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AfIGF - VI Draft Outcome Document

Outcome Document: Recommendations - Draft

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On GotoMeeting - NTRA

Grand BallRoom 1 | Grand BallRoom 2

Grand BallRoom 3 | Regency BallRoom 4

Internet Society on Live Stream

Main Hall

Registration for AfIGF 2017 is now open

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AfIGF-VI Information Note

Important Update

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Draft Charter of the African Internet Governance Forum

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Date and Venue of the 6th African Internet Governance Forum (AfIGF2017) Confirmed!

Dear Stakeholders,
The secretariat of the African Internet Governance Forum is pleased to inform you that the African IGF (AfIGF2017) will be held from 4 to 6 December 2017 in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt. It will be organized with the support of the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA) of Egypt. Additional information will be provided in due course.
Thank you.

Chers Acteurs,

Le secrétariat du Forum africain sur la gouvernance de l'Internet a le plaisir de vous informer de la tenue du FGI-Afrique 2017 du 4 au 6 décembre 2017 à Charm el-Cheikh, Égypte. Le forum sera organisé avec le soutien de l'Autorite de Régulation des Télécommunications de l'Egypte. Nous vous fournirons des informations additionnelles en temps opportun.


AU Declaration on Internet Governance

AU Summit held in Kigali in January 2018 has officially adopted the African Union Declaration on Internet Governance. PDF

Draft Charter of the AfIGF

Draft Charter of the African Internet Governance Forum

African Internet Exchange System (AXIS)

The African Internet Exchange System project aims to keep Africa’s internet traffic local by providing capacity building & technical assistance to facilitate the establishment of Internet Exchange Points and Regional Internet Exchange Points in Africa. Having regard to relevant AU decisions related to the African Internet Exchange System project, the African Union Commission signed an agreement with the Lead Financier (Luxembourg Development Agency) to support implementation of the African Internet Exchange System project funded by the EU-Africa Infrastructure Trust Fund and the Government of Luxembourg.



The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) serves to bring people together from various stakeholder groups as equals, in discussions on public policy issues relating to the Internet.

For more information on IGF please visit

IGF Best Practice Report

IGF Messaging

MAG Chair's blog

Messages for UNESCO conference on "CONNECTing the dots: Options for Future Action" English | français

Messages for other stakeholders

Welcome to the African Internet Governance Forum

The African Internet Governance space has gone through different phases through the WSIS process with regional meetings held from 2002 to 2005 in Bamako, Accra, Addis Ababa, Cairo, Johannesburg, Douala and Tunis. Within the global IGF initiative, Africa has hosted IGF in Egypt (2009) and in Kenya (2011).