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The Internet Governance Forum

The IGF Mandate states in Paragraph 72 of the Tunis Agenda as the following:

We ask the UN Secretary-General, in an open and inclusive process, to convene, by the second quarter of 2006, a meeting of the new forum for multi-stakeholder policy dialogue—called the Internet Governance Forum (IGF). The mandate of the Forum is to:

Discuss public policy issues related to key elements of Internet governance in order to foster the sustainability, robustness, security, stability and development of the Internet;

Facilitate discourse between bodies dealing with different cross-cutting international public policies regarding the Internet and discuss issues that do not fall within the scope of any existing body;

Interface with appropriate inter-governmental organizations and other institutions on matters under their purview;

Facilitate the exchange of information and best practices, and in this regard make full use of the expertise of the academic, scientific and technical communities;

Advise all stakeholders in proposing ways and means to accelerate the availability and affordability of the Internet in the developing world;

Strengthen and enhance the engagement of stakeholders in existing and/or future Internet governance mechanisms, particularly those from developing countries;

Identify emerging issues, bring them to the attention of the relevant bodies and the general public, and, where appropriate, make recommendations;

Contribute to capacity building for Internet governance in developing countries, drawing fully on local sources of knowledge and expertise;

Promote and assess, on an ongoing basis, the embodiment of WSIS principles in Internet governance processes;

Discuss, inter alia, issues relating to critical Internet resources;

Help to find solutions to the issues arising from the use and misuse of the Internet, of particular concern to everyday users;

Publish its proceedings

Ref: http://www.intgovforum.org

 
Upcoming Event

24 April, 2017; 3:00-5:00pm

Venue: Press Institute of Bangladesh
Conference Room, 3 Circuit House Road, Dhaka

Organized by: Bangladesh Internet Governance Forum (BIGF)
In collaboration with: ISPAB & BNNRC
Knowledge Partner: Computer Jagat

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Quick Links

Ministry of Posts & Telecommunications
www.mopt.gov.bd
Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)
www.btrc.gov.bd
Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited (BSCCL)
www.bsccl.com.bd
Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Ltd. (BTCL)
www.btcl.gov.bd
Ministry of Information & Communication Technology
www.ictd.gov.bd
Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC)
www.bcc.net.bd
Ministry of Science and Technology
www.mosict.gov.bd

Ministry of Posts & Telecommunications

www.mopt.gov.bd

Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC)

www.btrc.gov.bd

Bangladesh Submarine Cable Company Limited (BSCCL)

www.bsccl.com.bd

Bangladesh Telecommunications Company Ltd. (BTCL)

www.btcl.gov.bd

Ministry of Information & Communication Technology

www.ictd.gov.bd

Bangladesh Computer Council (BCC)

www.bcc.net.bd

Ministry of Science and Technology

www.mosict.gov.bd