IGF Regional and National Initiatives

Asia Pacific Regional Group

Current record of the existing national IGFs in Asia Pacific regional group:

The Internet Governance Forum Afghanistan (IGFA) was established in 2017. It aims at addressing issues of relevance for the respective community of Afghanistan. It brings diverse stakeholders under a single platform to discuss challenges and propose solutions.

Annual meeting Information
1-3 June 2021,Kabul, Afghanistan
Name of Coordinator
Ghayoor Bawary
Primary Email address

Bangladesh national IGF was launched in 2016 year. It provides a domestic independent forum in Bangladesh aiming to engage different stakeholder groups into the discussion on Internet governance. It helps to create partnerships, coalitions and dialogues that demonstrate best practices and help move policy forward.

Annual meeting Information
Series of events during August-November 2021. The annual meeting planned for 5-6 November 2021, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Name of Coordinator
Mohammad Abdul Haque
Primary Email address

National IGF of China was recognized in 2019. Its core objective is to foster a bottom-up, participatory, open, transparent, and inclusive platform where all stakeholders can exercise their respective roles in enhancing Internet security, accelerating industry development, advancing good Internet governance and promoting digital economy.

Annual meeting Information
24 July 2020,hosted online
Name of Coordinator
Julian Casasbuenas
Primary Email address

Indonesia national IGF was established in 2012 year. It aims at achieving the highest principles, as signed in the Indonesia IGF Declaration.

Annual meeting Information
To be confirmed
Name of Coordinator
Concenttina Cassa
Primary Email address