Internet Governance Forum Leadership Panel

Aug 28, 2022News

The United Nations Secretary-General has appointed 10 high-level and eminent persons to serve on his inaugural Internet Governance Forum (IGF) Leadership Panel.

In line with the mandate of the IGF and as recommended in the Secretary-General’s Roadmap for Digital Cooperation, the Secretary-General has established the Panel as a strategic, empowered, and multistakeholder body to support and strengthen the IGF. The Panel will thus address strategic and urgent issues and highlight Forum discussions and possible follow-up actions, in order to promote greater impact and dissemination of IGF discussions according to its Terms of Reference.

Two of the ten distinguished members of the Panel are Boston Global Forum’s Global Enlightenment Leaders: Father of Internet Vint Cerf and former Estonian President Toomas Hendrik Ilves.