Maldives Internet Governance Forum (IGF) 2023 to be held on June 16-17

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PUBLISHED 09 June 2023

Women in Tech, a non-governmental organization (NGO), has announced that the Maldives IGF 2023 will be held on June 16-17 at the Maldives National University (MNU) Main Campus. The forum will adopt a hybrid format, allowing both physical attendance and virtual participation via an online platform.

The forum is a platform that aims to bring together stakeholders from various sectors to discuss and exchange ideas on crucial Internet governance issues. The initiative gathers diverse participants, including government representatives, civil society organizations, the private sector, technical communities, and academia. The goal of the forum is to foster collaboration, idea-sharing, and problem-solving in response to the rapidly changing digital landscape.

This year's theme for the forum includes:

  • Ensuring cybersecurity and resilience

  • Bridging the digital divide

  • Emerging technologies

  • Combating misinformation and promoting freedom of expression

  • Strengthening data governance and ownership

  • Fostering innovation in the digital economy

Registration is currently open for organizations interested in hosting sessions at the Maldives IGF. To register, please visit the forum website.

The Maldives IGF is an important opportunity for stakeholders from all over the world to come together and discuss the future of the Internet. The forum will provide a platform for sharing ideas, building partnerships, and developing solutions to the challenges facing the digital world