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APrIGF.Asia: Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum

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Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) — www.aprigf.asia — has been held annually since initiated in 2010 in Hong Kong. DotAsia has played an important role in bringing together the different stakeholders in the region to spearhead this regional event, and continues to provide secretariat support to coordinate the efforts. The APrIGF serves as a platform for aggregating IGF related discussions and collaborations at the regional level which ultimately advances the Internet governance development in Asia Pacific. With the leadership from NetMission Ambassadors, the Youth IGF Camp (www.yigf.asia) has also become an integral part of the annual event.

Project Updates

Dot.Asia 15-06-2016, 22:38

APrIGF Taipei 2016 is on the go! It will be held at NTUH Convention Center from 26-29 July. More information could be found at https://2016.aprigf.asia/.

There will be a Synthesis Document 2016 that aims to document items of common interest relevant to Internet Governance in the Asia Pacific region. For more background information, you may visit http://2016.aprigf.asia/synthesis/. Contributions are welcome at http://comment.rigf.asia.

Dot.Asia 08-05-2015, 18:00

Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) 2015 will be held from 30 June to 3 July at the Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau, hosted by HNET.Asia – the registry for the “.mo” ccTLD of Macau – and by the Macau High Technology Industry Chamber. It will be held in conjunction with the CommunicMacau Expo, from 3 to 5 July 2015 as a series of the event in the first week of July to promote the ICT industry in Macau.

With the many recent developments of the Internet such as the IANA stewardship transition and the discussion of post-2015 development agenda, etc, APrIGF 2015 will definitely be the good platform for all these important discussions.

Registration is available at http://2015.rigf.asia/rigf-registration/. Register now before 18 May!

Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) is one of the key regional initiatives on Internet governance which provides an open platform for multi-stakeholders to discuss and identify issues and priorities, and ultimately advances the development of Internet governance in the Asia Pacific region as well as bring forward and contribute to the wider global Internet community. Our community has grown significantly since initiated in 2010 and we are now bringing together over 300 multi-stakeholders across the region every year to advance the Internet governance development. In addition, our effort in engaging the next generation on the Internet governance discussions is also well recognised with the Youth IGF being held in parallel.

With the mandate of supporting the Internet development in Asia, DotAsia has been serving as the Secretariat for the Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) since the beginning of the initiative.

Dot.Asia 08-07-2014, 14:37

APrIGF Delhi 2014 will be held soon from Aug 3-6 at Hotel Crowne Plaza, Greater Noida, Delhi in India. The program agenda has already been published. Register now at http://2014.rigf.asia and book your hotel before the deadline July 15!

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