12th APrIGF

25th September 2021, Kathmandu

The 12th edition of the Asia Pacific Internet Governance Forum 2021 is being organized in Nepal from 27-30 September 2021. Internet Governance Institute (IGI), is hosting the APrIGF 2021.

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Today, Asia has the most vigorous growing demand for Internet addresses. That is more and more people in Asia are utilizing the Internet.

In contrast to North America and Europe, demand for the Internet in Asia is not only growing, but additionally growing at an expediting rate.

Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) accommodates as a platform for discussion, exchange, and collaboration at a regional level, and additionally where possible to aggregate national IGF discussions, ultimately advances the Internet governance development in Asia Pacific region.

The multi-stakeholder approach is a core principle of the APrIGF with the accentuation on the diversity of participants and openness of the discussion.

Valuing the youth as a paramount stakeholder and the future generations of the Internet, a Youth IGF withal becomes an integral part of the APrIGF whereby they are held in parallel annually featuring a simulation of the multi-stakeholder discussion model among the puerile people on sundry Internet governance issues.

Building on the Coalesced Nations (UN) Millennium Development Goals, and the mandate given at the Second Phase of the World Summit on the Information Society in Tunis in 2005, the IGF (Internet Governance Forum) is a Coalesced Nations activity initiated in 2006 as an ecumenical platform for multi-stakeholder policy dialogue on prevailing and emerging issues on Internet governance so as to foster the sustainability, robustness, security, stability, and development of the Internet.

The Cyber World has become an integral part of people’s life. Despite the advantages, misuses and abuses lead to gregarious quandaries, such as the digital divide, Internet addiction, information safety, security, privacy, and other evolving issues.

These issues have no deference to national borders, and ergo require collaboration between countries and territories to address.

The IGF (Internet Governance Forum) approach is an open forum for erudition sharing between stakeholders across borders, which in turn appraises local policy development.


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