Regional IGF Initiatives
Below table shows the current record of the existing regional and sub-regional IGFs.
AfIGF hosted its first regional, annual IGF meeting in 2012. The main objective of this regional IGF is to provide a platform for an inclusive multilateral, multistakeholder and multilingual discussion on issues pertinent to the Internet in Africa in general and Internet Governance issues in particular.
APrIGF was convened in 2010 year. The core objective is to raise awareness and encourage participation from relevant stakeholders around the region on Internet governance issues, as well as to foster multi-lateral, multi-stakeholder discussion about issues pertinent to the Internet in Asia.
Arab IGF was established in 2012. It aimes to create a multistakeholder platform to discuss all public policies issues related to Internet governance, especially the issues raised in the "Internet Governance Forum" with the aim of achieving the international governance and management of the Internet and promoting the Internet access, security, stability and development.
CIGF was organized in 2006 year. The overall objective of this regional IGF is to establish a unique forum space and to engage stakeholders in the development of appropriate policies and structures for Internet governance (IG) in the Caribbean region.