, following-up the preparations of the working groups of the workshops track, fellowship program and pre-event for capacity building and updated the preparations timeline accordingly.



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FAQ About Forum

What topics does the Arab IGF tackle?
Arab IGF tackles a wide spectrum of issues of regulatory and policy nature within the sphere of Internet industry and Internet use. For instance, these topics include accelerating broadband penetration, development of its applications, promoting local content, user rights, policies for critical Internet resources, cybersecurity, protecting privacy, youth and the Internet, and innovation enabling Internet policies.

Who could participate?
Participation in Arab IGF annual meetings and consultation meetings is open, and free of charge. Interested individuals are only requested to pre-register online (when registration is announced open) through our website: www.igfarab.org

How are themes/topics of the annual meetings selected? How proposals could be made?
Agenda development for Arab IGF annual meetings follows an inclusive bottom-up approach manner in a manner that allows the proper representation and participation of the Arab Internet community in putting matters forward. During the preparatory phase, Open Consultation meetings are announced, inviting all AMAG members (the multistakeholder committee responsible for setting the agenda) in addition to all interested individuals. Open Consultation meetings discuss proposals (whether made during discussion or through written submissions) on topics of priority to the region to be included on the annual meeting agenda, as well as on other related issues of organizational preparations. Proposals are discussed and taken into account through the preparatory steps by all parties, whether AMAG, the host of the annual meeting, Umbrella Organizations, or the Arab IGF Secretariat

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