IGF Regional and National Initiatives

African Regional Group

Current record of the existing national IGFs in the African regional group:

Benin IGF was established in 2012 year. The Forum serves as a multistakeholder framework for different stakeholders in Benin to discuss issues related to Internet governance.

Annual meeting Information
28 September 2021,Cotonou, Benin
Name of Coordinator
Franck Kouyami
Primary Email address

This national IGF was established in 2019. Its main purpose is to create a multistakeholder platform for the Botswana community to discuss the Internet governance issues of priority.

Annual meeting Information
8-9 July 2021,Gaborone, Botswana
Name of Coordinator
Phuthego Chere
Primary Email address

National IGF of Burkina Faso was organized in 2014. It aims for creating an open, multistakeholder platform for the Burkina Faso community to discuss the Internet governance pertaining matters.

Annual meeting Information
10 September 2020,Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Name of Coordinator
Hermann Ouedraogo
Primary Email address

Cameroon IGF was established in 2017 year. Its main objective is to create a unique platform for the multistakeholder community of Cameroon to discuss the Internet Governance matters of relevance.

Annual meeting Information
9-11 June 2021, Doulala, Cameroon
Name of Coordinator
Alyssa Moore
Primary Email address