About the Internet Governance Forum

IGF Mandate

Paragraph 72 of the Tunis Agenda:

72. We ask the UN Secretary-General, in an open and inclusive process, to convene, by the second quarter of 2006, a meeting of the new forum for multi-stakeholder policy dialogue—called the Internet Governance Forum (IGF). The mandate of the Forum is to:



Contact us:

Please do not hesitate to contact the IGF Secretariat should you have any concerns or questions about the Internet Governance Forum.

Staff Members

Chengetai Masango, Programme and Technology Manager.

Adam Peake, Part-time Consultant.

Brian Gutterman, Consultant.

Past Staff Members

Vacancies at the IGF Secretariat

Webmaster - Apply before 14 February 2014 

Internship at the IGF Secretariat 

Fellowship Programme at the IGF Secretariat

The IGF fellowship programme provides an opportunity for those active in the field of Internet governance, to work at the IGF Secretariat for three months. The nominations should be submitted through national and regional IGF initiatives. Preference is given to nominees from least developed Countries (LDC's), developing countries and transitional economies. Names submitted through this process are kept on a roster. Unfortunately due to the large number of applications the Secretariat can only contact those that are shortlisted in a particular cycle. For further information about the fellowship programme please contact the IGF Secretariat at igf[at]unog.ch

Mailing Address:

United NationsSecretariat of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF)Dependance La PelousePalais des Nations, CH-1211 Geneva 10Switzerland

Tel.: +41 (0) 229 175 778


Email: igf [at] unog.ch