IGF 2006 Athens

The inaugural meeting of the United Nations Internet Governance Forum (IGF) was held in Athens, Greece from 30 October – 2 November 2006.

IP Justice Report on IGF 2006 in Athens

IP Justice video clips from IGF 2006 in Athens

“Imagining the Internet” video interviews and documentary on IGF 2006 in Athens

The four main themes for the 2006 UN summit were “openness, access, diversity, and security”. One of the main outcomes from IGF 2006 in Athens was the creation of a number of “Dynamic Coalitions”. Dynamic Coalitions are loosely tied groups of NGO’s, business, governments, academics, and IGO’s working together on a particular Internet governance issue.

IGF 2006 in Athens Plenary

IP Justice partnered with a number of other NGOs, governments, and tech companies to sponsor 3 IGF workshops in Athens:

More details on the IGF 2006 workshops on the IPJ wiki.

More information on IGF 2006 Athens: