The 2010 meeting of Internet Governance Forum

Wednesday 8 September 2010

The fifth annual IGF Meeting will be held in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 14-17 September 2010.

The overall theme is: ’IGF 2010 – developing the future together’.

The agenda for the meeting is contained in an open invitation addressed to all stakeholders on 25 March 2010.

There will be a flag ceremony on 13 September 2010 at 17:30.

Schedule of main sessions.

10:00 - 11:30 Internet governance - setting the scene Managing critical internet resources "Security, openness and privacy" Taking stock of Internet governance and the way forward
11:30 - 13:00 Regional perspectives
13:30 - 14:30 Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
15:00 - 16:30 Opening ceremony/session Access and Diversity Internet governance for development Emerging issues
16:30 - 18:00 Closing ceremony

* Please, check the IGF Secretariat web site for an up-to-date schedule (main sessions, workshops)

Remote participation

Thirty one remote hubs have registered to facilitate remote participation.


On site registration will begin on 11 September at the LITEXPO.
Details about visas are available on the host country Web site [].

A provisional list of currently registered participants for the Vilnius meeting is available.

Media participants are required to register using this link.

Inventory of good practices

An initial report on good practices discussed during the IGF’s first mandate can be foundhere. This report is the first output in the creation of a continuing online best practices system.

Download thebackground information paper by IGF Secretariat.

From the IGF Secretariat web site.